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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Shoulder, Shoulder Injuries, 9 Tips to Prevent Bench Press Shoulder Injuries
9 Tips to Prevent Bench Press Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder injuries can cause a major setback in your client’s progress. Here’s how to prevent shoulder issues during a bench press, plus when to have clients get medical help for pain during this exercise.

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How to Use Infrared Sauna for Muscle Recovery Enhancement

Giving muscles adequate time to recover increases their growth while decreasing injury risk. An infrared sauna can help improve muscle recovery. Here's why, and how to use it.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, What Does an Exercise Therapy Specialist Do?
What Does an Exercise Therapy Specialist Do?

Never heard of an Exercise Therapy Specialist? Well, let's take a deeper look at who these people are, why they are so important, and how you can become one of them!

ISSA | What Does an Exercise Recovery Specialist Do?
What Does an Exercise Recovery Specialist Do?

Discover how becoming an Exercise Recovery Specialist can improve your client’s fitness. From injury prevention to maximizing performance. Explore all of the benefits a recovery expert offers.

Better Shoulder Mobility through Corrective Exercise
Better Shoulder Mobility through Corrective Exercise

Shoulder mobility is critical to many exercises and our daily life activities. Explore common issues in the shoulder and how you can keep your clients in top form.

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.
What to Do for a Pulled Hamstring: 5 Corrective Exercises

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.

Our sedentary, seated, and on-the-go lifestyles contribute greatly to poor posture and chronic pain. Here’s your guide to using exercise to correct bad posture and promote good habits.
Your Guide to Corrective Exercises for Bad Posture

Our sedentary, seated, and on-the-go lifestyles contribute greatly to poor posture and chronic pain. Here’s your guide to using exercise to correct bad posture and promote good habits.

Upper Back and Neck Pain — Corrective Exercise for Kyphosis
Upper Back and Neck Pain - Corrective Exercise for Kyphosis

Feeling pain and stiffness in the upper back, neck, and shoulder blades? Sitting at a desk and staring at your phone isn't helping. Check out these corrective exercise tips to reduce tightness and headaches and improve your posture!

,ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, How to Identify and Correct Tight Hip Flexors
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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How to Relieve Tight Muscles in the Neck and Shoulders

As trainers, we know upper back tension is rampant among clients. In this article, we explore things that can lead to tight muscles in the neck and shoulders and what to do about it. We also give you a great sharable “How To” for your clients.

 ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, How to Correct High Hip (Lateral Pelvic Tilt) in the Gym
How to Correct High Hip (Lateral Pelvic Tilt) in the Gym

Sometimes a high hip—also known as a lateral pelvic tilt—requires a doctor's visit to fix. But here are a few things to try in the gym that may also help.

Strong and Shapely: Shoulder Exercises for Women
Strong and Shapely: Shoulder Exercises for Women

Looking to build strong, stable shoulders without increasing mass? Check out this article for a breakdown of the best shoulder exercises to get the job done.

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