CPT Sports Performance stretching

Flexibility Training: Why Stretching and Flexibility is Important

Mike Bracko 0
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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CPT Fitness Sports Performance

Building athletic speed, agility and quickness with the NASM-PES

National Academy of Sports Medicine
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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CPT Fitness Sports Performance OPT Model

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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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

Top 9 Minerals for Staying Healthy, Strong and Fit

Emily Bailey 0
You may be familiar with sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium and calcium regarding needs for hydration, but these nutrients are also related to many other physiologic processes in the body. Nutrients—including micronutrients, major nutrients and trace ...
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Fitness Sports Performance

Stay Fit This Winter With Cross-Country Skiing

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The terrain is changing; leaves have fallen, the weather is colder and for many, snow is finally covering the ground indicating the winter season is upon us. For those who enjoy exercising outdoors, you’ve become somewhat limited with the activities you ...
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CES CPT Sports Performance

NASM Master Instructor Craig Couillard has achieved a career of Olympic proportions.

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Dr. Craig Couillard, D.C., CMT, CCSP®, ICCSP, CSCS, CES and PES has a string of titles behind his name so impressive, it’s attracted the notice of world-class athletes. In addition to owning the Lake Marion Chiropractic Center in Minnesota, Couillard ...
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Sports Performance Training Benefits Nutrition

Can Superfoods Equal Super Performance?

Emily Bailey 0
Meet three of today’s superfood darlings: açai berries, beetroot juice, and curcumin. What does the research say regarding their impact on athletic performance, recovery, and overall health? Here’s the delicious news.
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CES CPT Fitness Sports Performance

Understanding and Preventing Ankle Sprains Through Corrective Exercise

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries among physically active people accounting for an estimated 23,000 sprains -- daily --that are attributed to athletic activity. (1)
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CPT Fitness Sports Performance

The Aerobic Energy Pathways Explained

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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A fundamental attribute of fitness has always been our relentless pursuit of new ideas when it comes to programming. Whether evolutionary or incremental in nature; trend or fad, we appear to thrive on challenging the status quo in our quest for better, ...
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CES Fitness Sports Performance stretching Training Benefits

5 Yoga Hip Stretches for Increasing Flexibility

Laurel van den Cline 0
Most of us sit...a lot. We sit when we drive to work, we sit at a desk, we sit at home. Even cycling, or at the gym with certain ab and weight training exercises, our hips are flexed and can become tight. It doesn't matter whether the movement is when ...
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