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I Sit All Day Long and Everything Aches.

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS 2
Let’s face it, at one point or another, we’ve all had to sit for extended periods of time, looking at, or working on something in front of us. Whether it was in high school math class, Intro to Athletic Training in our undergraduate program, or our ...
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Sodium Bicarbonate (aka baking soda): Role in Fitness Performance

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Baking soda? Check out this kitchen cupboard staple's role in exercise performance. 
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Breathe Right: Inhale. Exhale. Repeat.

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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The act of breathing seems incredibly simple, but doing it properly can be surprisingly complex--and of vital importance to your clients' performance.
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Heart Rate Zone Methodology – What You Should Know

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Despite growing popularity and adoption of programs incorporating heart rate (HR) zone methodology, aka heart rate training, the fitness industry, in general, appears to lack a solid understanding of the scientific facts and limitations to this ...
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The Lunge - An Effective Lower Body Training Exercise

Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES
Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES
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The lunge is a versatile, simple and effective movement for lower body training. Various positions, planes of motion and speeds can all yield different training adaptations for the exerciser. Lunges are the gift that keeps on giving! We’ll discuss ...
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Everybody is Foam Rolling ... But Why Everywhere?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Foam rolling, a form of self-myofascial release (SMR), hit the mainstream almost 15 years ago and is continuing to increase in popularity. While there are several ways to measure these popularity trends, an interesting approach is to look at the ...
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Metabolic Conditioning: Moving Beyond Cardio

Josh Elsesser
Josh Elsesser
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Metabolic conditioning is more than just cardiorespiratory exercise. As a fitness professional, you need to be able to design a conditioning program for your clients that effectively addresses their unique
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Utilizing Speed Training for Weight Loss

Brian Oddi, Ph.D., CPT, NASM-PES, NASE-CSS 0
There are many individuals who are striving to stay healthy and fit, however, they lack time to dedicate to a fitness program due to the busy demands of family, work, and pleasure. Speed training has shown to be a very effective tool to accomplish ...
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Preparing for a Golf Event

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Today’s typical golfer faces many challenges. Not only are golf courses becoming longer and more difficult, but today’s golfer is actually
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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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