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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Hip Pain Cycling Exercises – Take the Pain out of Biking

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Hip Pain Cycling Exercises – Take the Pain out of Biking

Whether you cycle in a spinning class or on the pavement and trails, if you ride often, you risk developing some hip-related pains. We’ll point out some of the common sources of pain and injury and how to manage and prevent them.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Pain in the Buttocks when Sitting? Use these Tips

Performance | Safety / Injuries | Senior Fitness | Strength Training | Training Tips

Pain in the Buttocks when Sitting? Use these Tips

If you or your client has sharp pain, numbness, or tingling in the lower back and buttocks (glute) that travels down the back of your leg, you’re not alone. A muscle called the piriformis is most likely to blame and these are the reasons why PLUS the best mobility exercises to use. Read, learn, and share the recommended exercises to your clients in this article.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Top Benefits of Yoga for Pelvic Alignment

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Top Benefits of Yoga for Pelvic Alignment

Those hips don’t lie! And, when they are out of alignment, they can cause a series of issues. Check out this article to learn how yoga can help.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Top Ways to Ensure a Safe and Clean Fitness Environment

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Top Ways to Ensure a Safe and Clean Fitness Environment

In fitness, the new normal means cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing more frequently. Understand more about the precautions fitness facilities are taking to keep staff and customers safe.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Pelvic Tilt: What Is It and How Do You Correct It?

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Pelvic Tilt: What Is It and How Do You Correct It?

Does your client have a pelvic tilt? It’s more common than you might think!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, The Best Safe and Effective DIY Disinfectants for Your Gym

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The Best Safe and Effective DIY Disinfectants for Your Gym

Trainers and owners have a responsibility to keep facilities and equipment clean to prevent the spread of illness. But cleaners can be pricey and the fumes are not exactly conducive to a healthy environment. Learn to make your own DIY disinfectants that clean as well as any harsh, commercial chemical.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, The Best Ways to Effectively Clean and Disinfect Your Gym

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The Best Ways to Effectively Clean and Disinfect Your Gym

As the owner, manager, or trainer at a gym, you need to know how to clean, disinfect, and keep everyone safe. Gyms are meant to help clients get fit and healthy, not sick. We’ll give you tips and important information to keep your gym safe.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, No Foam Roller? No Problem! Try These Alternatives!

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No Foam Roller? No Problem! Try These Alternatives!

Foam rolling is a great addition to any exercise program. But not every client has access to a foam roller. So, how do you help clients perform SMR? Check out these foam roller alternatives.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, DIY Cryotherapy for Muscle Recovery

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DIY Cryotherapy for Muscle Recovery

Cryotherapy helps with muscle recovery. It reduces inflammation, speeds healing, and eases muscle soreness and pain. Even do-it-yourself sessions can provide these benefits. Here are a few options to consider.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Active Recovery: Reduce Fatigue and Enhance Performance

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Active Recovery: Reduce Fatigue and Enhance Performance

Are you looking to boost your clients’ results? Believe it or not, rest is one of the most important factors to a client's success. Learn about the impact active recovery has and how to implement it into an exercise routine.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Identify and Correct Tight Hip Flexors

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How to Identify and Correct Tight Hip Flexors

Hip flexors are commonly misunderstood. Are yours really tight? Or are they weak and underused? What even are these hip flexors? Check out our latest post to learn more about this important muscle group, what it means to have tight hip flexors, and what you can do to loosen them up.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How Does Exercise Affect Your Immune System?

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How Does Exercise Affect Your Immune System?

A strong immune system reduces the chances that your clients will catch the latest bug or virus going around. It can also lower their risk of developing inflammation-based diseases. How does exercise help with both? This article explains.

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