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Jan. 19 2024
One of the easiest and most effective ways to get the client connected to their foundation is through an exercise called forward lean... View More
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Jan. 18 2024
Welcome back! Last issue in part 1, we set the foundation to re-build post-rehab client tissue tolerance. Re-establishing tissue tolerance alone, however, is not enough to train movement performance... View More
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Jan. 16 2024
Hip mobility varies among people. Some have limited range of motion, while others have excessive mobility. For those with tight hips, a routine stretching and/or mobility routine may be helpful. Howev
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Jan. 9 2024
This exercise is a simple march in place — a simple exercise for most, but it can challenge balance as it prolongs our single leg stance since our foot is off the ground a little longer than normal
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Jan. 5 2024
At Functional Aging Institute (FAI), we talk all the time about training your clients for ‘need to do,’ ‘like to do,’ and ‘want to do’ activities... View More
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Dec. 13 2023
This exercise targets the hamstrings and aims to improve strength in a lengthened position... View More
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Nov. 8 2023
Lateral quickness and explosiveness is an essential component for athletic performance... View More
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Oct. 10 2023
Multi-joint exercises are effective for building strength, improving cardiovascular conditioning and improving dynamic mobility and stability... View More
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Sept. 12 2023
Strengthening the gluteus medius and hip stabilizing musculature is important for injury prevention and optimal performance... View More
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Aug. 16 2023
Working to improve and/or maintain dynamic stability in the lower kinetic chain can reduce injury risk, decrease joint pain, and improve performance. Further, having the ability to produce and absorb... View More
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Aug. 8 2023
As a fitness professional, you have the ability to play a critical role in extending healthcare and closing the gap for clients. Chronic diseases and health concerns can be debilitating. Genetics have
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July 24 2023
This exercise is an excellent way to promote optimal scapular stability and rotator cuff strength... View More
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July 12 2023
Poor rotator cuff strength and limited endurance can contribute to shoulder pain and impingement in overhead athletes and clientele... View More
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July 6 2023
Exercising safely and effectively is important at any age, but it becomes even more crucial as your clients enter their 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond... View More
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June 27 2023
When clients say they are now doing things they haven’t done in years or never even dreamed possible, you know you are changing lives!... View More
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June 13 2023
Improving muscle endurance in overhead athletes should be a focus with-in shoulder strengthening programs. This theraband exercise will enhance shoulder health and performance... View More
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May 11 2023
You may recall working with a client that sometimes lacked motivation, signed up to work with you then disappeared for a while or missed appointments... View More
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April 25 2023
Patellofemoral pain and chondromalacia patella (CMP) can restrict a client’s ability to perform traditional strength training exercises. Pain with loading and movement can also inhibit quadriceps... View More
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April 17 2023
Personal training has evolved beyond sets and reps. We’re learning more and more that strength is just one component of our program design... View More
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March 7 2023
The traditional copenhagen bridge is commonly used to address muscular imbalances and adductor weakness... View More