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Resistance Training for the Older Adult – Progressions to Achieve an Overhead Press

February 4, 2022

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This purpose of this article is to supply personal trainers with resistance training techniques, progressions, and cues that can assist their clients in overcoming sarcopenia and to eventually press to the overhead position pain free and with confidence.

Personal trainers Exercise Technique Program design Sarcopenia Overhead Press Older Adult Retraction Posterior Chain

Fish Oil Supplementation and Age-Related Decrements in Muscle Mass and Function

March 1, 2013

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Emerging evidence suggests that omega-3 fatty acids may play a beneficial role in preservation of, and increases in, skeletal muscle mass. This is of particular relevance to the elderly who display age-related declines in muscle mass and function.

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Implementing Ruck Training (Loaded Walking) with the Aging Adult

May 13, 2022

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The following article provides a simple guide to ruck training for the aging population.

Personal trainers Program design Ruck Sarcopenia Osteopenia Bone Density Loaded Carry

Resistance Training Progressions for the Older Adult – Deadlifts

November 12, 2021

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This article details the proper pick up, or deadlift, technique for the older adult, including progressions of three exercises that can aid in their ability to perform them properly.

Personal trainers Exercise Technique Program design Older Adult Resistance Training Deadlift Sarcopenia

Resistance Training Progressions for the Older Adult – Pulls and Rows

February 3, 2023

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This article provides four exercises that are specifically designed to assist in building efficient posterior chain strength that can ultimately improve quality of life, ability, and performance for the older adult.

Personal trainers Program design Basic Pathophysiology and Science of Health Status or Condition and Disorder or Disease Sarcopenia Posterior Chain Older Adult Kyphosis Row

Resistance Training for Older Adults

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The benefits of resistance training are almost overwhelming, however, too few older adults participate in resistance training, largely because of fear, confusion, and lack of consensus to guide implementation. It is the hope that this position statement may have a positive impact addressing these issues and on empowering healthier aging.

What is a Special Population?

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Introducing the National Strength and Conditioning Association's new Certified Special Population Specialist (CSPS) credential, established in 2012 to address the fitness needs of individuals afflicted by chronic or temporary health conditions.

Resistance Training for the Older Client – Should They Press, Squat, and Deadlift?

April 30, 2021

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This article discusses the importance of resistance training for older adults and considerations that personal trainers need to be aware of when working with this population.

Personal trainers Exercise Science Program design Client Consultation|Assessment Older Adult Resistance Training Activities of Daily Living Personal Trainer

Training the Older Adult

May 14, 2021

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Hayley Legg, the NSCA Provincial Director for Saskatoon and senior lecturer at St. Mary’s University in London, presents on training the older adult. This includes considerations during the aging process, training implications across the spectrum, and the role of the strength and conditioning practitioner.

Personal trainers Coaches Exercise Science Program design Client Consultation|Assessment Basic Pathophysiology and Science of Health Status or Condition and Disorder or Disease Injury Prevention Independence Osteoporosis Osteopenia Sarcopenia Postural Control

Effect of Alternative Low-Impact Physical Activity and Exercise on Older Adults

January 29, 2021

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The purpose of this article is to discuss the various types of low-impact activities and their associated cardiovascular and musculoskeletal benefits.

Personal trainers Exercise Science Program design Basic Pathophysiology and Science of Health Status or Condition and Disorder or Disease Low-Impact Exercise Older Adults Skeletal Muscle Mass Quality of Life

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