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Concurrent Cognitive and Physical Fitness Training – Part Two
By Gary Stebbing, PGDip, CSCS | March 29, 2024

This article builds upon a previous article on the potential benefits personal trainers can offer clients by combining both cognitive and physical training.

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Establishing Confidence and Buy-In Into – A New Performance Program in Non-Traditional Settings
By Mark Walker, MAEd, CSCS | March 29, 2024

This article is a personal perspective that focuses on methods that can be used to establish confidence in the performance program in non-traditional environments.

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Instilling a Warrior Culture – A Guide for Developing a Unit Combatives Program
By MAJ Mark Holt, MS, TSAC-F, and CPT (P) Joseph Clegg, MS | March 15, 2024

The purpose of this article is to guide tactical leaders in their development of a unit combatives program (UCP).

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A Personal Trainer’s Guide to the Aspiring Bodybuilder
By Kworweinski Lafontant, MS, CSCS, and Alexa Rukstela, MS | March 08, 2024

This article will discuss the balance between what an aspiring bodybuilder may expect from a personal trainer, what a personal trainer is able to provide, and how a personal trainer can be a valuable asset towards the aspiring bodybuilder’s development.

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