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Welcome to the Future of Fitness

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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  The following is a transcript of the #OptimaOnline Keynote address from Global Fitness and Wellness Solutions President Laurie McCartney. Want to attend the rest of the conference or see everything on demand? 
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CES Research Study

Rotator Cuff Exercises and Muscle Activity in Workers with Shoulder Pain [Research Article Review]

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Research Review Effects of Selected Rehabilitative Exercises on External Rotator Muscles and Trapezius Muscles of Masonry Workers Study Author Singh, G. K., Srivastava, S., Kumar, M., & Ratnakar, S. Original Citation Singh, G. K., Srivastava, S., ...
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Nutrition

Staying in Scope with Nutrition

Christopher Mohr, PHD, RD
Christopher Mohr, PHD, RD
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How often do you hear questions like: “How much protein should I have?” “What do you think about intermittent fasting?” “Should I follow the [insert name of current popular diet] to lose weight?” It’s not surprising.
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CPT Youth Fitness

Family Fitness: 5 Easy Exercises Tips to Keep a Family Well

Katrina Pilkington
Katrina Pilkington
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We can teeter on using the term "fit" to refer to a family's health and wellbeing, but that can all-too-often encompass a notion that a family's goals are performative. Being WELL is the goal.
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Nutrition Hypertrophy Behavior Change

Meals for Gaining Muscle: The Right Nutrition for Muscle Growth

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Gaining muscle is not quite as easy as going to the gym and lifting weights. That is just one part of the equation. In reality, gaining muscle requires two main things: a stimulus for growth and the energy to grow tissue.
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American Fitness Magazine

The Origins of TRX Training®: Creating a Global Training Brand

Shirley Archer, JD, MA
Shirley Archer, JD, MA
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  Originally published in the Fall 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. When Randy Hetrick “MacGyvered” the predecessor for today’s TRX® Suspension Trainer™ while serving as a Navy SEAL officer in 1997, he had no idea he was creating an entirely new ...
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wellness

Self-Care: 5 Tips for Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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Self-care is a word that keeps emerging in news articles and company-wide employee emails during the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the unprecedented stress many individuals face, some companies are re-establishing their Employee Assistance Program (EAP) ...
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CPT Advice Master Instructor Roundtable

Master Instructors of the Month - September 2020

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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NASM and AFAA are stewards of what it means to be the best and brightest in fitness and wellness. Both brands are focused on building a diverse and unique community dedicated to creating a better and brighter future in the industry.  
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CPT

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Fitness Goals to Overcome Mental Hurdles

Cherilyn McLester, PhD
Cherilyn McLester, PhD
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Exercise is often associated with physical exertion and adaptations such as weight loss, improved athletic performance, and increased strength. However, one thing that these variables all have in common is that they are not mindless.
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CPT Q & A

Q & A with Sal Stowers

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If you’re a fan of daytime television, you probably recognize Sal Stowers. She’s a regular on NBC’s Days of Our Lives, where she plays police detective Lani Price. As you'll see, though, that is just a small part of who she is and what she's passionate ...
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