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Probiotics- What’s in it for You?

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Not quite sure what all the lingo means when you are choosing your morning yogurt? Do you need a probiotic? How about adding in a prebiotic? Here we’ll set the stage on what probiotics are and their potential to improve health and performance.
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Foam Rolling- Applying the Technique of Self-myofascial Release

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry. This effective and simple to do technique delivers positive, feel good results. Foam rollers have become easily accessible, ...
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Resistance Training for the Ultra-endurance Athlete

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, PES, CES, NASM-CPT It is fairly common for ultra-endurance athletes (i.e. trail runners, Ironman distance triathletes, etc.) to avoid resistance training as part of their in-season training program. If the athlete does any ...
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Using Stage Training to Improve Cardiorespiratory Endurance

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, PES, CES, NASM-CPT Of the various components that comprise a client’s total physical fitness program, cardiorespiratory endurance is probably the most misunderstood and underrated. In order to understand how to perform ...
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Implementing Safe and Effective Training Methods

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model is a planned, systematic, periodized training system. It is designed to concomitantly improve all functional abilities including flexibility, core strength, muscular endurance, neuromuscular control, and ...
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Stronger Than Ever

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Michael Woelflein On Christmas Eve, 2011, Adrian Peterson tore his ACL and MCL against the Washington Redskins. By the time the game ended, the now three-time NFL First Team All-Pro running back had moved past the “Why me?” stage. In the trainer’s ...
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Body & Soul: A more spiritual approach to fitness could give your clients a boost.

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Sari Harrar As fitness professionals, we know how to assess and help our clients physically. We often guide them nutritionally. And we even have motivational tools to help them mentally. But could there be a key ingredient we’re not calling into play? ...
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Stress, Consequences and Overall Health

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Stress stimulates appetite, it increases abdominal fat, it increases risks for disease and it can even play a role in our intimate relationships. The list could keep going, but what exactly is stress and how is it connected to all these consequences? ...
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The Effectiveness of Resistance Training Using Unstable Surfaces and Devices for Rehabilitation

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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While the popularity of unstable resistance training (IRT) is evident in fitness training facilities, its effectiveness for optimal sport performance training has been questioned. The purpose of this clinical commentary is to explore the resistance ...
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The Importance of Reactive/Power Training

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Traditionally, reactive or power training has been viewed as training used exclusively in athlete’s programs. Although this is an important component in the athlete’s protocol, it’s an equally important component in the exercise program for a typical gym ...
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