Fitness Research Study spotlight

The Pharmacologics of Exercise: Yes, Exercise Is Medicine!

Nicholas A. DiNubile 0
It’s been said, that if all the benefits of exercise could be placed in a single pill, it would be the most widely prescribed medication in the world. Scientific evidence continues to mount supporting the numerous medicinal benefits of exercise. In fact, ...
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Fitness NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast Finalist for ShareCare Award

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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We're very excited to announce that our own NASM-CPT Podcast hosted by Rick Richey is a finalist for the 2021 Sharecare Awards. These awards are put on by Share Care, a national consumer health and wellness brand, in conjunction with the National Academy ...
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Fitness spotlight

Can (And Should) You Exercise With COVID-19?

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham
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COVID-19 has spread worldwide, causing the fifth documented pandemic in history since the 1918 flu pandemic (Liu et al., 2020). The pandemic has had a significant impact on the world, resulting in humans having to isolate themselves to prevent community ...
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Fitness Exercise Library

How to Do a Plank With 4 Variations: Position & Form

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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Fitness Workout Plans

Maximize Bench Press Form by Addressing These Common Issues

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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The ability to perform horizontal pushing patterns, like a chest press is an essential component of anyone's movement capability. Perhaps one of the most utilized methods for practicing this movement in the gym setting, aside from the pushup, is the ...
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Fitness

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease With Hardiness Coaching

Patricia VanGalen
Patricia VanGalen
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Like a leaky roof, do we patch the hole and hope for the best? Or do we replace and restore it and do the maintenance to optimize it, despite extreme weather conditions? In ski-speak, we joke about variable conditions, which are never predictable. In ...
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Fitness Workout Plans

Bench Press Elbow Pain: Avoid Lifter's Elbow With These Modifications

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills
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Anyone having experienced pain in their elbow while bench pressing knows it can be a frustrating ordeal. For those who have not, imagine entering the gym ready to put in the work, and after loading the appropriate weight onto the bar, laying back on the ...
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Fitness exercise science

The Biomechanics of the Lat Pulldown: Grips and Form

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
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The lat pulldown, like the bent-over row, is one of the most popular exercises used to strengthen the muscles of the back. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the lat pulldown exercise including movement requirements, joint actions, ...
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Fitness HIIT Main Featured Post

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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Fitness Recovery

19 Signs of Overtraining: How to Avoid Excess Fatigue and OTS

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Are you giving workouts your all but getting less in return—or even backsliding? Does it seem like you’re always battling bronchitis, tendonitis, or another “itis”? Or maybe your usual over-the-top enthusiasm for workouts has faded to “barely there.”
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