For the health and exercise professional, navigating the turbulent waters of chronic pain requires one to become proficient with designing strategic and personalized exercise programs. Learn about the importance of understanding and validating each client’s emotional, psychological and social concerns, while addressing his or her unique biomechanical needs, which, together, yield a comprehensive framework toward designing a strategic and personalized fitness program strategy.Read More
When it comes to stretching, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. In fact, the appropriate application of stretching techniques can be different for each client, depending on the client’s needs and goals and at which point in the workout the stretches are performed. In this article, learn about various stretching techniques and how they factor into correct exercise and performance.Read More
Finding the right starting point for exercise using the ACE Integrated Fitness Training (ACE IFT) model is key to helping your older clients improve their fitness levels. Learn how to create programs that help your clients progress properly and transform from fragile to agile by developing strength, mobility and agility for life.Read More
Approximately 80% of the U.S. population complains of back pain at some point in their lives. As sedentary behavior continues to pervade our lives and jobs, we can expect that number to continue to rise and for back pain to be even more difficult to abate.Read More
When it comes to working with clients who have had a previous injury and/or suffer from continuous complications from an unhealed or recurring injury, there are considerations to keep in mind while staying within your scope of practice. Here are recommendations for some of the most common injuries you may encounter, including bursitis, fractures, torn muscles or ligaments, connective tissue concerns, overuse injuries, sciatica and shin splints.Read More
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