CES Fitness Assessments

Hip Shift: Fix Compensations With The Overhead Squat Assessment

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
  The overhead squat assessment is not limited to just lateral and frontal views. Taking a posterior view can add another dimension to identifying and addressing kinetic chain dysfunction. One of the more surprising observations is an asymmetrical weight ...
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Fitness Nutrition

The Paleolithic (Paleo) Diet

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
By Brian Sutton MS, MA, CES, PES, NASM-CPT The world of nutrition is full of controversy, both disagreements within the scientific community as well as discrepancies (often marketing driven) between consumer media reports.
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Fitness Training Benefits

Exercise and Spiritual Health: A Body & Soul Approach to Fitness

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
By Sari Harrar As fitness professionals, we know how to assess and help our clients physically. We often guide them nutritionally. And we even have motivational tools to help them mentally. But could there be a key ingredient we’re not calling into play? ...
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Fitness

Running Shoe or Minimalist Shoe?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
By Fabio Comana, MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Running shoe, minimalist shoe, or just taking it all off and going bare? Take a walk with us as we share how the type of footwear worn impacts running style and how to step into a minimalist transition training ...
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Fitness

Which exercises target the gluteal muscles while minimizing activation of the tensor fascia lata?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Tightness of the tensor fascia lata (TFL) and weakness in the gluteals is a common muscle imbalance seen in the lumbo-pelvic-hip region. One of the keys in helping to improve this imbalance is to strengthen the gluetal muscles with minimal activity of ...
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