Fitness

Resistance Training Tips

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Fabio Comana MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Resistance training provides an almost endless list of benefits, including the preservation of, or an increase in muscle mass and bone density, and an elevated metabolic rate that effectively helps us burn more ...
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Fitness

Surviving Exercise in Cold Climates

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Sam Hutchison CES, CPT, NASM-CPT The seasons have changed, and for some of us it means below freezing temperatures and snow on the ground—not the most ideal conditions for exercising and physical activity. Fortunately, you don’t have to limit yourself ...
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Nutrition

Caffeine and Exercise: Benefits for Performance

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Caffeine has become a regular part of our daily diets, found in items such as chocolate, coffee, tea, and soda, even over-the-counter medications, supplements and cosmetics. It stimulates the central nervous system, heart, and musculoskeletal system (1). ...
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CES

Elbow Injuries in Throwing Sports

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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 By Sam Hutchison NASM-CPT, CES, PES "In today’s highly competitive sports environment, elbow injuries are prevalent for overhead throwing athletes (i.e., baseball and football) at all levels of playing. Although this may be as mild as a sore elbow, it ...
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Workout Ideas for an Obese Client (Chart)

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Fitness wellness

Relaxation Techniques for the Holiday Season

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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The holiday season is supposed to be a time for joy, peace, love and caring for one another.  However, stress is often times a big component as people flock to the mall to find the perfect gift, agonize over cooking a perfect holiday meal and worry about ...
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Holidays Nutrition

This Season’s Nutrition Spotlight: Sweet Potatoes!

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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The mere mention of sweet potatoes brings memories of a Thanksgiving table to mind. These nutritional tuberous all-stars have found their way onto everyday menus and, in some cases, have even bumped the traditional white potato out of our kitchens. What ...
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CES Joint Health

Shoulder Pain Prevention

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Is shoulder pain stopping you from playing your favorite sport or achieving your personal fitness goals?
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CPT

Start Your Career in Personal Training with NASM

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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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

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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