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Nov
2018

Speed, Agility & Quickness: An Insider’s Guide to SAQ Training

Speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ) training is too often associated with sports and other physically demanding activities. Upon closer observation, we realize we have missed the everyday events and activities …

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Nov
2018

HOW TO PREVENT ACL INJURIES THROUGH CORRECTIVE EXERCISE PROGRAMMING

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 …

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Nov
2018

RESUME WRITING FOR FITNESS PROFESSIONALS

Fitness professionals need to understand the importance of a well-written resume. It doesn’t matter if you’re applying at a local health club, university, or sports performance clinic, your resume may …

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Nov
2018

SQUAT FORM – WHAT DOES IT TELL US?

The ability to perform a squat or partial squat is an essential primal movement in life we must all be able to do, whether you are 8 or 80 years …

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Nov
2018

5 EXERCISES TO COMBAT THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF BAD POSTURE

We all know that our clients are doing good things for their bodies while we are with them, but probably not during the other hours of the week. Especially the …

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Nov
2018

SHOULD YOU FOAM ROLL THE LOWER BACK?

Foam rolling is a popular activity for relieving muscle pain and tension, but what about using a foam roller on the low back area? We’ll explore some of the reasons …

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Oct
2018

7 WAYS TO EFFECTIVELY BUILD STRONGER, LARGER GLUTES

Did you know that out of the 640+ muscles in the human body the gluteus maximus is the largest?  It is also one of the most neglected muscles in the …

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Oct
2018

KEY CONSIDERATIONS WHEN DESIGNING PROGRAMMES FOR FEMALE CLIENTS

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 …

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Oct
2018

AN EXPERT GUIDE TO BIOHACKING YOUR METABOLISM

Looking for ways to boost your metabolism? Try a biohack! Here’s 5 simple biohacks to get your body’s engine revving! From the power of sleep, to diet and exercise, see …

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Oct
2018

SIX PLANK VARIATIONS TO TAKE YOUR CLIENT’S CORE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

The plank is one of the best all-around moves to build muscles that protect the spine and prevent lower back pain, and clients tend to like it because it requires …