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Latest Posts By Mollie Martin

I am an Education and Certification Specialist at the American Council on Exercise as well as certified ACE Personal Trainer and Corporate Health Coach, working on my ACE Health Coach certification. I moved to San Diego in 2012 and definitely don't miss the cold Midwest winters! I have played sports my whole life, but have found my passion in rugby- going on my 13th year playing on a premier league team. My goal is to be on the USA team to represent my country. I love traveling, being outdoors, and helping people acheive their peronsal goals as well.

Monday, March 16, 2015 in Exam Preparation Blog

GTOs and Muscle Spindles Explained

To keep muscles safe and healthy, it is essential that you have a good understanding of the body’s most basic underlying structural components, including Golgi tendon organs (GTOs) and muscle spindles, and how these two receptors work together within the body. Here’s what you need to know about these important proprioceptors involved in stretching and flexibility.


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Monday, October 27, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

Spooky Superset Workout

For many people, Halloween is the best holiday of the year. Unfortunately, too many treats can quickly derail your healthy-living efforts. To help keep you on track, check out this Halloween-inspired superset workout, which features pairs of exercises performed without rest in between. Not only is this an efficient way to work out, you’re going to love these super-fun and spooky moves.


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Friday, August 8, 2014 in Exam Preparation Blog

The Dos and Don’ts of Being a Professional in the Fitness Industry

What are the standards of professionalism in the fitness industry? Here is a great list of dos and don’ts compiled by ACE Certified fitness professionals that will help you stay on track and maintain a high level of professionalism both inside and outside the gym or training setting.


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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 in Fitnovatives Blog

Try This 45-Minute Boot Camp Workout

Looking for ways to freshen up your boot-camp classes? Here is a great 45-minute circuit that both your regulars and newbies are sure to love. Designed for moderate-to-advanced clients, this workout includes appropriate regressions and extended rest periods to accommodate your less-experienced participants.


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