CPT spotlight

Are Partial Reps A Waste of Time?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
In the world of training, there are a lot of different ways to execute a given exercise. For example, a single exercise like a squat can have an almost infinite number of variations even though it may always be considered a squat. There are regular back ...
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CES spotlight

Corrective Exercises for Better Strength and Performance

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
Corrective exercise isn’t just about coming back from an injury, although it certainly can help. Corrective exercise could be the missing element in your client’s program that could take their performance and results from good to great. Through movement ...
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spotlight Cardio

What is Steady-State Cardio?

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
We are approaching the end of another year and many of us are thinking about adopting a healthier lifestyle as we approach the new year. Are you in this group looking to improve your health as we approach 2023? Perhaps you feel somewhat intimidated and ...
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Holidays spotlight

Eating Healthy During the Holidays

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
The beginning of every new year always starts with a resolution to eat healthier, right? And the origin of said resolution derives from the back-to-back holidays that occur between October through December. If you aren’t tempted to snack on your kid’s ...
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stretching spotlight

Muscle Pain: Causes, Stretches, and Strength Exercises

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
Most people experience some type of muscle pain at some point in their lives. 60-85% of the population has had some type of nonspecific muscle pain in their back at some point in their lives (Krismer and van Tulder 2007). Even though muscle pain is ...
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spotlight Bodybuilding

How to Nail Bodybuilding Poses

Andre Adams
Andre Adams |
Whenever we think about bodybuilding competitions, we tend to immediately think about the physique, training, and dieting regimen. One thing many competitors and coaches often overlook is how posing and stage presence can impact an athlete's performance ...
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wellness spotlight

Make Your 2023 Wellness Plan

Darlene Marshall
Darlene Marshall |
Often the new calendar year means resolutions and intense goal setting; yet, for many, the last few years have left many people burnt out, over-committed, and exhausted.  This year, instead of buying into New Year, New You (which most people don’t ...
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Weight Loss spotlight

Green Tea for Weight Loss

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
Tea is one of the most popular beverages consumed worldwide. There even might be a high probability you start your day with a cup or need it to soothe your stomach after a filling meal this holiday season. Tea has been a staple item for centuries, and ...
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CES spotlight

Exercising With Chronic Pain: How to Alleviate Stress on the Body

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Chronic pain is defined as any pain from an injury or condition lasting more than 12 weeks. Many potential clients seeking a certified personal trainer, yoga class, or corrective exercise specialist do so in hopes of using exercise to mitigate chronic ...
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CES spotlight

10 Effective Shoulder Pain Exercises: Correct Your Shoulder Today!

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Shoulder pain, prior injury, or overall dysfunction is a very common problem in both the athletic and general populations in a personal training practice. A complaint of shoulder pain occurs in 16 to 26 percent of adults and is the third most common ...
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