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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, What Is DOMS & How Do You Avoid It?
What Is DOMS & How Do You Avoid It?

Post-exercise muscle soreness can make working out more difficult. If it’s severe, it may cause clients to stop exercising altogether. Learn exactly what delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is and how to avoid it.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Why Specialize in Exercise Recovery as a Personal Trainer?, Why Specialize in Exercise Recovery as a Personal Trainer?
Why Specialize in Exercise Recovery as a Personal Trainer?

Adequate recovery is essential for making fitness gains, but it’s not a simple matter of taking a rest day. Recovery is complicated, which is why you should consider earning a specialization in exercise recovery. Help your clients reach their goals faster with individualized recovery plans.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Does Compression Gear Help with Workout Recovery?
Does Compression Gear Help with Workout Recovery?

Compression gear offers many benefits. Is one of its benefits better workout recovery? Here’s what we know according to research.

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

Whether you cycle in a cycling 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.

Flexibility Training
Flexibility Training: Finding Your Best Range of Motion

When many people think of fitness, they think of cardio and strength exercises. But flexibility is equally important. Here’s why, along with tips for engaging in flexibility training.

Quick Guide to Corrective Exercise
What Is Corrective Exercise?

Some personal trainers specialize in certain types of exercise. One specialty to consider is corrective exercise. Learn what corrective exercise is and how a personal trainer uses it.

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.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, How to Use Infrared Sauna for Muscle Recovery Enhancement
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.

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