CES Assessments

Correcting Upper Crossed Syndrome

Ken Miller
Ken Miller |
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 |
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 |
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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CES American Fitness Magazine

A Breakdown of Pronation Distortion Syndrome

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull |
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 |
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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CES Recovery

The Importance of Sleep and Recovery

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull |
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 |
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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Training Edge: Industry News, Insights, and Tools

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio |
Build Neck Strength to Lower Concussion Risk In recent news published in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, researchers who examined previous studies on concussion concluded that increasing neck strength “could substantially reduce ...
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CES American Fitness Magazine

Exercises for the Midfoot and Heel: Smart Corrective Steps

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull |
Proper assessment and training of the foot musculature are vital to optimal health . Given that the feet are our foundation and interact with our environment daily, it affects the whole body if they hurt. The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society ...
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What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull |
What is thoracic outlet syndrome? Are there assessments that personal trainers can consider to identify it, and can corrective exercise programming help?
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