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Looking for a Sports Performance Edge? Add a Dose of Anticipation and Excitation.

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

Jerod Langness, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, WLS, Master Trainer 0
As fitness professionals, it is easy to keep our focus on the great things that occur from having a healthy and active lifestyle. We know so much about the benefits of exercise and get excited helping others discover how their bodies can improve. ...
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Leveraging Your Training Skills for the Senior Fitness Market

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Age is more than a number- it’s an opportunity to serve a growing population. Every day we are bombarded with statistics on seniors and baby boomers, and the customer potential they can bring. But what do trainers (or club owners) need to consider before ...
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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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Exercise Progressions: Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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If you’re using the calendar to progress clients, it’s time to think about digging deeper into the how and why of progressions. Understanding the phases of learning and the neural continuum can help you make better-informed decisions, which can help ...
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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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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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What Personal Trainers Need to Know About Pre-Hab

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Clients facing surgery who improve strength and mobility beforehand often have better outcomes and quicker recoveries. That’s the benefit of pre-hab: a pre-surgery fitness plan that’s approved by the client’s doctor.
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