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Category: athletic performance

The Rep Theory

One of the most frequently asked questions in the fitness industry is: “How many repetitions should I perform for any given exercise?” If you are expecting a simple, straight-forward answer, forget it. Bodybuilding great Mike Mentzer was an advocate of performing one to two well-performed sets to failure for a given exercise, and kept his…

The Importance of Knowing your Clients’ Motivations. Part 2 of 2.

By Andrew Telfer International Educator for upcoming NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist Course We finished part one’s article by introducing the concept of internal and external motivation in clients.  We discussed how some people are motivated by external (extrinsic) factors like fame, parental expectations or money while others are motivated by internal (intrinsic) factors…

Lessons I Have Learned From Physiology and How They Can Make You a Faster Runner

About the Author “Jason Karp, PhD, is the owner of Run- Fit, LLC, 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, and creator of the Run-Fit Specialist Certification running at Fit Singapore on 5th September 2017″ He has more than 200 published articles in international running, coaching, and fitness magazines, is the author of six books, including…

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