Workout Plans spotlight Hypertrophy

Progressive Overload Explained: Grow Muscle & Strength Today

Andre Adams
Andre Adams |
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 COVID-19 spotlight

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

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 Fitness

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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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