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Shoulder Pain Prevention

…latissimus dorsi) more than the stabilizers/external rotators of the shoulder (infraspinatus, supraspinatus, teres minor), these stabilizers become reciprocally inhibited (underactive) and fail to stabilize the glenohumeral joint during the throwing motion. Without adequate stability the athlete may develop…

Core Training

Core Training

…training videos * Printable training manual * Online CEU exam Discover how to design and implement core-stabilization exercises for improved health and performance including progressions using stability balls, tubing, cables, foam rolls, medicine balls and more!

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A Practical Approach to Training the Muscle Synergies

stability. Therefore, in order to challenge the muscle synergies of the lateral subsystem it makes sense for exercises to be performed on a single-leg and predominantly in the frontal plane. For example, the Frontal Plane Single-leg Balance Reach (Figure 5) is a prime example of a lateral subsystem exercise.…

Foam Rolling- Applying the Technique of Self-myofascial Release

…seconds and 90 seconds (1,7). During the exercises it is important to maintain core stability. Use the drawing-in maneuver (pulling the navel in toward the spine) to maintain stability in the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex (1). Take the time to experience the exercises and discover how slightly modifying positions…

Introduction to Personal Fitness Training

Introduction to Personal Fitness Training

…is the perfect course for you.By taking and completing this online course, you will learn: * Basic exercise physiology and biomechanics * Various types of training, including: flexibility, stabilization, resistance, and cardiorespiratory * How to administer various health and fitness assessments * How…

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Sample Application Video from NASM's CPT4 Assist: eTeach. Featuring NASM's Director or Advanced Education, Eric Beard and NASM CPT and PES, Mariana Conway.

Developing Power in Everyday Athletes with Plyometrics.

…joint stability and range of motion. Plyometric drills may not be suitable for those with chronic or limiting conditions (1,2). Following the NASM Optimum Performance Training ™ (OPT™) model, plyometric exercises progress from stabilization (e.g., squat jump with a 3-5 second stabilization hold on…

Training for the Urbanathlon

…-stable resistance training exercise (such as a bench press) is immediately followed with a stabilization exercise with similar biomechanical motions (such as a stability ball push-up). Thus, for every set of an exercise/body part performed, there are actually two exercises completed. High amounts of…

Train Like an Elite Winter Athlete

…Example Exercise Program Below is an example of a Phase 2 Strength Endurance program from NASM’s Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) model. This program is designed to improve joint stability, local muscular endurance, prime mover strength, and overall athletic ability. It involves exercises performed…

Resistance Training Tips

…to inadequate recovery periods between sets targeting the same muscle groups. * Creates better overall exercise experiences as individuals achieve greater success in competing all selected exercises. As an example to illustrate this approach, a 50-minute workout could be comprised of seven, 6-minute smaller…

Stand Up and Succeed: Stand Up Paddleboard SUP Workout

…two or three times per week to help improve stability on the board. Work in order through each step, to progress from flexibility and movement preparation (moves 1 through 4, which can also be performed before SUP outings) to stabilization strength exercises (moves 5 through 11). Aim for one set of moves…

Running Shoe or Minimalist Shoe?

…systematic progression whereby stability and mobility are addressed first, followed by any necessary conditioning (strengthening) training before attempting any explosive activities. Consequently, programming should initially address postural mechanics and corrective exercises as needed (i.e., inhibit, lengthen…

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