Try these keys for smooth (and effective) small group training. Small groups are hot. In 2011, about 7.7 million Americans participated in boot-camp-style cross-training classes, according to the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. What’s more, 2.9 million of those people went to such classes at least 50 times a year.
By: Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES Trainers beware, you’re being watched! Not just by gym members, but by fellow Health and Fitness Professionals as well. My daily routine includes me heading to the local gym at 5:15 in the morning to get my workout in. Although I’m very focused
By: Brian Sutton MS, MA, PES, CES, NASM-CPT Ultra endurance athletes may avoid incorporating resistance training into their program. Explore recent findings and determine if adding resistance training in right for your endurance athletes. It is fairly common for ultra-endurance athletes (i.e., trail runners, Ironman distance triathletes, etc.) to avoid
Are your athletes or clients at risk for exertional rhabdomyolysis? Risk factors include if they are new to exercise, deconditioned, or are exercising in hot and humid conditions, combined with intense physical training. Discover a variety of preventative measures that can be applied to reduce the risk. Introduction Exertional rhabdomyolysis
By: Brian Sutton, MS, MA, PES, CES, NASM CPT Introduction Over the last 10-plus years, there probably has not been a supplement more popular or one researched more often than creatine monohydrate. Creatine has found its place among bodybuilders, fitness enthusiasts, and athletes looking for improvements in strength, muscle hypertrophy,