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Category Archives: Exercise Programming

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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Transform Your Workout with Landmine Exercises

As a fitness coach I’m always in search of a better or a different way to help my clients. Sometimes my search leads to new movements, exercises or program evolution, and […]

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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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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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Strength-Plus-Cardio Boot Camp

No fuss, no equipment, quick boot camp routines…instructors need those. Here’s an example of a super-simple 50-minute group routine that works for indoor or outdoor. All you’ll need is the […]

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5 Partner Exercises to do with a Medicine Ball and Balance Trainer

Tag! You’re it! In the spirit of the ultimate day of partnership, we’re looking at funs ways to keep partners engaged with a medicine ball and a bosu ball. All of […]

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5 Important Signals to Change the Workout Routine

A routine offers certain benefits; it’s something we can count on being predictable and comfortable. We know what to do once a routine is established and the learning curve levels […]

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How to Do a Chinup

If you are looking for a better physique and greater gains in strength, then look no further than doing chin-ups. Most trainers would agree that chin-ups are one of the best upper […]

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3 Corrective Calisthenics Workouts – Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

In Part One of this article, I provided Self Myofascial Release techniques to lengthen over-active muscles with stretching and activation techniques. Below are functional movements in which over-active muscles aren’t […]

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Corrective Calisthenics

In this article I take pleasure in presenting to you calisthenics exercises designed to correct muscular imbalances from work, poor posture, cell phone usage, driving and other repetitive motions. Muscular […]

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