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Strength and Conditioning Considerations for the Elite Ten-Pin Bowler

April 1, 2013

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The modern game of ten-pin bowling requires an athlete to have high levels of physical preparedness to excel. This article includes a sample training program that may improve bowling performance.

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Considerations of Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training

September 3, 2019

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The innovative technology found in portable BFR training systems can help tactical personnel achieve greater strength and hypertrophic gains, as well as optimize training programs and overall performance.

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Training Considerations for Swimming in Older Adults

June 1, 2017

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Swimming is a form of exercise that has minimal impact on body joints as it applies a lower amount of stress compared to other popular activities, such as walking. This article offers different methods of swimming that improve overall health aimed for the maturing adult.

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Tactical Programming Considerations—Preparing for the Army Physical Fitness Test

June 22, 2015

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There are many factors to consider in the planning and implementation of any strength and conditioning program. With proper planning, tactical facilitators may be successful in preparing potential soldiers for the APFT.

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Considerations for Specialist Tactical Law Enforcement Officers during Long-Term Special Events

April 1, 2016


The lack of specific training for tactical athletes during long deployments poses a significant issue. This article addresses mitigation strategies that can help them perform at their best and reduce the risk of injury.

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The FMS Hurdle Step

January 5, 2024


The second in a planned series to review essential considerations of each Functional Movement Screen (FMS) pattern, this article will examine the FMS hurdle step pattern in finer detail.

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Fitness aboard a Canadian Patrol Frigate

December 15, 2023

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This article will focus primarily on the physical fitness considerations of sailors aboard Canadian Patrol Frigates while out at sea.

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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.

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NSCA’s Coaching Podcast, Season 6 Episode 21: Tim Caron


Hear from strength and conditioning coach, Tim Caron, on his path from collegiate strength and conditioning into a unique private sector business model in the Los Angeles, CA area. Caron connects with NSCA Coaching and Sport Science Program Manager, Eric McMahon, to discuss the potential role of sport science in the private sector with general population clients. This episode is full of training insights for coaches to re-engage their thought process around working with groups and teams. In addition, Caron shares the origins of his new book, Strength Deficit, on considerations for concentric and eccentric strength training. You can reach Tim on Instagram at @coachtimcaron or Twitter at @coachtimcaron | Find Eric on Instagram: @ericmcmahoncscs or Twitter: @ericmcmahoncscs

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Supplemental Land Training Considerations for the Recreational Surfer

July 22, 2022

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This article outlines some programming considerations for the recreational surfer.

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