Lighter weights can translate to bigger muscles, Brad Schoenfeld says in this lecture from the NSCA's 2014 Personal Trainer Conference. Brad presents one of his latest studies, which looks at hypertrophy in trained subjects.
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In this 2018 Personal Trainer Conference hands on presentation, Dr. John Rusin demonstrates how he screens and assesses the upper body and shoulder complex, as well as discusses how to program horizontal and vertical pushing and pulling patterns accordingly.
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Learn how to cultivate a client-centered coaching mindset. In this session from the NSCA 2017 Personal Trainers Conference, Matt Berenc, Director of Education for Equinox Fitness Training Institute, explains how to create an optimal learning environment for the client in the training session and develop an authentic coaching presence and style that meets the needs of both the client and personal trainer.
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In this video from the NSCA's 2013 Personal Trainer Conference, Chad Waterbury discusses how to maximize motor unit recruitment. Chad discusses three ways to recruit more motor units - lift heavy, accelerate sub-maximal loads, and train with high-tension movements.
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Optimize quality of care and mitigate potential litigation in your personal training practice through a clear understanding of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) of personal training.
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