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Training Edge: Industry News, Insights, and Tools

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Build Neck Strength to Lower Concussion Risk In recent news published in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, researchers who examined previous studies on concussion concluded that increasing neck strength “could substantially reduce ...
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Behavior Change Theory: Help Clients Stick With Their Program

Maria Luque, PhD 0
Stephanie is your newest fitness client. She’s 42 years old and works 50 hours a week as a certified public accountant. She would like to quit smoking, give up junk food and get active—all the foundations of a healthy lifestyle.
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Well Enough to Serve

Lawrence Biscontini, MA 0
Our fitness careers demand an almost nonstop service-oriented approach to work. ­Unfortunately, constantly empowering other people’s wellness can leave us feeling empty, which is why I often tell people I mentor, “We can’t serve tea from an empty teapot.”
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Rhabdomyolysis: What Every Fitness Pro Needs to Know

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Vu Nguyen was strong and fit. He didn’t drink or smoke. But on a sweltering July day in 2018, the 50-year-old Cleveland police officer collapsed during a 1.5-mile run that was part of a training exercise.
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Exercises for the Midfoot and Heel: Smart Corrective Steps

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Proper assessment and training of the foot musculature are vital to optimal health . Given that the feet are our foundation and interact with our environment daily, it affects the whole body if they hurt. The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society ...
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

A Gut Check on Gut Health: What You Need to Know

Joseph Weiss 0
Each of us has held beliefs—obtained through observation, experience or even formal education—that were later found to be wrong. In fact, medical schooling begins with a warning:
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Working Through Cancer: Exercise as a Part of Recovery

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Cancer is serious business. It is second only to heart disease as Americans’ leading cause of death, and more than 1.7 million new cases of cancer are expected to be diagnosed ...
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The Mighty Mango: Its Role in Exercise Performance

Alexandra Williams, MA
Alexandra Williams, MA
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Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine. After 15 days of supplementation with a combination of peanut husk extract (luteolin) and mango leaf extract (mangiferin), a group of healthy male university students from Spain ...
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The Coach Approach

Shirley Archer, JD, MA
Shirley Archer, JD, MA
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Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine. What do you do when life throws you a curveball? Let’s say your program design doesn’t fit a client’s current mood or your class has participants with wide-ranging ability ...
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Is Losing Touch with the Why in Program Design Costing You Money?

Ryan Halvorson
Ryan Halvorson
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Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine. When I first became a personal trainer some 14 years ago, I was obsessed with corrective exercise and movement perfection. Prospective clients watched as I geeked out on every ...
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