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How to Prevent Diastasis Recti (with Crunches)

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Diastasis recti abdominis (DRA) has become a hot topic as more and more women's fitness professionals advertise programs that promise to prevent or fix the condition. While it is a terrifying thought for most, DRA is a reality for up to 70% of pregnant ...
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Helping Moms (and Moms-To-Be) Keep it Strong: The Pelvic Floor

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Maintaining a strong pelvic floor is vital during pregnancy, yet it remains a commonly overlooked and misunderstood component of most pre- and postnatal training programs. (It’s also something many of us shy away from talking about.)
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Exercise and Pregnancy: Women Taking the Lead in Their Workouts

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Exercise and Pregnancy? Yes! See the benefits of why they go together so well and exercise programming ideas for each trimester.
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How to Prevent ACL Injuries and Keep Your Clients on the Court Through Corrective Exercise Programming

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 1
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common among young female athletes occurring at a conservative estimate of 38,000 incidences per year. (1) With the cost of a surgical repair ranging between $17,000-$25,000 (2), the economic ...
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Training the Female Client: Key Considerations for Programming

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Apart from the more obvious gender differences like pregnancy and some aging-related conditions (e.g., osteoporosis, menopausal changes), how much thought is generally given to the anatomical and physiological differences between men and women when ...
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Knee strength for females: Look to the hip for answers

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Did you know females are more susceptible to knee pain and injury than males? This is due to a number of reasons including: anatomical differences, hormonal differences, biomechanical differences, and strength imbalance differences (MGH Sports Physical ...
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Mirror Gait Retraining for the Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain in Female Runners

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Altered hip mechanics (hip adduction, contralateral pelvic drop, internal rotation) are often associated with patellofemoral pain in female runners. This study evaluated basic gait retraining techniques using a full-length mirror in female runners with ...
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Anorexia Athletica: A sometimes inadvertant, unrecognized eating disorder

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, CNC 0
  Eating disorders are complex medical/psychiatric illnesses that can seriously interfere with a person’s daily activities and may even eventually cause death (1, 2). They cause serious disturbance to one’s daily diet, and may start as a result of ...
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