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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CES Sports Performance

Reducing Risks of Non-Contact ACL Injury

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills |
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As fitness professionals and sports enthusiasts, we know how devastating an ACL injury can be for an athlete, both professional and recreational. Discover how the NASM Corrective Exercise Continuum can be used to help prevent this potentially career ...
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CPT Fitness Senior Fitness Sports Performance

Balance Training for Seniors: Fall Prevention Exercise Tips

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
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Falling can be a serious and life changing event, especially for older adults. There are some simple interventions that can help reduce the risk of falling, and exercise is one of them.
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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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