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A 9-EXERCISE BODY-WEIGHT WORKOUT

A 9-EXERCISE BODY-WEIGHT WORKOUT

By Crystal Reeves Body-weight workouts are getting big buzz right now as people discover that the only equipment you really need to get fit is with you all the time. Want to give your clients a taste of a body-weight workout that incorporates core, balance, and...

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PODCAST: ABOUT THE NERVOUS SYSTEM:

PODCAST: ABOUT THE NERVOUS SYSTEM:

With Rick Richey On this episode, NASM Master Instructor Rick Richey helps you better understand the nervous system. What about the central nervous system helps make you a better trainer? Let Rick map it all out for you. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts...

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OVERTRAINING: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO IDENTIFY IT

OVERTRAINING: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO IDENTIFY IT

By LAURA QUAGLIO Are you giving workouts your all but getting less in return—or even backsliding? Does it seem like you’re always battling bronchitis, tendonitis, or another “itis”? Or maybe your usual over-the-top enthusiasm for workouts has faded to “barely there.”...

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AN EXPLANATION OF THE NEW UPDATES TO THE OPT™ MODEL

AN EXPLANATION OF THE NEW UPDATES TO THE OPT™ MODEL

By Brian Sutton , MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES Creating and modifying exercise programs for clients can be complicated because there are many variables to consider, including the client’s goals, tolerance for exercise, and unique physical abilities and...

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FIVE WAYS TO SPEED YOUR METABOLISM

FIVE WAYS TO SPEED YOUR METABOLISM

By Geoff Lecovin Are you feeling sluggish? Are you having difficulty losing weight? Maybe you should SPEED your metabolism. This blog post will show you 5 ways to do exactly that with the acronym SPEED, which stands for Sleep, Psychological Stress, Environment,...

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HYPERTROPHY: BACK TO THE BASICS

HYPERTROPHY: BACK TO THE BASICS

By DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, CNC Gains don’t happen overnight. It takes your muscles time to respond and adapt to stimuli. Discover the resistance training program variables that will develop the strength gains and growth you or your client may be looking for....

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LOWER CROSSED SYNDROME: STARTING FROM THE CENTER

LOWER CROSSED SYNDROME: STARTING FROM THE CENTER

By Ken Miller Lower crossed syndrome is one of the most common compensatory patterns. It is characterized by an anterior tilt to the pelvis (arched lower back). In recent years, we’ve heard a lot about the ill effects of prolonged sitting. Articles, blog posts and TV...

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