While any unskilled trainer can assault clients with exercises that are over-the-top challenging, educated fitness pros know that programming safe, effective high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts requires forethought and purpose. Read on for expert-tested ideas and inspiration for keeping HIIT drills fresh without compromising the basic tenets of intelligent interval exercise.Read More
Evidence-based Strategies for Helping Clients Improve Endurance Performance
Many of your clients have undoubtedly committed to running a half-marathon (or longer race) in the coming year. To help you design effective programs for these endurance-minded clients, here are the latest evidence-based training strategies for improving three key performance-defining physiological parameters related to endurance: VO2max, lactate threshold and economy.Read More
As the recent Summer Olympics made clear, gymnasts have extremely strong, well-defined muscles and are in the type of shape that many of our clients are working to achieve. Body-weight exercises inspired by gymnastics can be an excellent way to help clients achieve their fitness goals. And here’s the good news: You don’t need to have a gymnastics background to incorporate these exercises into your clients’ programs.Read More
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