CES stretching Muscles

Overactive Versus Underactive Muscles: What Does It All Mean?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull |
“Do you suffer from muscle imbalances?” “Is your back pain due to a muscle imbalance?” “Prevent ACL injuries by reducing your muscle imbalances!” What does all this mean? Are muscle imbalances just a marketing craze extending beyond the fitness industry ...
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Nutrition

Detoxification- What Do You Have to Lose?

Geoff Lecovin |
Are you feeling sluggish or lethargic? Have you put on a few extra pounds? Is your skin blemished? Should you invest in a detox program?
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CES

Addressing the Psoas in the NASM Corrective Exercise Model

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS |
The psoas has been a target of much accusation and blame for causing altered movement patterns in the realm of human movement science, and for good reason. We are a hip flexed people, product of a chair-borne society. Until the societal paradigm shifts ...
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Sports Performance

Sports Performance Testing and Evaluation: The Whole Team Approach

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES |
As a sports performance professional, conducting a comprehensive fitness evaluation for an athlete can be a complicated process. And it is even more complicated when working with an entire team of athletes. Selecting the appropriate health-risk, ...
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Fitness

5 Fitness Myths-Busted!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Are your clients held back by their belief in fitness fictions? Here, Brent Brookbush, DPT, PT, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, CSCS, ACSM-H/FS, NASM Master Instructor, and author of Fitness or Fiction: The Truth About Diet and Exercise, gets to the bottom of ...
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Workout Plans NASM

Stand Up and Succeed: Stand Up Paddleboard SUP Workout

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
If you have clients who are interested in stand-up paddleboarding (or just want better balance and strength), this is the workout to try. While it’s true that dry-land training can only get you so far when it comes to stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), the ...
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CPT Sports Performance

Understanding The Modified Landing Error Scoring System (Less Test)

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES |
It is estimated nearly 150,000 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur annually in the U.S. and approximately 70% of these are noncontact; oftentimes caused by the inability to decelerate, change direction, or land properly from a jump (1,2). ...
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CPT Nutrition

Salty Facts on Sodium

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
The average American consumes 3,436 mg of sodium each day, an amount far in excess of the tolerable upper level (UL*) intake recommended by most health organizations to prevent health concerns like hypertension, a disease attributed to nearly 400,000 ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

Heat: Signs, Symptoms, and Strategies for Training in the Heat

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
Keeping athletes and clients performing at their peak while also avoiding heat-related illnesses takes preparation and planning. Bodies need time to adapt to the increased physiological demands of training in warm environments. But even with preparation ...
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Workout Plans

Vertical Loading: A Total Body Approach for Vertical Workouts

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Are your clients stuck in a plateau and not continuing to lose weight? Are you experiencing “Program Design Block” (a trainer’s version of “writer’s block”) trying to keep your clients challenged and progressing? Are you or your clients bored with their ...
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