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Building athletic speed, agility and quickness with the NASM-PES

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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For fitness professionals who work with athletes, understanding the specific developmental needs of a given athlete is crucial to enhancing their overall athletic capabilities. One of the major components for improving this is the development of speed, ...
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Defining and Conquering Goals

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Help your clients define and conquer their weight loss goals. There’s more to it besides just being SMART. Though any time of year is a suitable time to establish a goal, New Year’s is obviously one the most universal times to start that commitment. ...
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Implementing Resistance Training Modalities for Client Success

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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When you see a variety of different exercise equipment choices, do you feel like a kid in a candy shop? As a fitness professional or experienced gym-goer, all of these equipment options probably inspire you to try new moves and push your physical limits. ...
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Kinetic Chain Assessments Streamlined

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Corrective exercise - as an exercise discipline - uses a systematic process that involves identifying neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction, developing a plan of action and integrating a corrective strategy. This process requires knowledge and application of ...
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"you down with OPT?" NASM May Spotify Playlist

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I chose the songs based on music I like to listen to and that match the energy of the different parts of the NASM OPT model. Starting with more mellow songs during the warm-up and more up tempo songs during the workout.
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10 Exercise Workout for Skiers and Snowboarders

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Help your clients tackle green circles, blue squares, and black diamonds faster—and more safely—with this OPT™-based snow-sport plan.
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Stand Up and Succeed: Stand Up Paddleboard SUP Workout

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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If you have clients who are interested in stand-up paddleboarding (or just want better balance and strength), this is the workout to try. While it’s true that dry-land training can only get you so far when it comes to stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), the ...
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Implementing Safe and Effective Training Methods

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model is a planned, systematic, periodized training system. It is designed to concomitantly improve all functional abilities including flexibility, core strength, muscular endurance, neuromuscular control, and ...
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Overtraining - When There Isn’t Enough Time to Recover

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Designing a training program for an athlete to peak for competition is one of the driving goals for sports performance specialists. From the big picture annual macrocycle, to the monthly mesocycle breakdown, and the finely detailed microcycle, periods of ...
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The Importance of Reactive/Power Training

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Traditionally, reactive or power training has been viewed as training used exclusively in athlete’s programs. Although this is an important component in the athlete’s protocol, it’s an equally important component in the exercise program for a typical gym ...
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