CPT spotlight

Expand Your Career! Become a Multiple Sclerosis Fitness Specialist

Carol Ann | 0
The health and fitness industry is constantly evolving with new scientific research and education released regularly. Currently, the medical fitness track is on the precipice of explosion and expansion. Therefore, obtaining your personal training or ...
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Weight Loss spotlight Youth Fitness

Youth Obesity: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Pete Guzman | 0
This sentiment in the title from Benjamin Franklin is as true today as ever, especially when it comes to fitness and health. The past 50 years have seen a nearly triple increase in obesity rates for adults and youths, costing the American people $147 ...
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CPT spotlight

CPR Steps: How to Do CPR Safely and Effectively as a Personal Trainer

American Safety Training Institute | 0
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation abbreviated as CPR is an emergency procedure that is applied on individuals whose heart and lung function has stopped, or when the heart is unable to pump blood effectively around the body, such person is said to be in ...
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Workout Plans spotlight Hypertrophy

Progressive Overload Explained: Grow Muscle & Strength Today

Andre Adams
Andre Adams |
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With any training regimen the body is always in a state of adaptation. To continuously improve performance over time, your training must be modified to increase the acute variables and progressively overload the muscles.
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Nutrition spotlight

Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs): Do You Need to Take Them?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
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Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) have been a popular supplement for decades. It is estimated that the BCAA market supplement size is between $200 and $500 million, making it one of the most sold supplements in the world. These supplements are often ...
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Nutrition COVID-19 spotlight

Supplements & Vitamins for COVID-19: Boost Your Immune System!

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
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Since the emergence of COVID 19, preventative measures to prevent sickness became everyone’s top priority. By this time, a lot of research has been conducted to identify the best ways to avoid serious complications from contracting this virus. So, is ...
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stretching spotlight Joint Health

A GUIDE TO MEASURING JOINT RANGE OF MOTION: PART 3

Ryan R. Fairall
Ryan R. Fairall |
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In the first two parts of this three-part series, the benefits of measuring joint range of motion (ROM) and techniques used for measuring ROM of the lower extremities and the lumbopelvic-hip complex (LPHC) using a smartphone application were discussed.
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spotlight Joint Health

A Guide to Measuring Joint Range of Motion: Part 2

Ryan R. Fairall
Ryan R. Fairall |
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Within the first part of this three-part series, the benefits of using joint range of motion (ROM) testing to confirm the findings of both the static and dynamic postural assessments, as well as mobility assessments, were discussed.
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Workout Plans COVID-19 spotlight

Working Out After COVID: Recommendations for Post-Coronavirus Exercise

Dr. Scott Cheatham
Dr. Scott Cheatham |
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The fitness professional may play a vital role in helping post-COVID-19 clients return to physical activity. COVID-19 can have a significant impact on an individual’s health resulting in possible long-term complications.
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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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