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By dotFIT experts
on September 27, 2008
There is ample support for the belief that exercise can improve mood, which is why many clinical psychologists and psychiatrists view exercise as an adjunct to therapy. More...
By Wendy Batts, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES
on October 04, 2008
With our busy lifestyles, how do we find the time to make it to the gym? During the course of a day, you can add resistance training to your daily agenda. Below are some helpful exercising tips that can get to your goals without going to they gym or buying expensive machines. More...
By NASMPRO Editorial Team
on September 23, 2008
We're told it is important and that we should have a strong one, but do you really know what the core is and what it does? More...
By NASMPRO Editorial Team
on October 04, 2008
These exercises will help you develop core strength and don't require a lot of equipment. More...
By Chere Lucett, NASM-CPT, PES
on October 04, 2008
If the thought of pedaling a stationary bike or walking on a treadmill instigates a yawn or a genuine lack of enthusiasm, you are not alone. If you want to change up your routine and create a great cardio challenge for yourself, try performing an agility training routine. More...
By NASMPRO Editorial Team
on September 24, 2008
Every movement we perform, whether on the playing field or during everyday activities, requires us to react and generate forces quickly in response to certain demands placed on our structure. More...
By Chere Lucett, NASM-CPT, PES
on September 21, 2008
Most people are aware of how many sets and repetitions they are going to perform on each exercise at the gym, but have they thought about how long each repetition should take? More...
By Chere Lucett, NASM-CPT, PES
on October 07, 2008
Running can be a great calorie burner and mental escape, but you should prepare yourself properly for this high-impact activity in order to avoid injury. More...

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