How to Sleep Properly: 4 Negative Side Effects of Inadequate Sleep

Pete McCall
Pete McCall |
No one is born knowing how to exercise. It is a subject that must be studied and understood correctly to do it properly. Earning the Certified Personal Trainer credential from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) means that you can design ...
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6 Ways to Overcome Burnout from Exercising at Home

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
Overcoming burnout is an important aspect of healthy workout recovery. See our hub on workout recovery to learn much more.  When fitness centers closed mid-March in response to COVID-19, many regular gym goers were tasked with converting gym routines to ...
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Fitness wellness Recovery

Shedding a New Light on Your Rest Day

Morgan Shapiro
Morgan Shapiro |
Rest days. Something all of us gym rats know we need to partake in, but often have a hard time doing. We are regularly exposed to phrases such as "no days off" or "no pain, no gain."
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CES Recovery

The Importance of Sleep and Recovery

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull |
When we think of corrective exercise, we often picture the process of trying to correct a less than optimal movement pattern with rolling, lengthening, activation, and integration techniques.
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Recovery and the NASM OPT™ Model

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull |
Getting the most out of each workout requires more than just following a great training program. Consistent performance also requires an optimal balance between training and recovery. Mention the subject to most clients, though, and you’re likely to meet ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition Recovery

Prep and Recovery: New Cornerstones to Effective Exercise Programming

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Looking for optimal exercise training results? What you do before and after could be just as important as the actual training itself. Discover where to focus pre-exercise efforts and what to consider for post-exercise recovery.
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Nutrition Recovery

The Power of Protein

Geoff Lecovin |
There are many myths and misconceptions regarding optimum protein intake and the effects of protein on body composition, performance, recovery and metabolism. 
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CPT Fitness Recovery

Sleep and Exercise Connections

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
There are so many connections between sleep and exercise! Performance is intricately tied with our circadian rhythms in many ways. Whether you are getting enough, the position you choose, or even what you eat before you get your z’s can impact exercise ...
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