Tech Goals for 2020 That Can Boost Your Income
FitnessThe Training Edge

A good goal for any fitness professional is to learn more about fitness technology, says Ted Vickey, PhD, founder and CEO of FitWell, a fitness technology management company based in San Diego. Becoming a power user and early adopter can differentiate you from competitors and enable you to provide added

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 20: Stabilization Endurance Training
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

This episode discusses the Stabilization Endurance Training phase of the OPT™ Model. In this session, there is a discussion about all the components leading up to resistance training which include: Flexibility (SMR and static stretching) Core Balance Reactive training SAQ Rick Richey answers questions such as: “Why does NASM suggest

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Snowboarding
Exercise ProgrammingFitnessHoliday FitnessSports Performance

Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. The dawning of true winter—and holiday gifts of down-filled jackets and cozy snow gloves—may have clients eagerly anticipating a day on the slopes. For those who have yet to start schussing down the mountain, circling the ice rink or shredding

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Drinking Soup Out of Bowl
Nutrition

Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Differences in taste perception may explain, in part, why people diagnosed with obesity tend to eat more than their counterparts with a lower body mass index, according to researchers at the University of Iowa. Recently, a team at UI conducted

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Personal Trainer Taking Photo of Client
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. After “James” earned his exercise physiology degree, he was eager to get certified as a personal trainer and begin his career. A college athlete, he had dreams of putting clients through rigorous programs that yielded results, and he envisioned

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