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Soccer Drills for Agility and Coordination

Josh Gonzalez 0
When it comes to worldwide popularity soccer is at the top of the fan and participant lists. Soccer is a sport that requires all the physical attributes; strength, speed, endurance, agility and mental fortitude. Fitness training for soccer requires
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The Scientific Rationale for Incorporating Olympic Weightlifting to Enhance Sports Performance

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Olympic lifts and their variations have long been used as a strengthening technique to enhance sports performance.
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Corrective Exercise: Reducing Risks of Non-Contact ACL Injury

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills
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As fitness professionals and sports enthusiasts, we know how devastating an ACL injury can be for an athlete, both professional and recreational. Discover how the NASM Corrective Exercise Continuum can be used to help prevent this potentially career ...
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Can Superfoods Equal Super Performance?

Emily Bailey 0
Meet three of today’s superfood darlings: açai berries, beetroot juice, and curcumin. What does the research say regarding their impact on athletic performance, recovery, and overall health? Here’s the delicious news.
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Understanding and Preventing Ankle Sprains Through Corrective Exercise

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries among physically active people accounting for an estimated 23,000 sprains -- daily --that are attributed to athletic activity. (1)
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Donating Blood and Exercise: What Athletes Should Know

Jena Walther, MS 0
Do you ever give blood? According to the Red Cross, every two seconds there’s an American in need of it, requiring roughly 41,000 donations per day. In the U.S., more than 100 million people are eligible to donate, although only about 9 million do so ...
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Concussions: What You Should Know

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Four things all trainers should know about clients and brain trauma. Football players aren’t the only ones at risk for concussions. Your active-sports-oriented clients are too—and the injury could have serious consequences if not properly treated. Here, ...
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Overtraining - When There Isn’t Enough Time to Recover

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Designing a training program for an athlete to peak for competition is one of the driving goals for sports performance specialists. From the big picture annual macrocycle, to the monthly mesocycle breakdown, and the finely detailed microcycle, periods of ...
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Helping Vegetarian Athletes Get the Nutrients They Need

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Eating red meat at least five times a week increases your risk for colon cancer by 400 % in comparison to eating it less than once a month. Vegetarians have a 24 % lower risk of mortality from heart disease than non-vegetarians. Given these statistics, ...
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