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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 room, Peterson had one big question for

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FitnessThe Training EdgeTraining Benefits

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? Bringing spirituality into the realm of fitness

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessNewsletterTraining Benefits

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? Examine the concept of stress and discover how

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CESOPTResearch StudySports MedicineTraining Benefits

Exercise progression is key for proper technique. A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine used a Wii balance board to assess postural control on post-ACL reconstruction patients and healthy controls. The results showed that although the ACL group had more difficulty when performing a single-leg balance on

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CESResearch StudySports MedicineTraining Benefits

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 training literature, which implements the use of unstable surfaces and devices to determine the suitability

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