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Leveraging Your Training Skills for the Senior Fitness Market

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Age is more than a number- it’s an opportunity to serve a growing population. Every day we are bombarded with statistics on seniors and baby boomers, and the customer potential they can bring. But what do trainers (or club owners) need to consider before ...
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Research in Review: Impact of core stability exercises plus myofascial trigger point application on dynamic balance.

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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See how research on core stability exercise plus myofascial trigger point therapy improved dynamic balance for patients with low back pain.
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Building Your Business with CES

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Did you know that personal trainers who have their NASM Corrective Exercise Specialization (CES) earn 48% more than the average personal trainer?1 That’s an amazing pay increase in an industry where your income is typically determined by the number of ...
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Tai Chi for Seniors

Kathy Kuenzer 0
While there may be disagreement about how long the Chinese have practiced the martial art of tai chi—2,500 years or 400?—there is little dispute that in its current form, it makes practitioners feel healthier. Tai chi was originally a form of Chinese ...
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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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Boost Brainpower with Balance Training

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Four simple ways to introduce clients to balance training. Research has shown that just two sessions of balance training can lead to structural changes in the brain’s gray matter (which coordinates sensory and motor information) and white matter (which ...
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Stand Up and Succeed: Stand Up Paddleboard SUP Workout

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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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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Say Yes to Yoga! A Complementary Activity for You and Your Personal Training Clients.

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Yoga can offer your current clients added benefits and bring in new faces. Here’s how to get on the path to your own yoga practice.
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The Assessment of Postural Control and the Influence of a Secondary Task in People with ACL Reconstructed Knees

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Exercise progression is key for proper technique. A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine used a Wii balance board to assess postural control on post-ACL reconstruction patients and healthy controls. The results showed that although ...
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What a Pain in the... Joint: Training Guidelines for Arthritic Clients

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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There are more than 100 different conditions that are collectively referred to as arthritis and rheumatism. It is the most common chronic condition in older adults. The two most common forms of arthritis include osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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