Trainer Talk with Stephen Newhart
    Stephen Newhart is the Fitness Director at Larry North Fitness of Fort Worth, TX, where he serves as the company-wide education coordinator. In additional to his personal training career, he also works as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, TX, where he has taught strength and conditioning for the last six years. Prior to his current positions, Newhard worked as a strength coach at Texas Metroplex Institute (TMI) for Sports Performance and spent six months with the Southern Methodist University football team as a graduate strength and conditioning coach where he assisted with exercise programs, nutrition plans, and form critique.
    Sports Nutrition for Recovery
    Applying sports nutrition for recovery is the key theme to this short article. If you have ever asked “how much protein?” or “how many carbohydrates?” you will find the answers here.
    Coaches Corner with Andrea Hudy
    Andrea Hudy, MA, CSCS, RSCC*D, USAW-1, is the Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Performance at the University of Kansas (KU), where she oversees the Anderson Strength and Conditioning Complex for all KU sports. She has handled strength and conditioning for the KU men’s basketball team since her arrival in 2004. In January 2013, Hudy was named the National College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by the NSCA for her dedication to improving athletic performance with safe and effective science-based programs. Prior to joining KU, she served nine and a half years at the University of Connecticut, where she worked closely with the Huskies’ men’s and women’s basketball teams.
    Trainer Talk with Nipun Kakkar
    Nipun Kakkar holds a B.S. in Biotechnology and an M.S. in Bioinformatics. Currently working in the field of cancer research at Baylor College of Medicine, Kakkar coaches and trains fitness clients in the evenings and on weekends. Certified through the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA), Kakkar trains tennis athletes not only in the sport, but in strength and conditioning as well.
    Prescreening for the Personal Trainer
    We all know that exercise is a key component to health but it is inherently risky. In this article, Ed McNeely provides you with the four steps every client should complete before working out with a personal trainer.
    Coaches Corner with Mike Favre
    Mike Favre is the Director of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning at the University of Michigan. Previously, Favre was with the United States Olympic Committee as a strength and conditioning coach/physiologist for over five years, where his chief responsibilities included wrestling, judo, and taekwondo.
    Coaches Corner with Brandon Marcello
    Brandon Marcello is the Director of Sports Performance at Stanford University, where he oversees all aspects of athletic performance enhancement for 36 intercollegiate sports. With more than 16 years experience, Marcello has worked with the United States of America Softball team, EXOS (formerly Athletes’ Performance), the IMG Academies, top Division I teams, international sports federations, and a number of athletic apparel companies. Marcello's work appears regularly in various journals, textbooks, and periodicals.
    Exercise Modifications and Strategies to Enhance Shoulder Function
    Personal trainers often deal with clients suffering from shoulder pain and dysfunction. This article addresses shoulder anatomy, shoulder function, and the factors that contribute to stability and function.
    Trainer Talk with Ben Greenfield
    Ben Greenfield, MS, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, is the Founder and Owner of Human Wellness Solutions, a company that develops innovative and cutting-edge fitness and nutrition services. Greenfield is a frequent contributor to health and wellness publications and is a highly sought-after speaker on functional exercise, nutrition, and performance.
    Anaerobic Conditioning: Training the Three Energy Systems
    This article offers information on the three bioenergetic systems - the ATP-PC system, the glycolytic system, and the oxidative system - and how to train them appropriately for performance. With this knowledge, the reader will be able to prepare an athlete with the conditioning foundation needed to succeed in their sport.