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Sodium Bicarbonate (aka baking soda): Role in Fitness Performance

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Baking soda? Check out this kitchen cupboard staple's role in exercise performance. 
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6 Training Moves for Athletes

Chris Ecklund, MA, NASM-PES, CSCS, USAW, TPI 0
A high school athlete walks through our doors and we can see their strength, stability and biomechanical control deficits from their gait pattern.
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The Second Scoop on Protein: When, What and How Much?

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Drinking a protein shake after resistance-training is a popular nutritional strategy adopted by many fitness enthusiasts and athletes to boost muscle protein synthesis (MPS), but does evidence support this practice, and if so, then what type of protein ...
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Circadian Rhythm and Performance

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Do you know which NFL team has better odds of winning Monday night? Chances are it could be determined by circadian rhythm.
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Heart Rate Zone Methodology – What You Should Know

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Despite growing popularity and adoption of programs incorporating heart rate (HR) zone methodology, aka heart rate training, the fitness industry, in general, appears to lack a solid understanding of the scientific facts and limitations to this ...
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Sympathetic vs Parasympathetic Overtraining – Selecting the Proper Modality to Maximize Recovery

Bryan D. Burnstein, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS, USAW 0
A successful sports performance program may be summarized by two primary outcomes; athlete availability and athlete durability. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the sports performance professional to ensure the program is designed and implemented ...
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NASM: 30 Years of Fitness Industry Leadership

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Who is NASM and what have we been able to accomplish for personal trainers and the fitness industry? Take a trip with us down memory lane as we celebrate 30 strong years as a leader in personal training certification, education and the worldwide fitness ...
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Psychoneuroimmunology in Sport Injury and Rehabilitation

Joni L. Cramer Roh, EdD, LAT, ATC 0
The interaction of the psychological, neurological, endocrine and immune function and the influence on health is known as psychoneuroimmunology and has been studied since the mid-1970’s (Langley Fonseca, & Iphofen, 2006). Likewise, the ...
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Research in Review: Full or Partial Back Squat- Which Activates the Muscles More?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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See how muscle activation differs (or doesn’t) between the partial and full back squat.
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Research in Review: Does Foam Rolling Increase Arterial Blood Flow?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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See how foam rolling was shown to improve blood flow to targeted muscles for an extended amount of time, and the implications for warm-up and cool down benefits.
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