MFN Webinar – Sports Nutrition: Addressing the Confusion, sponsored by NASM
Today’s fitness exercisers and competitive athletes are more confused than ever about what to eat to optimize performance and weight. This sports nutrition update will look at the latest research regarding carbohydrate, protein and weight management for both recreational and elite runners. Register today ---
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The baseball season is in full swing! Make sure to provide your ball-playing clients with a well-conceived exercise program to help
them reduce their risk of overuse-related injury.

Read four recommendations from Kenneth Miller, MS, a NASM-CES, PES, and biomechanist for the National Pitching Association
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The baseball season is in full swing Make sure to provide your

Training Edge

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Stacey Cooke Penney
Stress stimulates appetite, it increases abdominal fat, it increases risks for disease and it can even play a role in our intimate relationships. The list could keep going, but what exactly is stress and how is it connected to all these consequences?

Examine the concept of stress and discover how chronic stress can negatively impact specific physiological systems within our body and learn 6...
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Stress stimulates appetite it increases abdominal fat it increases risks for disease

Stress, Consequences and Overall Health

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Faraz Hagh
Q: What can prevent muscle cramps associated with exercise?
A: Nope, it's not pickle juice!
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Q: What can prevent muscle cramps associated with exercise

AF Q+A: You Ask, We Answer

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Detoxification has become a buzzword among celebrities and some alternative healthcare providers, who promote various products and protocols that are claimed to detoxify and cleanse the body.

But rather than purchasing a detox kit from your local supplement store, online or from an infomercial, consider examining the foods you eat and chemicals to which you are exposed to.

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Detoxification- What Do You Have to Lose?

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Anders Elofsson
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Stress is one of the major contributing factors to over 60% of all human illness and disease. So it’s not surprising that stress is also preventing your personal training clients from achieving the results that they are working so hard for.

Better understand the role that stress is having on your clients, and how tracking heart rate variability can help monitor and guide training—[ Nasm.co...
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Tracking Heart Rate Variability to Help Manage Client Stress

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Step away from the bunny and put down the chicks! We did the math, and you may be surprised to know what kind of calorie punch these basket staples have …and what you’ll need to do to burn them off.

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Step away from the bunny and put down the chicks We did

Get Ready to Burn the Basket!

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It’s possible to build a strong client base via social media, but like any type of fitness marketing, it requires time and a little strategizing.

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Its possible to build a strong client base via social media but

5 Surefire Ways to Build a Client Base with Social Media

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What do baseball, lacrosse, softball, tennis, volleyball and water polo have in common? All of the sports mentioned have the overhead throwing motion in common. It produces high levels of rotator cuff activation, sometimes exceeding 80 to 100% of maximum voluntary isometric contraction. Therefore, when working with this type of athlete it’s important to understand the mechanics of the shoulder...
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TRAINING EDGE CEU CORNER

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5K for Heroes is a 5K run/walk/obstacle race donating 100% of their proceeds to Camp Hometown Heroes, an organization that supports children of fallen service members. The camp provides 2-week long summer camp sessions and other healing programs for children ages 7-17.

This year, NASM was proud to sponsor the event and even had a team of employees participating in the run! It was a blast and...
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Just how much water should you drink on a daily basis? Does the food you eat count toward this amount? Do you need as much water when exercising in the cold as you would in the heat? Will drinking water speed weight loss? Does dehydration affect athletic performance?

If you’ve ever had questions like these about hydration, click the link to find out why it is so important to keep properly...
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Just how much water should you drink on a daily basis Does

Hydration for Health and Performance

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Brian Sutton
Teddy Lee
What is stress and how does it affect your (or your clients) recovery and performance? Find out more about stress and learn 8 simple techniques to help bring yourself or your clients back to peak performance!

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What is stress and how does it affect your or your clients

Stress, Recovery and Performance

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Naser Mahdik
How Important is Flexibility for Baseball?

Whether it’s the majors, minors or recreational leagues, flexibility is an important yet sometimes overlooked and unstructured aspect of baseball training. With the baseball season just kicking off, learn how a well-planned flexibility program can keep players throwing at their peak here —>[ Nasm.co Link ]
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HOW IMPORTANT IS FLEXIBILITY FOR BASEBALL?

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Bill Stapleton
In today’s automated society of long commutes, computers and television, many golf enthusiasts are not properly conditioned because of a lack of movement in their everyday lives. People today are spending more time in office-related jobs and more hours at work. Due to this, individuals are sitting for longer periods of time (less daily activity), increasing the chances of poor posture, muscle...
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In todays automated society of long commutes computers and television many golf

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“There’s a significant difference between having the motivation to be helpful and actually putting together an effective program for this population”

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is on the rise. Reliable statistics on the total population don’t exist, but estimates suggest that the figure has increased over the past decade to include about 1.5 million Americans. If you’re considering...
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Theres a significant difference between having the motivation to be helpful and

On the Spectrum: Programming for Clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Bridgette Horack
Heather Wein
Keeping your sales funnel primed with new prospects is important for long-term success in the fitness industry. But, we have a problem. We’ve only been taught a few ways to get in front of new prospects and how we’ve been taught to ‘pick up’ clients is antiquated. What’s worse is the strategies many trainers are using may be eradicating trust in fitness professionals, which makes your job even...
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Keeping your sales funnel primed with new prospects is important for longterm

“Trust Me” & Other Ineffective Personal Trainer Pick Up Lines

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Philip Fraser-Cox
Herbert Armando Sapon
How are those goals coming along?

By now, most of us have heard about how to develop SMART goals. We’ve probably set them for ourselves and helped our personal training clients make them as well. But how do you know when it’s time to review goal progress (without it becoming a neurotic disposition)? When do you kill or modify a goal? Was it smashed too early, was there a set back, or is it...
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How are those goals coming along By now most of us have
How many licks does it take to get to the center of a food conspiracy? One? Two? Three? In reality, it took plenty of research and thorough review of historical documents by some determined sleuths to get to the bottom of the history between the sugar industry and coronary heart disease! Read here—> [ Nasm.co Link ]
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Robert Jones
Are you using creatine?
Over the last 10-plus years, there probably has not been a supplement more popular or one researched more often than creatine monohydrate. Creatine has found its place among bodybuilders, fitness enthusiasts, and athletes looking for improvements in strength, muscle hypertrophy, and athletic performance. Take a look at the health effects of the supplement and which...
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Are you using creatine Over the last 10plus years there probably has

Creatine Supplementation: Performance Benefits and Drawbacks

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Tyler Garner
Doug Shotwell
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