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The Lunge - An Effective Lower Body Training Exercise

Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES
Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES
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The lunge is a versatile, simple and effective movement for lower body training. Various positions, planes of motion and speeds can all yield different training adaptations for the exerciser. Lunges are the gift that keeps on giving! We’ll discuss ...
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Squat Form - What Does It Tell Us? Part 2

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Assessing this full body movement provides a foundation for designing a client’s exercise program. See how to use the results of a squat assessment to incorporate corrective exercise strategies and potentially lower injury risks.
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Squat Form – What does it tell us? Part 1

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
The ability to perform a squat or partial squat is an essential primal movement in life we must all be able to do, whether you are 8 or 80 years old. When we think of a squat, most of us associate the move with weight training or a specific sport ...
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How to Prevent ACL Injuries and Keep Your Clients on the Court Through Corrective Exercise Programming

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 1
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common among young female athletes occurring at a conservative estimate of 38,000 incidences per year. (1) With the cost of a surgical repair ranging between $17,000-$25,000 (2), the economic ...
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Knee Biomechanics: What is “screw home" rotation?

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Often we take for granted our body's ability to move. Movement occurs quickly and often without thought. But take a deeper look beneath the surface and you will understand why simple movements, like bending at the knee, require complex interactions ...
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Front Squat or Back Squat—Which Should You Choose?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Which is better, the front squat or the back squat? The answer to this ongoing debate depends heavily on the client.
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