18
Sep
2018

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS OPT™ BASED TRX WORKOUT

Looking for a fun workout that incorporates the TRX Suspension Trainer into an Premier Global NASM Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) Phase 1 program? We’re sharing this OPT Phase 1 Stabilisation Endurance …

Man completing a seated bicep curl 14
Sep
2018

DO BIGGER MUSCLES EQUAL STRENGTH?

Curiosity about the connection (or lack thereof) between muscle hypertrophy (size) and strength has been around since as early as 1955. Though many people believe that long-term adaptations in strength …

Four people performing lunges 14
Sep
2018

HOW TO ADDRESS OVERACTIVE HIP FLEXORS WITH CORRECTIVE EXERCISE

For many of us, working with individuals with tight/overactive hip flexors is a common occurrence. Learning to properly assess and address overactive hip flexors is a powerful skill in helping …

10
Sep
2018

HOW TO BECOME A PERSONAL TRAINER

Are you searching for a career that’s as rewarding as a great workout? One where you can make your own hours? One where you can help people change their lives for the …

Two men performing a push-up 31
Aug
2018

RESEARCH REVIEWED: HOW TO ACTIVATE THE SERRATUS ANTERIOR

If you’re using the pushup-plus exercise to activate the serratus anterior, recent research concludes that traditional pushups work just as well. In a small study published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders [2015; 16, …

30
Aug
2018

HOW TO PREVENT DIASTASIS RECTI (WITH CRUNCHES)

Diastasis recti abdominis (DRA), commonly shortened to diastasis recti or diastasis, is the separation of the rectus abdominis down the linea alba. While it is a terrifying thought for most, …

Power training blog 8
Aug
2018

USING POWER/REACTIVE TRAINING TO TARGET THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

Traditionally, reactive or power training has been viewed as training used exclusively in athlete’s programs. Although this is an important component in the athlete’s protocol, it’s an equally important component …

Why be a PT blog 8
Aug
2018

TOP 5 REASONS TO BECOME A PERSONAL TRAINER

Many people get into the business of fitness because they already have a passion for working out. Being a personal trainer gives you easy access to workout facilities and the …

atrophy blog 8
Aug
2018

USE IT OR LOSE IT! UNDERSTANDING MUSCLE ATROPHY

What is Muscle Atrophy?
Muscle atrophy is a term used to describe the loss of muscle. Atrophy may occur from injury, starvation, disease, bed rest, nerve damage, and other health-related …

Social media blog 8
Aug
2018

5 IDEAS TO HELP YOU FIND THE BEST EXERCISES ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Fitness instructors and trainers are always looking for new exercise ideas to bring to their fitness classes, and there have never been more options at our fingertips, thanks to social …