stretching spotlight

IT Band Stretches - Stretch Your Way to a Healthier IT Band

Chris Frederick 0
Searches on the internet for IT band stretches are at an all-time high, and previous posts have covered the basics and essentials: including full descriptions of the anatomy, function, assessments, and common conditions - as seen in IT Band Syndrome ...
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Workout Plans spotlight

Functional Training: Compound Workouts for Functional Strength

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Functional training has been a popular training term for decades, and you’ve likely seen the term used recently in gym advertisements, fitness magazines, and social media videos. Unfortunately, sometimes in the fitness industry, a term meant to describe ...
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spotlight Joint Health

A Guide to Measuring Joint Range of Motion: Part 1

Ryan R. Fairall
Ryan R. Fairall
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Health and fitness assessments have become increasingly more detailed over the years. These assessments assist fitness professionals (like corrective exercise professionals) in gathering as much valuable subjective (e.g., PAR-Q+ and Lifestyle and Health ...
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COVID-19 spotlight

Breathing Exercises for COVID-19 - The Benefits of Deep Breathing

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham
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The COVID-19 virus can have a significant impact on an individual’s health and ability to exercise. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has noted 11 main COVID-19 symptoms: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, ...
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Workout Plans spotlight Muscles

Gluteus Medius Exercises for Safe Outdoor Exercise

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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It's officially summertime which means more opportunities for outdoor exercise. During this time of year, outdoor exercise enthusiasts enjoy more frequent runs and walks to maximize the time spent enjoying the warmer weather.
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Fitness spotlight

Can (And Should) You Exercise With COVID-19?

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham
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COVID-19 has spread worldwide, causing the fifth documented pandemic in history since the 1918 flu pandemic (Liu et al., 2020). The pandemic has had a significant impact on the world, resulting in humans having to isolate themselves to prevent community ...
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Workout Plans spotlight

How to Really Get Six Pack Abs: 8 Exercises for Strength and Definition

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Ah, the elusive six-pack abs. You’ve seen them on the covers of magazines, on athletes, and perhaps even on people you know personally. Having a six-pack can undoubtedly look impressive from the outsider's perspective, but what you might not be able to ...
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spotlight Exercise Library Muscles

How to Do a Glute Bridge: Form, Workouts, and More

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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After hours of sitting at your desk, sitting behind the wheel, and sitting on the couch, the glutes can become underactive. Over time, our bodies adapt to long hours of sitting, resulting in unwanted back pain and tightness, along with some faulty ...
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