Fitness Training Benefits

Physiological Consequences of Extreme Aerobic Activity

National Academy of Sports Medicine
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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Knee strength for females: Look to the hip for answers

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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You can find more information on female-specific training within the Women's Fitness Specialist course. 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, ...
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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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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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Using Stage Training to Improve Cardiorespiratory Endurance

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, PES, CES, NASM-CPT Of the various components that comprise a client’s total physical fitness program, cardiorespiratory endurance is probably the most misunderstood and underrated. In order to understand how to perform ...
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Fitness Training Benefits

Implementing Safe and Effective Training Methods

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model is a planned, systematic, periodized training system. It is designed to concomitantly improve all functional abilities including flexibility, core strength, muscular endurance, neuromuscular control, and ...
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Certified Personal Trainer CES

The Question of Handedness

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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When performing client assessments, do you ask if they are right or left handed? Handedness is not usually a standard question on assessment forms, but maybe it should be added. Handedness can have a definite impact on posture and the risk for developing ...
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