CES Sports Performance Joint Health

How to prevent rotator cuff injuries through corrective exercise programming (Part 1)

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Shoulder pain and shoulder injuries are among the most common conditions within the general population and among athletes. Approximately 75 to 80% of these are caused by conditions related to the rotator cuff (1). The rotator cuff consists of four ...
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CPT Fitness Training Benefits

Diabetes – Safe and Effective Exercise Programming

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
0
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that impairs the body’s ability to either produce or effectively use insulin, a key hormone for moving glucose from the bloodstream to the working muscles. Diabetes is currently ranked as the seventh leading cause of ...
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wellness Nutrition Advice

Healthy Body Image: You Are More Than a Number!

Emily Bailey 0
“Well, there it is again… another disappointing number. I just don’t understand. I trained hard at the gym all this week and I know I ate healthy too. I was feeling great until I saw the number on the scale that indicated I haven’t lost a pound this ...
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Fitness Weight Loss Nutrition

Bite into an apple, this season’s favorite functional food for bigger and stronger muscles.

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
1
One of the most popular items to add to a lunch box, find out what the latest research is suggesting regarding the health and performance benefits of apples. From increased muscle size to decreased obesity, apples bring more than just flavor to the fall.
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Fitness Workout Plans

Elbow Position and the Bench Press

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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If you are like most fitness professionals, reading about exercise technique can be confusing with so many opinions floating around as fact. It is hard to get a grasp on what is right, what is fallacy and what really matters when it comes to exercise ...
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CES CPT

5 Exercises to Combat the Negative Effects of Bad Posture

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 2
We all know that our clients are doing good things for their bodies while we are with them, but probably not during the other hours of the week. Especially the prolonged time they potentially spend sitting, now considered detrimental to overall health. ...
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Sports Performance

Can a Hypoxic Training Mask Improve Performance?

Jena Walther, MS 2
Don’t be afraid of that man wearing the mask on the treadmill next to you. Even though he looks like a cross between a burglar and Hannibal Lecter, he probably means you no harm. He’s wearing what’s known as an “altitude mask,” and despite your concerns, ...
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CPT Fitness Sports Performance Cardio

New Programming Ideas for Traditional Cardio Exercise, Part 2

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
3
Looking for an easy way to assess your client's current level of cardio and aerobic efficiency? Using the talk test to identify their ventilatory threshold can help do just that. Plus, learning to apply this information gives you the details needed to ...
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Nutrition

Tailgating Tips for a Healthy Season

Emily Bailey 1
Fall is football season and what does football season mean? It means it’s time to bring out the tailgating gear! Tailgating is meant to be a fun event shared with family and friends, but there are steps we can take to make sure we are adequately prepared ...
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CPT Fitness Senior Fitness

Are Older Adults Indifferent, Scared, and Reluctant to Exercise?

Jena Walther, MS 1
Exercise can bring numerous benefits to older adults, both physically and psychologically, so why aren’t they active enough? Sometimes the biggest challenges to training this group, or even getting them to attempt any exercise at all, are their perceived ...
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