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Exploring Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC): 'Burn Baby Burn!'

Geoff Lecovin 0
EPOC is the acronym for Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption. Many refer to it as the "afterburn." To better understand how EPOC works, let's review the basics of energy systems.
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Active Recovery Workouts: What to Do on Your Rest Day

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Recovery is important for getting the most out of your fitness programming and an essential component of a personal training education. I spend a decent amount of time talking with my clients about proper recovery techniques to avoid burnout and injury ...
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Online Personal Training: How to Build Your Business

Keridon McMahon
Keridon McMahon
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Online personal training is now more relevant than ever. With the vast array of technological options and virtual training applications available, you can pivot to an online personal training business in a few relatively easy steps.
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CES Fitness Foam Rolling

Foam Roller Exercises

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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As discussed in the NASM-CES course, effective and efficient rolling means identifying and targeting the muscles that need it – the muscles that are likely the root cause of less than optimal movement. In many cases, muscles become overactive and short, ...
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Shedding a New Light on Your Rest Day

Morgan Shapiro
Morgan Shapiro
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Rest days. Something all of us gym rats know we need to partake in, but often have a hard time doing. We are regularly exposed to phrases such as "no days off" or "no pain, no gain."
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CES Fitness Foam Rolling

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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Planning Training Around One’s Own Biological Clock for Peak Performance

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager
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The expression "training around the clock" has more scientific merit than many would expect. Typically, it's used to refer to the daily grind of balancing training with work, meal preparation for training, and finding time to recover.  
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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness HIIT NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: The One Where We Talk HIIT and SIT

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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In this episode, Rick discusses the differences in Sprint Interval Training (SIT) and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and the benefits of both including:
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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness Behavior Change

One Thought-Provoking Question to Ask Clients to Help Them Change Behavior

Justin Kompf
Justin Kompf
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Most personal trainers, at some point, will have a consultation with a client who has a weight loss goal. For a few weeks, I had one of my clients message me everything they ate along with their exercise routine outside of the gym. We're talking times, ...
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Your Two Brains: How They Influence Your Health Decisions

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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A hypothetical person, we will call him Justin, has a thought: he will wake up at 6:00 a.m. and go to the gym. He closes his eyes to sleep, filled with great intentions to exercise the next day. He even sets his alarm for 5:50 a.m. just in case.  In ...
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