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Running shoes and form

Running shoes and form

When you wake up in the morning and slip into your ­running shoes in preparation for a run, you have unknowingly changed your ­running form in a significant way without even taking your first step out the door. read more
Perfect your one-leg squats

Perfect your one-leg squats

This exercise enhances vertical propulsive force during ground contact, promotes stability during stance, and upgrades ­running economy and fatigue re­sis­tance. read more
Understand key elements of form assessment

Understand key elements of form assessment

Six key ele­ments of form assessment represent the biggest influencers of per­for­mance, ­running economy, and risk of injury. read more
The importance of balance in softball success

The importance of balance in softball success

If the batter is off balance during any part of the swing, she will not have the bat control needed to hit the ball where she wants to hit it. A well-balanced batting stance gives the batter a solid attack foundation. read more
Maintain a solid strength-to-weight ratio

Maintain a solid strength-to-weight ratio

The strength-to-weight ratio is critically important in virtually all athletic endeavors, so athletes are rightly interested in ways to improve or sustain muscle mass. read more
Training a client in a home or office

Training a client in a home or office

Some clients greatly value receiving personal training at home or at the office because it saves them time that would otherwise be spent in traveling to and from the health club. Their appreciation of this benefit makes them more likely to use the services of a personal trainer. read more
13 reasons for engaging in resistance training

13 reasons for engaging in resistance training

If we were to compare the muscles of the body to an automobile, they would be analogous to the engine. As noted earlier, your muscles serve as the engines of your body, and strong muscles enable you to function better in all physical activities. read more
Reasons for Gender Differences in Youth Sport

Reasons for Gender Differences in Youth Sport

Average gender differences in sport and motor skills may be attributed to physical - biological differences, as well as the differential socialization of boys and girls in our society. read more
The top 10 ways for a woman to develop a strength training program

The top 10 ways for a woman to develop a strength training program

Most women have four main goals in mind when they begin a weight training program: toning muscles, slimming down, improving athletic performance, and maintaining good health. Luckily, getting started with a personalized training program takes only a few simple steps, as best-selling author Frédéric Delavier points out. read more
This is why insurance matters

This is why insurance matters

Lawsuits can be brought against health clubs, personal trainers, and instructors. If you’d like to get a taste of the possibilities, a simple web search will provide you with many examples (see, for instance, Eickhoff-Shemek, 2013). read more
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