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Category Archives: Anatomy

Understanding the Tibialis Posterior Muscle

When a client asks you, “What do you think about arch supports?” You can respond by educating them and connecting them to the tibialis posterior muscle. The tibialis posterior covers […]

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Ankle Anatomy – Fibularis and Peroneus Muscles

The words peroneus and fibularis are used interchangeably in anatomy. But, who needs an extra word to learn when you’re already trying to remember 600 muscles in the human body!? […]

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Rotator Cuff Exercises and Personal Training Strategies

The rotator cuff has four muscles and enough motions, exercises and stretches for us to talk about it for 45 minutes! Get caught up on anatomy, exercises and training strategies […]

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Maximizing Biceps Muscle Exercises – 3 Ways to Curl

When you understand biceps anatomy and mechanics you’re able to cue clients more effectively, address strength imbalances, minimize risk of injury and enhance training results. You can do all of […]

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Hip Flexor Stretches for Personal Trainers

Stretching the hip flexors doesn’t always get the results your clients desire, but it can – if you add the right “twist”. Before we talk about how to more effectively […]

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Hip Flexor Exercises for Personal Trainers

What if “tight hip flexors” were actually weak? Any combination of the 11 hip flexor muscles can be weak in a persons body, causing the other muscles to overwork and be tight. Tightness […]

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Hip Flexor Muscles and Anatomy for Personal Trainers

Naming all 11 hip flexion muscles from memory is a tough task to tackle. Yet it’s easy to see why so many muscles are needed for this motion. You hip […]

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Shoulder Injuries: Anatomy and Considerations

When strength training, it happens. That twinge in the soft tissue, that pop of the ligature, that pitch fork stab in the muscle. “I’m okay” you tell yourself, then the […]

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Gluteus Minimus – Three of Three Glutes

Everybody knows the “glutes” are the largest muscle in the body.  BUTT…they’re not just one muscle. It’s time to meet the smallest glute!  It seems like an oxymoron doesn’t it? […]

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Gluteus Medius: Two of Three Glutes

Everybody knows the “glutes” are the largest muscle in the body.  BUTT…they’re not just one muscle.  In total, your glutes incude three muscles that each have 2-3 sections.  In total, you […]

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