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ProSource: September 2015
ProSource: September 2015

Technique Series: How to Deadlift

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By Pete McCall, M.S.

The name sounds intimidating, but the deadlift is arguably one of the most effective exercises your clients should be doing. The key to maximizing results and minimizing risk of injury is perfect technique. This article highlights the benefits of the deadlift—for both men and women—and features step-by-step instructions and a video demonstration on how to teach this highly effective and empowering move to your clients. Read More »

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Programming Spotlight: Stability and Mobility Training With the Stability Ball

Programming Spotlight: Stability and Mobility Training With the Stability Ball

By Jacque Crockford, M.S.

Making sure your clients have sufficient mobility and stability is essential before progressing their exercise programs to more sophisticated and challenging movements. This stability-ball workout is a great way to ensure that your clients have developed proper movement patterns before increasing the intensity and complexity of their workouts.

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4 Career Questions Every Health and Fitness Pro Should Be Asking

4 Career Questions Every Health and Fitness Pro Should Be Asking

By Amanda Vogel, M.A.

Do you know where your career is headed? Are you satisfied with where you’re going? Staying happy and feeling successful in the fitness profession involves periodically “auditing” your own career. Whether you’re self-employed or working for someone else, here are four fundamental questions that you should ask yourself from time to time to help keep you on the right track.

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ACE-sponsored Research: How Will Wearable Activity Devices Impact the Fitness Industry?

ACE-sponsored Research: How Will Wearable Activity Devices Impact the Fitness Industry?

By Daniel J. Green

Many people are wondering what effect the growing popularity of wearable activity devices is having on the fitness industry. Will new technologies like these one day render health and fitness professionals obsolete? Not likely, according to the results of a new ACE-commissioned survey, which found that clients frequently seek the advice of health and fitness pros on which devices to choose and how to use them to reach their goals.

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Study: Identifying Cues Key to Developing Exercise Habit

Study: Identifying Cues Key to Developing Exercise Habit

How can you help your clients keep exercising, even on the days they aren’t working directly with you? A new study suggests that people exercise more frequently when they use instigation cues, which prompt them to automatically go to the gym or start exercising. Learn how you can use this new research to help your clients develop solid exercise habits that will last a lifetime.

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From the Experts: How to Create a True Community That Drives Your Success

From the Experts: How to Create a True Community That Drives Your Success

By Daniel J. Green

Every health and fitness professional and every entrepreneur is striving to create client loyalty and brand recognition, whether locally or on a global scale. The ultimate question is how to accomplish these goals in whatever niche you target. When talking to experts about what drives client loyalty, “community” is typically the first response.

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