CES stretching Hypertrophy Muscles

Piriformis Stretches to Relieve Piriformis Syndrome

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Discomfort from too much sitting? Inactive glutes? Buttock and leg pain? Though small in size, the piriformis could have a big impact on keeping the human movement system moving smoothly. Addressing an overactive piriformis may be part of the solution.
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CPT

Strengthening Your Communication Skills with Clients

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Are you clicking with your clients? Effective communication is a two-way street, and most of us need a little practice and guidance when it comes to our professional interactions with clients-especially new clients as we dance that awkward ...
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Nutrition

Carbohydrates: Are They Really That Bad For You?

Geoff Lecovin |
A review of some of the most popular diet programs reveals that they fall along a continuum from "anti-carbohydrate” to "anti-fat." The Standard American Diet (SAD) is typically comprised of 43-50% carbs. Low carbohydrate diets have been a popular trend ...
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Joint Health

Knee Biomechanics: What is Screw Home Rotation?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Often we take for granted our body's ability to move. Movement occurs quickly and often without thought. But take a deeper look beneath the surface and you will understand why simple movements, like bending at the knee, require complex interactions ...
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CPT Fitness Weight Loss

Assessing Change - Beyond the Number on the Scale

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
When clients want to change their body composition, such as losing fat or gaining lean mass, how will you determine if they are meeting their goals? You can use a weight loss calculator, BMI calculator, skinfold measurements, and more.  There are many ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition Recovery

Prep and Recovery: New Cornerstones to Effective Exercise Programming

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Looking for optimal exercise training results? What you do before and after could be just as important as the actual training itself. Discover where to focus pre-exercise efforts and what to consider for post-exercise recovery.
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CPT Fitness Workout Plans

30 Minute Workout Programs for Busy Clients

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Here’s a quick 30-minute workout that will get clients on the road to fitness! These short, effective routines are perfect for online personal trainers who have busy clients that don't have the time to make frequent gym appointments! The biggest excuse ...
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Workout Plans Youth Fitness

Fun and Effective Group Youth Programming Strategies

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
When putting together group training programs for kids - fun is the name of the game.
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Senior Fitness

Osteoarthritis Workout Program for Clients

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
With one in five adults battling arthritis, including many people in their 40s and 50s, you’re likely to encounter a few clients with the condition. “Current evidence shows that one of the most helpful things anybody can do for arthritis is stay ...
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Workout Plans

Six Squat Exercise Variations That Bring Great Results

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
The squat is a powerful move that can improve overall strength and flexibility. Here, Dino Del Mastro, NASM Master Instructor and doctor of chiropractic based in the San Francisco Bay Area, shares the proper form and a progression of squat modifications ...
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