Nutrition

Tailgating Tips for a Healthy Season

Emily Bailey |
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 |
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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Fitness Cardio

New Programming Ideas for Traditional Cardio Exercise, Part 1

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Cardio programs continue to evolve given the changing needs and desires of exercisers. Driven in part by time constraints, but also by emerging research, it is the shorter, more-intense, yet time-efficient programs that are perhaps the most popular ...
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Sports Performance Nutrition

Iron: An Essential Mineral for Athletic Performance

Jena Walther, MS |
Trained athletes and clients alike are monitoring their intakes and percentages of critical fuels - carbohydrates, fats, and protein - but are potentially falling short on their micronutrient needs. These trace players in the diet can have a significant ...
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CES Sports Performance Workout Plans Joint Health

The Swimmer's Shoulder: A Corrective Exercise Perspective

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, CNC |
Are your swimming clients at risk for Swimmer’s Shoulder? The repetitive overhead movements, combined with faulty stroke mechanics and postural distortion patterns can place the shoulder joint in a risky position. Put the NASM Corrective Exercise ...
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American Fitness Magazine

Three Awesome Row Exercise Variations

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Originally published in the 2015 summer issue of American Fitness Magazine. There’s a saying around most gyms: If you’re not rowing, your muscles aren’t growing. But the row is more than this trite saying lets on. It can target specific muscles and help ...
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Sports Performance

Speed, Agility and Quickness: SAQ for You

Ken Miller
Ken Miller |
Speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ) training is too often associated with sports, strength and conditioning, and other physically demanding activities. Upon closer observation, we realize we have missed the everyday events and activities that can greatly ...
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CES Sports Performance

Golfer’s Elbow vs. Tennis Elbow

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Introduction When individuals think about sports-related injuries, many of the injuries are associated with football, baseball, and basketball and usually to the regions of the ankle, knee, low-back, or shoulder.
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Fitness Assessments

Kinetic Chain Assessments Streamlined

Geoff Lecovin |
Corrective exercise - as an exercise discipline - uses a systematic process that involves identifying neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction, developing a plan of action and integrating a corrective strategy. This process requires knowledge and application of ...
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CPT Personal Trainer Marketing

Creating Your WOW: Factors for Building Your Brand

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
You strive to acquire new customers and retain existing customers. Don’t let your efforts go to waste. Discover how you can create WOW experiences that will turn your customers into your very own loyal brand ambassadors. Read on for more, and try our ...
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