Fitness exercise science

The Biomechanics of the Lat Pulldown: Muscles Worked, Grips, & 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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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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Bench Press Targeted Muscles, Grips, and Movement Patterns

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 bench press is a popular exercise and there is ample evidence describing its use for improving upper body muscular endurance, strength, muscle size, and power.
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Active Recovery Workouts: What to Do on Your Rest Day

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
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Workout 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 ...
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Fitness COVID-19

5 Tips for Setting Realistic New Year’s Resolutions Despite the Pandemic

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
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As we consider setting personal resolutions for 2021, it is crucial to recognize that the goal-setting process and the behaviors are chosen to achieve those goals might look different this year due to the pandemic.
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Fitness News

Welcome to the Future of Fitness

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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  The following is a transcript of the #OptimaOnline Keynote address from Global Fitness and Wellness Solutions President Laurie McCartney. Want to attend the rest of the conference or see everything on demand? 
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CPT Fitness Q & A Advice

Q&A With Celebrity Trainer Kit Rich

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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Each month, we'll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who makes a difference in their community. For June, we spoke with Kit Rich NASM-CPT and MMACS, who used fitness to transform herself physically and mentally before ...
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Fitness

Keys to Keeping Clients Excited as Resolutions Fade

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
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Fitness NASM

NASM Partners with India’s Foremost Fitness Education Provider

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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MUMBAI, India—January 21, 2020—The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the worldwide leader in fitness education, has partnered with the foremost fitness academic institution in India, The K11 School of Fitness Sciences. Thanks to the ...
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