Sports Performance

Get Fast: This SAQ workout will help clients fast-forward to the next level!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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If you are a strength and conditioning coach, every client can benefit from improved agility and quickness, whether they are a grandmother chasing after her young grandchildren, an obstacle-course enthusiast, or an aspiring triathlete. “SAQ develops ...
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CPT Sports Performance

The Scientific Rationale for Incorporating Olympic Weightlifting to Enhance Sports Performance

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Olympic lifts and their variations have long been used as a strengthening technique to enhance sports performance.
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Sports Performance Workout Plans

Winterize Clients for Cold-Weather Sports

Tony Ambler-Wright 0
January and February are good times to check in with clients and find out if they identify more with Mr. Heat Miser or Mr. Snow Miser. Those who “never want to know a day that’s over 40 degrees” may be spending their spare time conquering moguls, slicing ...
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CPT Fitness Sports Performance NASM-PES

Give your athletes the competitive edge with the NASM-PES

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The NASM Performance Enhancement Specialization (NASM-PES) was developed to teach fitness professionals how to elevate an athlete’s training to achieve noticeable results while also decreasing the chance for injury. When working with athletes, the most ...
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CPT Research Study Sports Performance stretching Joint Health

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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Fitness Sports Performance

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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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

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).
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CES Fitness Sports Performance Joint Health

Shoulder Function: Enhancing Scapular Stabilization

Thomas F. West, PhD, LAT, ATC 0
Our upper extremity is designed around our hands, our primary tool in manipulating objects in our environment. To this end, the shoulder complex provides the upper extremity with a wide range of motion, allowing us to position our hands in front of, ...
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CPT Sports Performance Recovery

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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Fitness Sports Performance Cardio

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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