Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

Heat: Signs, Symptoms, and Strategies for Training in the Heat

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
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Keeping athletes and clients performing at their peak while also avoiding heat-related illnesses takes preparation and planning. Bodies need time to adapt to the increased physiological demands of training in warm environments. But even with preparation ...
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Fitness Sports Performance

Determining the Best Rest Periods Between Sets During Training

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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By: Brian Sutton, MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Assigning appropriate rest periods are essential for your clients to perform optimally during their exercise program and minimize injury risk. Unfortunately, rest periods between sets are not a simple black ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

Nutrition and the Endurance Athlete - Eating for Peak Performance

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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By Dominique Adair, MS, RD Nutritional needs of the endurance athlete are aggressively studied and the days of the pre-marathon pasta dinner have been enhanced by a sophisticated understanding of how nutrients can improve long-duration performance. To ...
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CES Sports Performance

Corrective Strategies for Preventing Basketball Injury

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
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The madness is back again. A time of basketball fervor, crazy bracketology science and an array of wagers regarding who will make it to the dance and win it all. With many hopes and dreams riding on the shoulders of teams and individual players, ...
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Sports Performance

Train Like an Elite Winter Athlete

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES The first Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC on the plains of Olympia (1). This year some of the world’s greatest athletes will gather to compete for winter gold. While much has changed since the ancient ...
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Sports Performance

The Importance of Reactive/Power Training

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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Traditionally, reactive or power training has been viewed as training used exclusively in athlete’s programs. Although this is an important component in the athlete’s protocol, it’s an equally important component in the exercise program for a typical gym ...
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Sports Performance

Speed and Agility Training for Basketball

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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Speed and agility training is crucial for basketball players to improve footwork skills as well as improve cardio-respiratory stamina. Speed and agility training is also key in decreasing injury for basketball players. This article will review the ...
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CES Sports Performance

Are Your Client’s Golfers? Watch for Low Back Pain

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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By: Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Injuries in golf occur as they do during participation in any athletic orientated activity. Research indicates injuries in golf relate to functions of age, skill level, and frequency of play. According to ...
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