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Runners are always sharing stories about their IT-band and how much it hurts. But what is IT-band syndrome, what causes it, and most importantly, how can you apply correctives exercise strategies to prevent it. By: Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES Introduction Lower extremity injuries account for over 50% of

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Karen Jashinsky, CPT, MBA, chief fitness officer of 02 Max Fitness shares her secrets to success. Knowing how to boost clients’ health and fitness is just one part of your job. You’re also an entrepreneur. Whether you’re a trainer at a large chain or a sole proprietor, professional development skills such

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Get ideas for keeping it real and keeping clients happy. One of the more challenging aspects of the trainer-client relationship is making sure clients’ expectations and goals match what’s realistic. “You will not believe how many times clients have asked about increasing height,” says David Van Daff, NASM-CPT, PES, CES,

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Functional training has become a buzz word in the industry and a trend that has taken the industry by storm. There are fitness education organizations that offer credentialing courses just around functional training. Traditionally, functional training is considered integrated (total body), multi-planar movement that requires efficient acceleration, deceleration and stabilization

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By: Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES We’ve all seen the research about the negative impact sitting for extended periods of time has on our health. But most of us have to sit, at least for a portion of our day. Read on to learn ways to address the postural

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