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Gluteus Medius Exercises for Safe Outdoor Exercise

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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It's officially summertime which means more opportunities for outdoor exercise. During this time of year, outdoor exercise enthusiasts enjoy more frequent runs and walks to maximize the time spent enjoying the warmer weather.
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Nutrition Muscles

Can Foods Boost Testosterone for Men and Women?

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski
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Testosterone, we all know and love this hormone for helping build massive muscles. More commonly, we are concerned about its importance with men compared to women.
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How to Perform Goblet Squats for Stronger Glutes

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Squats are a staple exercise in any workout. From bodyweight squats to barbell squats and everything in-between, you can find a squat variation that uses almost any equipment type. Not only is the squat one of the most functional exercises, but it's also ...
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How to Do a Glute Bridge: Form, Workouts, and More

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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After hours of sitting at your desk, sitting behind the wheel, and sitting on the couch, the glutes can become underactive. Over time, our bodies adapt to long hours of sitting, resulting in unwanted back pain and tightness, along with some faulty ...
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Muscles

Postural and Phasic Muscles: Differences in Function

Dianne Woodruff 0
Postural and phasic muscle theory and its application takes a global view of body and joint movement. It’s about function, how the body is designed to perform and how to improve that function by working within the body’s design. If we understand ...
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Muscles

What is Muscle Action? Concentric, Eccentric, and Isometric Muscles

Mel Siff 0
The process of muscle contraction is central to all fitness, strength and sports training, yet there are many aspects of this apparently well-known phenomenon that are not adequately understood even at a more popular level.
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Muscles

Seated vs. Prone Leg Curl: Which Muscles Are Activated?

Brandon Mentore 0
To truly get the most out of your workouts, you must know which muscles are worked and activated when you use certain machines. For the Seated Leg Curl and Prone Leg Curl, there are differences in hamstring muscle recruitment. 
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Stabilization Endurance: NASM's Optimum Performance Training

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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New clients, or even those that you’ve been working with for some time, can all benefit from focusing some of their training on stabilization work. Without a strong structural base to move from, how can we continue to build upon our foundation or safely ...
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CPT NASM CPT Podcast Muscles

Overactive and Underactive Muscles Part 3: Arms Fall Forward - Elevation - Forward Head

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The finale in this series of short/tight/overactive muscles and lengthened overactive muscles based on the overhead squat assessment! Since the release of our first episode in this series, we have had excellent feedback, including several teachers ...
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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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