Tight calf muscles can be painful. They also limit your ability to move with proper form. If you have tight calves and want some relief, here are five ways to get it.
As a trainer, having a deep understanding of the exercises you prescribe helps you know when they should and should not be used. Here’s what you need to know about the squat. This includes the muscles it works, its benefits, proper form, variations, and more!
Pronation distortion syndrome, distinguished by flat feet and being “knock-kneed”, is a foot and ankle dysfunction. Trainers can assess clients, identify patterns, and then use different training methods to address the issue. Here’s what you need to know.
Shin splints can sap the enjoyment from physical activities such as running and dancing. If you experience shin pain, you might be wondering how long it takes to go away. Here’s the answer, as well as a few ways to lessen the discomfort.
Do you struggle with tight quadriceps muscles? This can lead to pain, increased injury risk, and more. Here’s how to release your quad tightness in just two steps.
Foam rolling and other types of self-myofascial release are a common part of any trainer's toolbox. But, there are some key secrets the best trainers know when using SMR in client programs--learn 9 of these secret benefits of foam rolling from our experts to set yourself apart from other trainers.
Pain in the knee is all too common. But how do you know when the pain is serious enough to warrant seeking treatment? Here are a few symptoms to look for.
Do you know how to cue corrective exercises for your clients? Do you know what it means to cue an exercise? Cueing is all about guiding your client through good form, correcting bad form and correcting movement compensations...
A pulled hamstring can be incredibly painful. Here are a few exercises that can help, as well as when you should see a doctor for your hamstring injury.
If you have an anterior pelvic tilt, you may be wondering how long it takes to fix it. Learn what the research says and a few exercises that can help.
Box jumps are a great way to build muscle, improve speed, and increase power. Here are five strategies for helping your clients get the most from this plyometric exercise.
Although triceps dips look simple, using proper form keeps this exercise safe and effective. Learn what good triceps dip form looks like, how to modify the movement to make it easier or harder, and more!