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Strength Training Principles: How to Educate New Clients Effectively

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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As trainers and fitness professionals, it is essential to remember that every client and member we work with starts their strength training journey with a different baseline and understanding of strength training principles and best practices. Many ...
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Looking for a Sports Performance Edge? Add a Dose of Anticipation and Excitation.

Geoff Lecovin 0
Are you looking for that competitive edge? You might consider ways of stimulating your
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Understanding Muscle Atrophy: Use It or Lose It

Jerod Langness, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, WLS, Master Trainer 0
It is often said, “If you don’t use it, you lose it,” but it is rarely discussed what exactly “it” is. With our bodies being so complex it is important to have an understanding of what occurs when getting in shape and when we start down the ...
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Strength Against Alzheimer’s

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Exercise can improve the quality of life of those with Alzheimer’s disease—and even slow its progression. Here’s expert insight on motivating and managing clients with early onset and later stages.
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Fitness Evaluations: Keeping Goals on Track

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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How are those goals coming along? Setting a goal is about making changes, looking at what is -- in the here and now -- and what we want it to be. Creating and committing to the path to get there is what makes for the challenge. Regularly evaluating ...
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Tai Chi for Seniors

Kathy Kuenzer 0
While there may be disagreement about how long the Chinese have practiced the martial art of tai chi—2,500 years or 400?—there is little dispute that in its current form, it makes practitioners feel healthier. Tai chi was originally a form of Chinese ...
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Combating Age-Related Muscle Loss (Sarcopenia)

Kathy Zetterberg 0
Similar to the rest of the world, the United States is an aging society. Between the years 2000 and 2050, the aging population is projected to increase by 135% with over 100 million adults in the US over age 50 (1).
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Bust Through Training Plateaus (and Boredom) with These Programming Swaps

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Are your clients hitting a training plateau or getting bored with their workout? Are you getting bored using the same exercises? Try manipulating the training variables to bring in some fun factor while staying true to your client’s goals and abilities.
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Boosting Performance with Agility and Quickness Training

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Applying agility and quickness training for performance is more than just ladder and cone drills. Knowing how to systematically structure the types of drills, when to use them, how intense, and applying proper recovery cycles will increase the ...
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10 Exercise Workout for Skiers and Snowboarders

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Help your clients tackle green circles, blue squares, and black diamonds faster—and more safely—with this OPT™-based snow-sport plan.
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