Glutes spotlight Squats Exercise Library

How to Perform Goblet Squats for Stronger Glutes

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Squats are a staple exercise in any workout. From bodyweight squats to barbell squats and everything in-between, you can find a squat variation that uses almost any equipment type. Not only is the squat one of the most functional exercises, but it's also ...
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Glutes spotlight Exercise Library

How to Do a Glute Bridge: Form, Workouts, and More

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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After hours of sitting at your desk, sitting behind the wheel, and sitting on the couch, the glutes can become underactive. Over time, our bodies adapt to long hours of sitting, resulting in unwanted back pain and tightness, along with some faulty ...
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How to Perform a Standard Plank With 4 Variations

Melissa Hatton
Melissa Hatton
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Do you remember the recent social media "planking" fad where individuals would perform planks in some precarious and curious places? While some were photoshopped to express creativity and superhuman strength, when performed correctly, he plank is an ...
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CPT Workout Plans Exercise Library

9 Arm Exercises for Definition & Strength

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
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Are you looking for stronger, more defined arms — the type of arms you can show off? If toned and sculpted arms are what you’re looking for, try these strength training arm exercises.
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CPT Workout Plans Exercise Library

Sagittal, Frontal and Transverse Plane: Movements and Exercises

Andrew Payne
Andrew Payne
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We live in a three-dimensional world. Our bodies need the ability to move in all three dimensions. Poor range of motion and instability in just a single joint can cause over compensation. These alternate movement patterns can lead to chronic pain and ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Training Benefits Exercise Library

The Lunge - An Effective Lower Body Training Exercise

Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES
Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES
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The lunge is a versatile, simple and effective movement for lower body training. Various positions, planes of motion and speeds can all yield different training adaptations for the exerciser. Lunges are the gift that keeps on giving! We’ll discuss ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness Exercise Library

Mastering the Turkish Get-Up

Angie Miller, MS
Angie Miller, MS
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There are few training tools in the fitness mainstream that pique interest and create more discussion than the kettlebell. For some, an intimidating ball of iron, for others a versatile piece of equipment that with proper training can transform your ...
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American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Summer 2015 Exercise Library

Three Awesome Row Exercise Variations

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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  Originally published in the 2015 summer issue of American Fitness Magazine. There’s a saying around most gyms: If you’re not rowing, your muscles aren’t growing. But the row is more than this trite saying lets on. It can target specific muscles and ...
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Exercise Library

Push the Plank: These variations take your client’s core to the next level!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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From NASM’s The Training Edge, May/June 2014 The plank is one of the best all-around moves to build muscles that protect the spine and prevent lower back pain, and clients tend to like it because it requires no equipment and can be done anywhere. But ...
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