Understanding and Applying VT1 and VT2

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Understanding and Applying VT1 and VT2

Ventilatory threshold is a way to measure a client’s intensity during exercise. VT1 and VT2 play a role in the ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model, specifically as transition points between zones 1, 2 and 3 of cardiovascular training. Understanding the use and purpose of the ventilatory thresholds allows professionals to safely implement and progress exercise programming to help clients achieve their personal program goals.

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Practical Application of Functional Assessments: Core Function and Balance Assessments

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Practical Application of Functional Assessments: Core Function and Balance Assessments

This final installment of a blog series addressing the four main types of functional assessment takes a close look at core function and balance assessments. Because balance and core function go hand in hand, these assessments help shed light on the exercises you should focus on when designing your clients’ resistance-training programs.

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Practical Application of Functional Assessments: Flexibility Assessments

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Practical Application of Functional Assessments: Flexibility Assessments

Functional assessments are an important tool for determining how to design individualized strength and flexibility programs for your clients. In this third installment of a four-part series examining the four main types of functional assessments, we take a closer look at flexibility assessments and how to use them to address any range-of-motion issues your clients may exhibit.

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