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Sympathetic vs Parasympathetic Overtraining – Selecting the Proper Modality to Maximize Recovery

Bryan D. Burnstein, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS, USAW 0
A successful sports performance program may be summarized by two primary outcomes; athlete availability and athlete durability. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the sports performance professional to ensure the program is designed and implemented ...
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Strength Against Alzheimer’s

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Exercise can improve the quality of life of those with Alzheimer’s disease—and even slow its progression. Here’s expert insight on motivating and managing clients with early onset and later stages.
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NASM: 30 Years of Fitness Industry Leadership

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Who is NASM and what have we been able to accomplish for personal trainers and the fitness industry? Take a trip with us down memory lane as we celebrate 30 strong years as a leader in personal training certification, education and the worldwide fitness ...
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Why do trainers have clients do odd looking exercises?

Brian Kent, NASM-CPT, CES, PES 0
Ah yes, the “Why are they doing that?” remark. We've all seen it. Somewhere in "Training Land" a trainer is making a client do some movement that looks, well, rather ridiculous. It might even look so odd that the untrained eye or mind might wonder, "What ...
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Step Up Your Thank Yous!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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A handwritten note is a powerful thing—and it can help with retention.
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IT Band Syndrome: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Exercises

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
The warm summer weather is the perfect setting for people to get outdoors and participate in the activities they enjoy. However, too much of a good thing can lead to overuse injuries. Iliotibial band syndrome, or IT band syndrome, is one of these ...
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Endurance Exercise and Your Gut: Strategies to Outrun the Runs and other GI Complaints

Geoff Lecovin 0
Adverse gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, such as cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea are common problems faced by up to 90% of endurance athletes. Exercise-related gastrointestinal symptoms are inconvenient, can adversely affect performance and in ...
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Foam Rolling Techniques: A 4 Step Formula

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Different foam rolling techniques: Why the fuss? It seems as though the best way to foam roll is in the name—roll. Rolling back and forth does have some merit and support from the scientific community. In a recently published review of foam rolling,
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The Importance of Program Personalization for Golfers

Dr. Vanessa MacKinnon, Ed.D, PGA, LPGA 0
Just like other sports, golf demands a combination of various physical and mental attributes in order to maximize performance potential. The physical attributes that contribute to golf performance include
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Matching Goals and Workout Program: The Key to Meeting Client Expectations

Ingrid Owen 0
We are in the health and wellness business. Our common denominator is serving a consumer desiring guidance on their journey. Regardless of how you structure your interaction and professional guidance, the first step is
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