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5 Yoga Poses for Opening the Hips

Laurel van den Cline 0
Why do we need hip opening poses? Most of us sit...a lot. We sit when we drive to work, we sit at a desk, we sit at home. Even cycling, or at the gym with certain ab and weight training exercises, our hips are flexed and can become tight. It doesn't ...
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How to Prevent ACL Injuries and Keep Your Clients on the Court Through Corrective Exercise Programming

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 1
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common among young female athletes occurring at a conservative estimate of 38,000 incidences per year. (1) With the cost of a surgical repair ranging between $17,000-$25,000 (2), the economic ...
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How to prevent rotator cuff injuries through corrective exercise programming (Part 1)

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Shoulder pain and shoulder injuries are among the most common conditions within the general population and among athletes. Approximately 75 to 80% of these are caused by conditions related to the rotator cuff (1). The rotator cuff consists of four ...
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5 Exercises to Combat the Negative Effects of Bad Posture

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 2
We all know that our clients are doing good things for their bodies while we are with them, but probably not during the other hours of the week. Especially the prolonged time they potentially spend sitting, now considered detrimental to overall health. ...
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The Swimmer's Shoulder: A Corrective Exercise Perspective

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, CNC 0
Are your swimming clients at risk for Swimmer’s Shoulder? The repetitive overhead movements, combined with faulty stroke mechanics and postural distortion patterns can place the shoulder joint in a risky position. Put the NASM Corrective Exercise ...
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Golfer’s Elbow vs. Tennis Elbow

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Introduction When individuals think about sports-related injuries, many of the injuries are associated with football, baseball, and basketball and usually to the regions of the ankle, knee, back, or shoulder. However, due to their professional and ...
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THE VOICE OF POSTURE

Claudia Friedlander, DMus, NASM-CPT 0
As a voice teacher, I was drawn to fitness to develop a sports-specific training protocol for singers. Corrective exercise techniques are often just as important as vocalises for helping my students to become the best singers they can be. Excellent ...
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Back to School Doesn’t Have to be a Pain

Geoff Lecovin 2
It’s back to school time. Backpacks, sitting and poor studying posture can mean your “kinetic chain” is going to get yanked and kinked, potentially resulting in pain.
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If I Knew Then…Three Trainers Share their Experience

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By Mike Woelflein Personal training is a growing field—and the growth shows no sign of slowing. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 13% growth through 2022. That’s a lot of new trainers entering the workforce, all wondering one thing: How ...
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Addressing the Psoas in the NASM Corrective Exercise Model

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS
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The psoas has been a target of much accusation and blame for causing altered movement patterns in the realm of human movement science, and for good reason. We are a hip flexed people, product of a chair-borne society. Until the societal paradigm shifts ...
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