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MASTERING THE BENCH PRESS WITH NASM-CPT MIKE FANTIGRASSI

Oct 16, 2018 9:38:20 AM / by Dejan Stojadinovic posted in chest, exercise, Sports Performance, strength, workout, bench press, OPT model, Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

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The bench press is among the most popular gym exercises, but that doesn’t mean it’s simple. “If you’re not using correct form, you can put a lot of stress on the shoulder joints,” warns Mike Fantigrassi, NASM-CPT and Master Instructor. “The shoulder has the most mobility of all joints,” he adds, “which makes it less stable” and more vulnerable to injury. Try Fantigrassi’s tips to make the most of your bench press exercises:

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NASM OPT™ THE WORLDS BEST TRAINING MODEL

Sep 19, 2018 4:03:12 AM / by Dejan Stojadinovic posted in Corrective Exercise, Sports Performance, OPT, OPT model, performance, personal training, Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

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Had it not been for an ACL tear, would the NASM Optimum Performance Training™ model exist? Fortunately, the world of human movement science will never know, because that college-football injury changed the career trajectory of Micheal A. Clark, MS, DPT, now known as the creator of the NASM OPT™ model.

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DO SUPERFOODS EQUAL SUPER PERFORMANCE?

May 25, 2018 7:36:47 AM / by Dejan Stojadinovic posted in exercise recovery, Sports Performance, Nutrition, Advice

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“Superfood” has been a buzzword for years, but it’s really more of a marketing term than an official food-industry classification. Still, superfoods generally have one thing in common: They pack a significant nutrient punch. They may be high in one nutrient in particular, or they might contain several phytonutrients, antioxidants, other vitamins, and/or minerals. And since these perks come in a small volume of mostly low-calorie food options, they have an even greater appeal in our weight-obsessed culture. Some superfood all-stars of the recent past include blueberries, dark chocolate, oats, pistachios, and dark leafy greens such as kale and spinach.

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