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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How Glute Activation Can Change Everything

Training Tips

How Glute Activation Can Change Everything

Why is glute activation important? Wait, what is glute activation? Many trainers use the term, but do you really know what it is and why it matters? Find out here and help your clients to train more effectively while maximizing safety.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, The Best Tips to Build Stronger Quads and Why You Should

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The Best Tips to Build Stronger Quads and Why You Should

The quads are top aesthetic muscles for lifters and bodybuilders, but they are so much more. You need this powerhouse group of muscles for functional movements, to prevent injury, and to perform athletically. Here’s how to build massive strength in the quads. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Research Backs Yoga for Sciatica Pain, Which Poses Work

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Research Backs Yoga for Sciatica Pain, Which Poses Work

If you have sciatica, you know how intense the pain can get. Did you also know that yoga can help relieve sciatic pain? That’s right. Research confirms it. This article shares a few of the studies, as well as which poses provide the most relief.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Help Athletes Stay Healthy During COVID-19

Strength Training

Help Athletes Stay Healthy During COVID-19

To prevent injury and get an athlete back into action, you’ll need to know how to train in the current environment. The return to physical activity doesn’t have to be daunting, but it is necessary. Here’s what you need to know.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Pick the Best Workout to Help Reduce Stress

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How to Pick the Best Workout to Help Reduce Stress

Everyone experiences stress! The events of this year have taken most people’s stress to the next level. Check out our article as we discuss a few workouts to help manage stress in a healthy way.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Magnesium for Muscle Recovery: How It Works & How to Use It

Nutrition

Magnesium for Muscle Recovery: How It Works & How to Use It

If your client is having muscle cramps, low magnesium levels could be to blame. How does this nutrient impact muscle recovery and how do you use it to best repair muscle damage? This article explains.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Build Bigger, Stronger Hamstrings

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How to Build Bigger, Stronger Hamstrings

Hamstrings are often neglected in favor of more popular leg muscles like the quads, but muscle balance is important for function and performance. Beef up your client’s leg day with these exercises for hamstring muscle growth and strength.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Beginner’s Guide to Powerlifting—Lifts, Competitions, Judges

Strength Training | Training Tips

Beginner’s Guide to Powerlifting—Lifts, Competitions, Judges

Are you thinking about powerlifting? Check out this article before you begin!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 7 Lesser-Known Health Benefits of Meditation

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7 Lesser-Known Health Benefits of Meditation

Most of us know meditation can reduce stress and anxiety. But there are also several lesser-known health benefits of meditating. Many of these relate to its positive effect on specific medical conditions. Here are seven to consider.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How Your Mood Affects Your Workout—Both Good and Bad

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How Your Mood Affects Your Workout—Both Good and Bad

It’s pretty well known that exercise boosts mood, but did you know that your mood can also impact your workout? Learn more about the mind-body connection to improve your workouts, boost your mood, and motivate struggling clients. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Are Perfect Glutes in Your DNA or Your Workout Routine?

Training Tips

Are Perfect Glutes in Your DNA or Your Workout Routine?

Everyone wants great glutes, but not everyone is destined to have what many consider to be “perfect” glutes. Personal genetics have a lot to do with body shape, size, and composition. While you can’t totally overcome genetics, targeted strength training will make positive changes.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Improve Your Golf Game with Kettlebell Training

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How to Improve Your Golf Game with Kettlebell Training

Kettlebells offer a different approach to training and impact all aspects of fitness. This includes strength, speed, and endurance. Explore the benefits of kettlebell exercises and how this type of training can help improve your golf game. 

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