CES spotlight

Exercising With Chronic Pain: How to Alleviate Stress on the Body

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Chronic pain is defined as any pain from an injury or condition lasting more than 12 weeks. Many potential clients seeking a certified personal trainer, yoga class, or corrective exercise specialist do so in hopes of using exercise to mitigate chronic ...
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CES spotlight

10 Effective Shoulder Pain Exercises: Correct Your Shoulder Today!

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Shoulder pain, prior injury, or overall dysfunction is a very common problem in both the athletic and general populations in a personal training practice. A complaint of shoulder pain occurs in 16 to 26 percent of adults and is the third most common ...
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CES

Overuse Injuries and How to Correct Them

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Do you or your clients complain of bothersome pain in the shoulder, knee, hip, foot? Perhaps you or your client do not remember any sudden injury leading to the pain? It may be described as a pain that moves around and waxes and wanes.
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CES

The 7 Best Exercises to Alleviate Lower Back Pain

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
If you’ve ever suffered from lower back pain, you know that it can be, well, a pain! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services conducted a National Health Interview survey of 31,997 adults in 2019. Their reports showed that 39% of respondents ...
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CES exercise science

The Muscles Used in Squats - Squat Biomechanics Explained

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES |
The squat is arguably the most popular exercise used by athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike, and for good reason. There is ample evidence describing its use for improving lower body muscular endurance, strength, muscle size, and power. 
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CES Training Benefits warm-up

Foam Rolling: Applying the Technique of Self-Myofascial Release

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
Try out our free foam rolling course today and learn the importance of foam rolling! Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry. This effective and simple to do technique ...
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CES

External Hip Rotatation Exercises for Injury Prevention

Pete Holman |
There are many strategies that Injury Prevention Specialists (like an NASM-CES)  can use for training the hip, among them are: deadlifts, squats, power cleans, lunges, KB swings, hip thrusts, etc. These movements have proven to be an effective way to ...
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CES Joint Health

Programming And Exercises for Knee Replacements

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills |
In a previous article, Prehabilitation Through Corrective Exercise: A Guide for Trainers, we explored how experts in human movement could help prepare individuals for a procedure like total knee replacement surgery. This article will focus on ...
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CES

Prehabilitation Through Corrective Exercise: A Guide for Trainers

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills |
NASM Corrective Exercise Specialists (CES) can provide targeted help to improve their client’s baseline physical health before surgical intervention. The purpose of prehabilitation is to put the client into the best position possible for post-procedure ...
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CES Research Study

Rotator Cuff Exercises and Muscle Activity in Workers with Shoulder Pain [Research Article Review]

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Research Review Effects of Selected Rehabilitative Exercises on External Rotator Muscles and Trapezius Muscles of Masonry Workers Study Author Singh, G. K., Srivastava, S., Kumar, M., & Ratnakar, S. Original Citation Singh, G. K., Srivastava, S., ...
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