Training Benefits American Fitness Magazine COVID-19 American Fitness Magazine Fall 2020

Moving Forward: A Fitness Pioneer’s Pandemic-Inspired Best Practices

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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  “My whole schtick when I opened in 2013 was to provide the fitness industry’s first one-on-one personal training that’s done in a group setting,” says Donny Day, NASM-CPT, owner of Peak Zone Fitness in Lake Highlands, Texas.
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Exercise and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Portia Page
Portia Page
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Since mid-March, most of the country has been dealing with social distancing rules, stay-at-home orders, business closures, overcrowded hospitals and limited health services.
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Muscle Clocks and The Value of Synchronized Training

Amy Ashmore, PhD
Amy Ashmore, PhD
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Many exercisers and athletes prefer to train at the same time every day. They may suggest a variety of reasons for this: That’s when they feel most awake, least hungry, most focused or least stressed.
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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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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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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 physiology, as well as providing them the ...
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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.
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Personal Training for Golf: Help Clients Prepare for an 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 actuallyless prepared to play the game.
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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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