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Category Archives: CEC Articles

From Handicap to “Handi-Capable”: Successful Stroke Rehabilitation

Each year, in the United States alone, approximately 700,000 people suffer a stroke. 50% of men and women under the age of 65 who suffer a stroke die within 8 […]

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Some Clients Need Lunge Exercise Alternatives

How about stepping into some new exercise options, literally!? Surely you encourage clients to get outside their comfort zones. We can all use this reminder. Any qualified and experienced personal trainer […]

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Rhabdomyolysis: The Life-Threatening Effects of Muscle Breakdown

How far will some individuals go to claim a title? As a burgeoning bodybuilder, an athlete can train hard, abide faithfully by the trainer/coach’s instructions, eat clean, and take in […]

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Prepare Clients for Weight Loss Success With 5 Dietary Tips

Misconceptions about how to lose weight are in no short supply. Heighten your success with clients by preventing them from falling victim to the hype that clever advertisers put on labels […]

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Hip Flexor Muscles and Anatomy for Personal Trainers

How many of the 11 muscles involved in hip flexion can you name from memory? It’s hard to remember them all! Yet it’s easy to see why so many muscles are […]

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How Personal Trainers Can Help Clients Prevent Osteoporosis

Approximately 54 million Americans have osteoporosis or low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. This often-silent disease causes bones to become weak and fragile. Typically, there are […]

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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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Toning the Abs By Reducing Belly Bloat

As a personal trainer, you probably get more requests for a flat stomach than you do for a healthy G.I. tract. It turns out that the two are intertwined. Afterall, […]

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Splitting the Difference – One Way to Program for Endurance and Muscle Growth

One way to program for endurance and muscle growth is by splitting the difference. There are thousands of ways to structure an exercise program and all require consideration of each […]

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Does Training Together Benefit a Relationship?

Ever thought to invite cupid to the gym? After all, love is in the air, Valentine hearts seem to be dominating every retailer’s shelves, and of course, the price of […]

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