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12 Great Corrective Exercises for the Upper Back

Wendy Batts, MS, LMT
Wendy Batts, MS, LMT
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Have you ever wondered why your upper back is "stiff" or wish that someone would grab your shoulders and give you a quick shoulder massage? Well, if this is you, you are not alone.
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Lower Crossed Syndrome: Starting From the Center

Ken Miller
Ken Miller
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Lower crossed syndrome is one of the most common compensatory patterns. It is characterized by an anterior tilt to the pelvis (arched lower back). In recent years, we’ve heard a lot about the ill effects of prolonged sitting. Articles, blog posts and TV ...
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Five Reasons to Become a Corrective Exercise Specialist

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Becoming a Corrective Exercise Specialist has many benefits and can help you expand your expertise and increase your income. Here are the top five reasons Certified Personal Trainers should become a Corrective Exercise Specialist.
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CES Assessments

Correcting Upper Crossed Syndrome

Ken Miller
Ken Miller
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If you’re like the millions of people who use electronic tools such as a cell phone, tablet, laptop or desk computer, you’ve probably spent hours upon hours looking at the screen with your head jutted forward - as is common with a forward head posture. ...
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How to Use a Foam Roller

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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The foam rolling market has exploded with rollers that have different shapes, densities, textures, and designs. Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release technique that is commonly used by Corrective Exercise Specialists. It wasn’t until just recently ...
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A Guide to NASM's Corrective Exercise Continuum (CEx)

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Corrective Exercises are all about helping people move and feel better whether it’s while working out or just living their everyday life. In order to accomplish this, it requires a true and in-depth understanding of four phases that comprise the ...
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A Breakdown of Pronation Distortion Syndrome

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Originally published in the 2019 winter issue of American Fitness Magazine Humans seem to be prone to many different syndromes. One definition of the word syndrome on Merriam-Webster.com is “a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and ...
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What Do Foam Rollers Do?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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In the last decade, the use of foam rolling has become increasingly popular for athletes and average Joes alike. Foam rolling as a corrective exercise method makes sense – they feel "good," seem to work well, have an excellent cost to benefit ratio, and ...
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The Importance of Sleep and Recovery

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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When we think of corrective exercise, we often picture the process of trying to correct a less than optimal movement pattern with rolling, lengthening, activation, and integration techniques.
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CES American Fitness Magazine Joint Health

BACK ON TRACK: WORKING WITH CLIENTS FOLLOWING A KNEE REPLACEMENT

Trish Muse
Trish Muse
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Chances are, at some point in your personal training career, you will work with clients who’ve had a knee replacement or are on track to get one. This can be a daunting prospect to consider, but it doesn’t have to be. With a combination of cultivated ...
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