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Category Archives: CEC Articles

Maximize Triceps Muscle Exercises with Anatomy

What’s the difference between doing triceps extensions with a pronated grip, supinated grip and neutral?  This is a common question that arises about the many ways to strengthen the triceps. […]

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Does Exercise Improve Sleep Apnea?

We all know that exercise, sleep, and health are interconnected. Exercise can certainly improve sleep apnea, but to what extent and under what circumstances? Knowing about the sleep habits and […]

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What is a Ketogenic Diet?

Atkins Diet, South Beach, the Whole 30, Paleo and now Keto? What’s this all about? What does it mean and how can you educate your clients about the potential benefits […]

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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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The Effects of Alcohol on Exercise and Performance

Is it ethical to recommend alcohol to our clients? An important aspect of professional personal training includes reminding clients of how important clean eating and appropriate hydration are in achieving […]

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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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Get More Personal Training Clients – Communicate Better!

Effective communication goes beyond talking and listening. It takes into account the situation and the specific person you are in conversation with. Personalized communication can build business and customer loyalty […]

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Integrating Sleep And Exercise For Mutual Improvements

Can counting your ZZZ’s benefit athletic performance, or does exercise facilitate a better night’s sleep? An inability to sleep and sleep well is a pervasive health concern in our society […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Food Journals

As fitness professionals, our job is to help our clients achieve results. A large part of their success depends on their nutrition and although prescribing specific meal plans may not […]

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No Pain, No Gain? No Way!

“Part of what makes an athlete an athlete is the ability to play through pain.” DO YOU AGREE? This statement was made by Brian P. McKeon, Boston Celtics chief medical officer […]

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