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Joint Hypermobility: The Shoulder

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Everyone is quick to talk about “tightness.” The calves are tight; the hip flexors are tight; the low-back is tight; the shoulders and the neck are tight. It’s true that many people are tight and restricted, but what about those that have too much ...
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Addressing Overactive Hip Flexors with Corrective Exercise

Andrew Mills 1
For many of us, working with individuals with tight/overactive hip flexors is a common occurrence. Learning to properly assess and address overactive hip flexors is a powerful skill in helping today’s client move more efficiently.
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Is Static Stretching the Best Strategy for Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement?

Kathy Zetterberg 0
Static stretching is a highly debated and controversial topic within the fitness and sports performance communities, and is focused around the concept that sustained static stretching could impair subsequent performance (Rossi et al. 2010; Shrier 2004; ...
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The Places You’ll Go! Taking Personal Training to Amazing Places.

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Your training can help take your clients to some amazing places. Meet trainers who work with oil-rig workers, elite combat units, and astronauts, and get their advice on building your career beyond the typical gym environment.
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A Practical Approach to Training the Muscle Synergies

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Muscles don’t work alone to create movement. They work together in synergies to create coordinated movements. Here we’ll identify the four muscle subsystems, discover how these synergies work together, and how to select exercises for developing optimal ...
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Piriformis: Is it really tight? Really?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Most clients, and fitness professionals alike, use the term “tight” to indicate that a muscle or other form of contractile tissue is shorter than it should be. After being in the fitness industry for more than 15 years, I've heard the phrase “my ...
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The Workday Boost! Beat a Desk-bound Posture with this Workout!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Desk-bound employees can develop a hunched posture that saps energy and strength. Here’s a safe-for-the-office routine that can help. For many people, nine-hour workdays are the minimum—and lunch breaks are short or taken at the desk. Even if the person ...
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Dropping the Heel for Summer Foot Freedom

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Summer is a carefree transition for feet, going from the confines of boots and high heels to flip-flops or the complete freedom of going barefoot. To make this transition comfortable and safe for your clients, consider
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The Pitcher's Dilemma: If You Have an Elbow Problem, You Have a Body Problem.

Ken Miller
Ken Miller
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Major League Baseball history was made in 1974. It wasn’t made by a World Series deciding play at the plate or even a record breaking event. History was made off the field when
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Misconceptions of the IT Band

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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If you were to research IT band problems every day for the next year, there is a good chance you will accumulate over 365 different articles on causes, approaches to treatment, and quick fixes. Many of these articles would explain how the IT band
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