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Multi-Joint Training versus Isolated Training for Core Development

June 1, 2017

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Ground-based free weight lifts, especially the explosive Olympic-style lifts, are highly recommended for athletic conditioning for the core muscles. They can provide a moderately unstable stimulus to augment activation of the core and limb muscles, while still providing maximal or near maximal strength, velocity, and power output.

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Trainer Tips: Resistance Training for Women

May 1, 2017

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Trainer Tips are infographics designed to help you, an NSCA professional, educate clients and promote your services. These member-only resources can be used for client education, motivation, and promotion.

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Training the Pregnant and Postpartum Client

October 27, 2014

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While exercise and weight management can be critical for a healthy pregnancy and recovery, special care should be taken when training pregnant and postpartum clients. In this lecture from the 2014 Personal Trainers Conference, Annette Lang provides an overview of what it means to work with this specific population.

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Understanding Weight Bias among Personal Trainers and Practical Strategies

March 4, 2022

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This article seeks to explore weight bias and provide strategies to reduce weight bias behaviors.

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Strength, Speed Strength, and Power Transfer from the Weight Room to the Field for Football

January 31, 2017

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Learn how to coach various weight room exercises and understand the differences of “intention” between the various levels of football. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 Coaches Conference, Pete Bommarito dives into the details of building strength in the weight room for youth and early high school football players, how to maximize all aspects of speed-strength and power by heavy variable loading, and advanced techniques at the elite and professional levels.

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Lessons Learned – “The Training Process”

June 5, 2020

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In this session from the NSCA Coaches Conference 2020, Bo Sandoval, Director of Strength and Conditioning for the UFC Performance Institute, discusses the processes in which they assess their athletes, provide individualized training programs to make weight or build performance, and the various ways they are collecting vital information and research pertaining to fighters.

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Anaerobic and Muscle Endurance Development

May 1, 2017

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This article provides essential guidelines for athletes beginning a strength and conditioning program that ensures safety and productivity of the training sessions.

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Stability and Weightlifting: Training Stability—Part 3

July 1, 2016

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This article is the third installment of a four-part series on stabilization in weight training. It covers how to train trunk stability and how to decrease the dominance of the extension/compression stabilizing strategy (ECSS) that is often perpetuated during training.

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Suspension Training

July 1, 2022

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This excerpt from Strength Training briefly describes the benefits of suspension training.

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Nutrition for Competition Cycle

August 12, 2019

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This book excerpt from Developing Endurance goes over nutritional strategies for pre-competition and during competition phases to maximize performance.

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