stretching spotlight

The Benefits of Stretching: Learn the Advantages of Flexibility

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski
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“Make sure you stretch!” - Something we often hear before or after we participate in any sort of exercise. But is stretching that good for you? What exactly are the benefits of having a regular stretching routine?
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Athlete Recovery Techniques to Achieve Peak Performance

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager
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Newton had it right all along: For every action, there is indeed a reaction. In 2021 this means that however hard we work towards our fitness goals, wellness goals, and professional goals, we must work that hard or harder towards recovery.
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Fitness spotlight

6 Tips to Keep Health and Fitness Goals at the Top of Mind When Returning Back to Work

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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Many organizations have started asking their employees to return to work onsite after they had been working remotely during the last year and a half due to the pandemic. While very few companies have transitioned to a full-remote work model, most of the ...
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Podcast Random Fit

Random Fit: Special Guest DeMarcus Ware

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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DeMarcus Ware learned quite a bit about caring for and maintaining his body during his 12-year NFL career.   Now the Super Bowl champion linebacker and nine-time Pro Bowler is helping others reach their personal and professional fitness goals.
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CPT spotlight OPT Model

OPT™ Model PHASE 5: POWER TRAINING

Jace Fuchs 0
In previous articles, we examined the first four phases of the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model. We are now onto the last level and phase of the OPT model: Phase 5 Power Training. Before jumping into the specifics of Phase 5, let’s briefly review ...
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CPT spotlight OPT Model

Phase 4 of the OPT™ Model: Maximal Strength Training:

Jace Fuchs 0
The Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model is a proven training system for CPTs that can help any client reach any goal safely and effectively. It is a system based on human movement science and integrated training principles and validated in research ...
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Phase 3 of the OPT™ Model Explained: Muscular Development

Jace Fuchs 0
Moving along in our discussion of the different phases of the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model, next, we have Phase 3 Muscular Development Training. Phase 3 is the second phase of the Strength Level of the OPT model. As a quick reminder, the OPT ...
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Workout Plans spotlight

Gym Anxiety Tips: How You Can Overcome ‘Gymtimidation’ and Start Working Out

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Just thinking about going to the gym might make your heart race and sweat glands activate, but not in anticipation of the heart-pumping workout ahead of you. Instead, it may be feelings of stress and anxiety holding you back from going all-in with a ...
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An Explanation of The 2nd Phase of the OPT™ Model

Jace Fuchs 0
Continuing our discussion of the different phases of training from the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) Model, next, we will be covering Phase 2 of the OPT Model titled Strength Endurance Training. This phase acts as a bridge between our focus on ...
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CPT spotlight exercise science

Isometric Exercises: Examples, Benefits, and Applications

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills
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As explained in the NASM-CPT 7 course, there are several types of muscle actions  which are utilized to produce human movement; however, when most people think of exercise, they likely picture isotonic muscle actions. Isotonic muscle actions move a ...
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