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Endurance Exercise and Your Gut: Strategies to Outrun the Runs and other GI Complaints

Geoff Lecovin 0
Adverse gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, such as cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea are common problems faced by up to 90% of endurance athletes. Exercise-related gastrointestinal symptoms are inconvenient, can adversely affect performance and in ...
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NASM OPT in Action: Sample Preseason Plans for High School Football and Tennis

Chris Ecklund, MA, NASM-PES, CSCS, USAW, TPI 0
Team and individual success for high-school athletes has its roots in the training that begins well before the season’s first match, meet or game. To help student athletes prepare to play their sport of choice, you’ll want to begin by doing some basic ...
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Cherries: Benefits for Health and Performance

Geoff Lecovin 0
Besides being a tasty snack and versatile ingredient for a range of dishes, cherries bring a host of health and performance benefits. Grab a handful of fresh cherries as you take a quick read about this nutritious food and get ready to try the recipes at ...
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Utilizing Speed Training for Weight Loss

Brian Oddi, Ph.D., CPT, NASM-PES, NASE-CSS 0
There are many individuals who are striving to stay healthy and fit, however, they lack time to dedicate to a fitness program due to the busy demands of family, work, and pleasure. Speed training has shown to be a very effective tool to accomplish ...
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Tracking Heart Rate Variability to Help Manage Client Stress

Josh Elsesser
Josh Elsesser
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Stress is one of the major contributing factors to over 60% of all human illness and disease1. So it’s not surprising that stress is also preventing your personal training clients from achieving the results that they are working so hard for.
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Preparing for a Golf Event

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Today’s typical golfer faces many challenges. Not only are golf courses becoming longer and more difficult, but today’s golfer is actually
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Conditioning and Training: The Relevance of Flexibility Training

Mike Bracko 3
Stretching and flexibility training have undergone dramatic changes in the fitness and sports training realm. Over the last ten to fifteen years more research has been published and subsequently applied to fitness and conditioning programs. 
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Performance Supplements: What You Should Know vs. What You Hear From Your Bro

Geoff Lecovin 0
This supplement will make you Bigger, Leaner, Faster and Stronger! Or will it? Nutritional supplements are a multi-million dollar industry, and chances are you, or someone you know, is taking one or more supplements to get that competitive edge. This ...
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Building athletic speed, agility and quickness with the NASM-PES

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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For fitness professionals who work with athletes, understanding the specific developmental needs of a given athlete is crucial to enhancing their overall athletic capabilities. One of the major components for improving this is the development of speed, ...
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Powering the Vertical Jump with OPT

Sean Cristea 0
A powerful vertical jump is often considered the epitome of athleticism. Many sports, such as basketball, volleyball, and some track and field events, require the athlete to perform at high levels in this movement [1]. However, many athletes find ...
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