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Start Your Career in Personal Training with NASM

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 By Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS Employment for personal trainers is expected to continue growing at a faster than average rate compared to other industries.
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Fitness Training Benefits

Physiological Consequences of Extreme Aerobic Activity

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, PES, CES, NASM-CPT Most people are concerned with not getting enough exercise. But for some individuals the opposite may hold true. Some individuals exercise to extremes and may inadvertently be damaging their body. The old ...
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Sports Performance Nutrition

Raise Your Cup to a Race Well Run?

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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In the spirit of Oktoberfest and post-race beer gardens, we’re going to explore the nutritional topic of beer. Of course, we remind you that moderation and responsibility apply.
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CES knee Training Benefits Women's Fitness

Knee strength for females: Look to the hip for answers

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Did you know females are more susceptible to knee pain and injury than males? This is due to a number of reasons including: anatomical differences, hormonal differences, biomechanical differences, and strength imbalance differences (MGH Sports Physical ...
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Fitness Training Benefits Periodization

Advanced Program Design: Optimizing performance by matching resistance and cardiovascular programs

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Meredith Butulis DPT, MSPT, ACSM HFS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, BBU Pilates Studio Certified, Life Time Academy Instructor Note: This article is for advanced program design and assumes a working knowledge of exercise physiology including energy systems, ...
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Fitness Workout Plans

Stability Training For Bodybuilders: Phase 1

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Hip Shifting Compensation? A Behind the Scenes Look at the Overhead Squat Assessment.

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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  The overhead squat assessment is not limited to just lateral and frontal views. Taking a posterior view can add another dimension to identifying and addressing kinetic chain dysfunction. One of the more surprising observations is an asymmetrical weight ...
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CES stretching Training Benefits Foam Rolling

Foam Rolling: Applying the Technique of Self-Myofascial Release

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Try out our free foam rolling course today and learn the importance of foam rolling! Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry. This effective and simple to do technique ...
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The Paleolithic (Paleo) Diet

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, CES, PES, NASM-CPT The world of nutrition is full of controversy, both disagreements within the scientific community as well as discrepancies (often marketing driven) between consumer media reports.
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Resistance Training for the Ultra-endurance Athlete

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, PES, CES, NASM-CPT It is fairly common for ultra-endurance athletes (i.e. trail runners, Ironman distance triathletes, etc.) to avoid resistance training as part of their in-season training program. If the athlete does any ...
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