Sports Performance

Soccer Drills for Agility and Coordination

Josh Gonzalez |
When it comes to worldwide popularity soccer is at the top of the fan and participant lists. Soccer is a sport that requires all the physical attributes; strength, speed, endurance, agility and mental fortitude. Fitness training for soccer requires
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CPT Sports Performance Joint Health

Mobility and Stability: Joint Functions When We Move

Marty Miller, ATC, DHSC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, Master Instructor |
Human movement is an amazing orchestra of muscle contractions controlled by the central nervous system to create joint actions to accomplish specific tasks. The motor tasks can be as simple as raising a glass of water or as dynamic as an explosive golf ...
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CES Sports Performance

Exercise Programming for Hip Replacement

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull |
Having a client with hip replacements may seem like a daunting prospect, but in most cases the new hips function just as well as biological hips. Research suggests that 25% of the population will
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CPT Fitness Sports Performance Workout Plans

Understanding Muscle Atrophy: Use It or Lose It

Jerod Langness, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, WLS, Master Trainer |
It is often said, “If you don’t use it, you lose it,” but it is rarely discussed what exactly “it” is. With our bodies being so complex it is important to have an understanding of what occurs when getting in shape and when we start down the ...
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Sports Performance Muscles

Fast-Twitch Vs. Slow-Twitch Muscle Fiber Types + Training Tips

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
We train to help our bodies perform tasks better, whether that’s going up stairs, running a marathon, or hitting a maximum deadlift at a powerlifting meet. Whatever your goal is, understanding how muscles work and how to train them can help you design a ...
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HIIT Sports Performance

HIIT, HVIT, or VIIT: Do you Know the Differences?

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is all the rage in the fitness world. No doubt you’ve seen various benefits touted just about everywhere, but what is the actual science behind this training design? Would a high-volume interval training (HVIT) ...
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Senior Fitness Sports Performance

Leveraging Your Training Skills for the Senior Fitness Market

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
Age is more than a number- it’s an opportunity to serve a growing population. Every day we are bombarded with statistics on seniors and baby boomers, and the customer potential they can bring. But what do trainers (or club owners) need to consider before ...
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CPT Sports Performance Workout Plans

Strength Exercises for Cyclists: Cycling Workout Plan

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
The sport of cycling can be as challenging as the rider wants it to be. Meeting that challenge means developing power in the prime lower-body movers, particularly the quads and glutes, while creating balanced strength in the supporting muscles. It ...
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Sports Performance Workout Plans

The Ride of Their Lives: How To Help Your Clients Enjoy Cycling

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Here’s how to help your clients enjoy every pedal stroke.
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CES Fitness Sports Performance

Exercises for Pitcher's Elbow

Ken Miller
Ken Miller |
Major League Baseball history was made in 1974. It wasn’t made by a World Series deciding play at the plate or even a record breaking event. History was made off the field when
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