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Overactive and Underactive Muscles Part 2: Excessive Forward Lean and Low Back Arch

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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You asked for it – you got it! This is part two of three episodes (listen to part one here) where the topic of over- and underactive muscles will be discussed. This episode will cover two common movement compensations in the overhead squat assessment:
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Fast-Twitch Vs. Slow-Twitch Muscle Fiber Types + Training Tips

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Looking to build endurance? What about power? Do dreams of being an all-star hitter or marathon runner need to be dashed if twitch ratios aren’t ideal? Not necessarily. The types of muscle fibers targeted in different types of training programs can ...
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Refuel, Repair, Rehydrate, Revitalize: Sports Nutrition for Optimum Recovery

Geoff Lecovin 0
Whether you’ve just finished a HIIT workout, completed a CrossFit WOD, hit your PR or finished a triathlon, your focus should move from performance to recovery. This involves:
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Manopause: Going From Dad Bod to Dad Buff

Geoff Lecovin 0
The "Dad Bod" is a male body type that is described as "softly round." The theory around the “Dad Bod” is that once a man has found a mate and had kids, he doesn't need to
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Corrective Exercise: Reducing Risks of Non-Contact ACL Injury

Andrew Mills 0
As fitness professionals and sports enthusiasts, we know how devastating an ACL injury can be for an athlete, both professional and recreational. Discover how the NASM Corrective Exercise Continuum can be used to help prevent this potentially career ...
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Bite into an apple, this season’s favorite functional food for bigger and stronger muscles.

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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One of the most popular items to add to a lunch box, find out what the latest research is suggesting regarding the health and performance benefits of apples. From increased muscle size to decreased obesity, apples bring more than just flavor to the fall.
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Back to the Basics: Hypertrophy

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, CNC 4
Gains don’t happen overnight. It takes your muscles time to respond and adapt to stimuli. Discover the resistance training program variables that will develop the strength gains and growth you or your client may be looking for.
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How to Biohack Your Metabolism

Geoff Lecovin 1
Looking for ways to boost your metabolism? Try a biohack! Here’s 5 simple biohacks to get your body’s engine revving! From the power of sleep, to diet and exercise, see how easy it can be.
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