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Obese patient with doctor

Understanding The Complexity Of Obesity

Obesity is a complex disease with many underlying factors and causes. The oversimplification of weight loss that many coaches and trainers subscribe to (“move more and eat less”) tends to blame clients for lacking self-control, being…

TRX Bandit Handles

Get a Grip on Your Strength

The TRX Bandit is a universal-fit, ergonomic handle that attaches to one or more strength bands to improve comfort, control and performance.

Hip Hook

The Real Deal Behind the Hip Hook

“The Hip Hook is the first and only muscle release tool for both the psoas and iliacus muscles—the primary hip flexors. You can’t relax one without relaxing the other,” explains Koth.

An older woman power training for muscle strength

Power Training for Older Clients

Power training for your active agers can be a vital part of programming. By helping your clients maintain speed, you will do them the service of training them for the sport of life.

Person using self-care massage and self-massage tools for recovery

Using Self-Massage Tools at Home

Have you tried self-massage tools? Here, Paul Kleiman, president of MassageU and U-Selfcare.com, explains various kinds of tools.

Taking Small Steps

Moving More Every Day

As you help your clients understand the benefits of moving more, it’s important to remind them that all movement doesn’t need to be done in the gym.

Fall prevention training helps seniors stay active.

Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Fall prevention is a vital part of functional training for your aging clients. Changes in communication between the nervous and muscular systems as age we are likely to result in a loss of balance, which is a risk factor in the older population. Kyle Stull, DHSc, a content development manager at NASM and an instructor for the Department of Health and Human Performance at Concordia University, offers some practical advice in training clients for fall prevention.  

Virtual personal training assessment

Virtual Training Assessments

Virtual personal training isn’t new, but the business aspect is growing, thanks to increased demand and improved technology across the board.

Person with bad posture

Posture Correction for Static Damage

The word posture tends to evoke the image of a schoolgirl standing perfectly erect with a book on her head. More accurately, static posture refers to the way in which a person holds his or her body or assumes certain positions, such as sitting, standing or sleeping. The cumulative effect of the time spent in certain positions can lead to prolonged static-posture damage to both the musculoskeletal and myofascial systems of the body.