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Great At Home 15 and 30 minute workouts

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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  Here are two great workouts in two convenient time-frames that can be performed just about anywhere and will help to you and your clients stay active and moving. If you find these workouts useful, we compiled a hub of information and resources for body ...
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The Scientific Rationale for Incorporating Olympic Weightlifting to Enhance Sports Performance

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Olympic lifts and their variations have long been used as a strengthening technique to enhance sports performance.
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Research in Review: Full or Partial Back Squat- Which Activates the Muscles More?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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See how muscle activation differs (or doesn’t) between the partial and full back squat.
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Research in Review: Does foam rolling decrease DOMS and aid performance?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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See how research on foam rolling after an intense strength training session aided in reducing DOMS and improving exercise recovery.
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Squat Form - What Does It Tell Us? Part 2

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Assessing this full body movement provides a foundation for designing a client’s exercise program. See how to use the results of a squat assessment to incorporate corrective exercise strategies and potentially lower injury risks.
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Squat Form – What does it tell us? Part 1

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
The ability to perform a squat or partial squat is an essential primal movement in life we must all be able to do, whether you are 8 or 80 years old. When we think of a squat, most of us associate the move with weight training or a specific sport ...
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Six Squat Exercise Variations That Bring Great Results

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The squat is a powerful move that can improve overall strength and flexibility. Here, Dino Del Mastro, NASM Master Instructor and doctor of chiropractic based in the San Francisco Bay Area, shares the proper form and a progression of squat modifications ...
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Diving Deeper into the Squat: Common Misconceptions

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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To this day, we still hear certain squat rules echoed over and over throughout gyms and health clubs by many fitness professionals that often sound contradictory. While some rules emerged through research, the origins of others may lie in folklore and ...
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Front Squat or Back Squat—Which Should You Choose?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Which is better, the front squat or the back squat? The answer to this ongoing debate depends heavily on the client.
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