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Research Review: Adequate Dietary Protein Has Associated Benefits for Postmenopausal Women (60-90 Years)

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Ideal protein (PRO) intake is a topic of much debate in the fitness community as the benefits and recommended intakes can vary greatly depending on the source. Likewise, PRO needs can be considerably different depending on an individual’s baseline ...
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Is a Calorie Surplus Necessary to Increase Skeletal Muscle Mass in Resistance Trained Female Athletes?

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Influenced by popular media and body image expectations; female strength athletes often engage in nutrition practices that may be counterproductive to a goal of skeletal muscle growth (hypertrophy). Many female strength athletes will pursue a goal of ...
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Research Review: High Genetic Risk Individuals Benefit Less from Resistance Exercise Intervention

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Genetic factors play a role in response to exercise and body composition, as in most physiologic functions in the body. High levels of physical activity have been known to provide benefits beyond just weight loss, such as decreased disease risk, improved ...
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Rotator Cuff Exercises and Muscle Activity in Workers with Shoulder Pain [Research Article Review]

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Research Review Effects of Selected Rehabilitative Exercises on External Rotator Muscles and Trapezius Muscles of Masonry Workers Study Author Singh, G. K., Srivastava, S., Kumar, M., & Ratnakar, S. Original Citation Singh, G. K., Srivastava, S., Kumar, ...
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Squat Stance: Neutral, Squeeze, and Outward Squat (Article Review)

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Squat mechanics are very highly debated amongst fitness professionals and corrective exercise experts.  Performing an internet search of “squat form” will turn up a plethora of results including focusing most on squat depth and lifting the most weight ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Research Study American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Spring 2020

How to Understand a Fitness Research Paper

Jennifer Klau
Jennifer Klau
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Published research can sound as though it’s written in a different language. If you can’t understand the title of a paper, you may think it won’t get any better if you read on. As a result, many people never read beyond the abstract, which summarizes the ...
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Research Study Nutrition American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Fall 2019

Fall for Fish: Eat to Beat Autumn Asthma

Alexandra Williams, MA
Alexandra Williams, MA
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As a fitness professional, you’re likely familiar with exercise-induced asthma (EIA) or exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), which can cause symptoms like wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath or a tightness in the chest—particularly in cold, ...
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Research in Review: Does a caring fitness staff play a role in member motivation and retention?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Simple friendly staff interactions might just be the motivation members need to keep exercising and coming back to your fitness center.
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Research in Review: Will Weighing In Every Day Improve Weight Control Behaviors?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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With weight loss being one of the common goals for clients, will recommending a daily visit to the scale improve their results? See what this study found.
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Research in Review: SMR or Static Stretching for the ROM Win with Overhead Athletes?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Does using self-myofascial release (SMR), static stretching, or a combination of both, improve range of motion (ROM) for overhead athletes? See what the results were for these softball players.
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