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A LOOK AT MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING IN FITNESS

A LOOK AT MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING IN FITNESS

By Justin Kompf One of my biggest interests in health and fitness is behavioral coaching. Many chronic health issues boil down to decisions people make day in and day out. Coaching is both an art and a science that can help people change their behavior and thus their...

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OW TO LOSE WATER WEIGHT EFFECTIVELY:

OW TO LOSE WATER WEIGHT EFFECTIVELY:

By KINSEY MAHAFFEY I’ve had many a client come into their workout in a panic because they seemingly gained 3-5 pounds overnight. The conversation goes something like this: “I can’t believe I put on 3 extra pounds yesterday,” says the client. “What do you mean?” I ask....

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ATHLETE RECOVERY TECHNIQUES TO ACHIEVE PEAK PERFORMANCE:

ATHLETE RECOVERY TECHNIQUES TO ACHIEVE PEAK PERFORMANCE:

By DR. ALLISON BRAGER Newton had it right all along: For every action, there is [indeed] a reaction. In 2021 this means that however hard we work towards our fitness goals, wellness goals, and professional goals, we must work that hard or harder towards recovery.I...

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OPT™ MODEL PHASE 5: POWER TRAINING:

OPT™ MODEL PHASE 5: POWER TRAINING:

By Jace Fuchs In previous articles, we examined the first four phases of the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model. We are now onto the last level and phase of the OPT model: Phase 5 Power Training. Before jumping into the specifics of Phase 5, let’s briefly review...

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PHASE 4 OF THE OPT™ MODEL: MAXIMAL STRENGTH TRAINING:

PHASE 4 OF THE OPT™ MODEL: MAXIMAL STRENGTH TRAINING:

By Jace Fuchs The Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model is a proven training system for CPTs that can help any client reach any goal safely and effectively. It is a system based on human movement science and integrated training principles and validated in research...

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PHASE 3 OF THE OPT™ MODEL EXPLAINED: MUSCULAR DEVELOPMENT:

PHASE 3 OF THE OPT™ MODEL EXPLAINED: MUSCULAR DEVELOPMENT:

BY NASM Moving along in our discussion of the different phases of the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model, next, we have Phase 3 Muscular Development Training. Phase 3 is the second phase of the Strength Level of the OPT model. As a quick reminder, the OPT model...

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WHAT IS PELVIC TILT & HOW DO YOU FIX IT?:

WHAT IS PELVIC TILT & HOW DO YOU FIX IT?:

By KINSEY MAHAFFEY If you’ve worked out with a personal trainer or in a group fitness class, you may have heard the term ‘pelvic tilt’. A fitness professional may have even told you that you have a pelvic tilt, but what does that mean? Many people may be unfamiliar...

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AN EXPLANATION OF THE 2ND PHASE OF THE OPT™ MODEL:

AN EXPLANATION OF THE 2ND PHASE OF THE OPT™ MODEL:

By NASM Continuing our discussion of the different phases of training from the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) Model, next, we will be covering Phase 2 of the OPT Model titled Strength Endurance Training. This phase acts as a bridge between our focus on...

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