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Newest Fitness Technology Trends

By Joy Keller / April 4, 2022

Fitness technology has increasingly become a key element of program design for many personal trainers, and the future is now.

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Learning Theories and Personal Training

Applying Learning Theories to Personal Training

By Terry Eckmann, PhD / November 3, 2021

Updated on November 2, 2021 Successful personal trainers are effective teachers and know how to apply learning theories. While personal training in part involves changing the body, teaching is the art of changing the brain—not physically rewiring it, but arranging information and experiences to stimulate learning. Learning involves a change in behavior and alters thinking…

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functional fitness for active agers

Functional Fitness For Active Boomers

By Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA / September 22, 2021

Be among the first to learn 3 targeted functional fitness fundamentals for crafting training sessions your over-50 clients will love.

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Arthritis and Exercise

By Judy Minich / July 8, 2021

Arthritis is a major health concern. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 23% of all adults in the U.S., more than 54 million people, have arthritis. As a fitness professional, you can make a difference. Both the CDC and the Arthritis Foundation (arthritis.org) agree that exercise is an important tool in arthritis pain management and prevention.

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Man with Shoulder pain

Frozen Shoulder? Identify Dysfunction

By Eric Beard, MS / May 19, 2021

Our clients work hard to develop shoulders that are aesthetically pleasing, and learning how to spot shoulder impingement and other dysfunction is an integral part of the big somatic “picture.”

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Exercise and inflammation

Exercise and Inflammation

By Charlie Hoolihan / October 24, 2008

As fitness professionals, we know that exercise can help boost the body’s immune system. But did you know that physical activity can actually produce an inflammatory response, leading to chronic inflammation? And when a body becomes chronically inflamed, a host of negative and potentially injurious conditions can result.

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