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Learning Proper Exercise Technique: The Problem with Familiar Movements

Posted by Ross Harrison, CSCS, NSCA-CPT on August 29, 2010

     Performing exercises with proper technique is difficult. Any qualified fitness professional can walk into virtually any gym in the country and point out significant form flaws in the vast majority of exercisers, regardless if they are beginners or have been working out for years. Surprisingly, the biggest roadblocks to proper technique often have to do with your body’s natural habits.

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Current Trends in Health and Fitness: Post-Conference Report

Posted by Ross Harrison, CSCS, NSCA-CPT on March 14, 2010

     Last week I attended the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Personal Trainers Conference. During the conference, I learned some useful information and received validation that I am on the right path when it comes to my personal approach to workouts and fitness in general. Since these types of conferences are a good reflection of current trends and future directions of the health and fitness industry, at least among true fitness professionals, I thought you might be interested in learning about the most discussed topics during the conference.

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The Biggest Roadblock to Proper Exercise Technique

Posted by Ross Harrison, CSCS, NSCA-CPT on December 13, 2009

     You probably already know this, but if not, I will simply say that performing exercises with proper technique is difficult. Any qualified fitness professional can walk into almost any gym in the country and point out form flaws in the vast majority of exercisers, regardless if they are beginners or have been training for years. The simple truth is exercising correctly is much tougher than people realize or want to admit and much of the time the biggest roadblock to proper technique is your own body.

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