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Maintaining a Healthy Microbiome
Are you curious about your microbiome and all the things it does for you? In this lecture from the NCSF Listen and Learn series, we'll break it down for you… at the microscopic level.
8 Frequently Asked Questions About Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is a complex disease that impacts millions of individuals each year. Learn what the current research suggests regarding lowering your disease risk through appropriate nutritional, lifestyle, and environmental factors.
As an Exercise Professional, you know helping a client manage inflammation is essential for their long-term health and wellbeing. For many, the question is what exactly is inflammation? What are the common causes, and more importantly, what can we do about it?
Looking to maximize your progress in the gym? If so, then timing your macronutrient intake is essential. This nutrient timing lecture will deal how to time your meals for optimal performance – including muscle growth, recovery, and sports performance.
Physical Activity and Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. This progressive disease begins with mild memory loss and can lead to a loss in the ability to carry on a conversation and respond to the environment.
Practical Sprint Speed Improvement Strategies
There are several factors that contribute to how fast someone can run, and most of them can be improved by applying the right training concepts. In this lecture, we'll cover stride length, stride rate, and the exercises that are required to improve those factors.
It's important for Exercise Professionals who work with youth to understand the special considerations that need to be taken when it comes to resistance training. In this lecture, we will discuss the misconceptions about youth training, how children adapt to exercise, and the importance of resistance training.
Kinetic Chains and Circuits
Have you wondered why the body responds differently to barbell exercises versus dumbbell exercises? Interested in understanding how to accelerate adaptations with advanced program concepts?
Common Misconceptions of Fat Loss
This audio lecture looks at the evidence-based, multifactorial approach to fat loss, which includes a focus on anaerobic work and metabolic conditioning, as well as concurrent nutritional modifications to promote a negative caloric balance while still maintaining adequate levels of macro- and micronutrients.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
The NCSF Listen and Learn audio series presents an important course on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) aimed at certified exercise professionals. The course explores the definitions of DEI and their significance in today's society.
1 CEU (Ethics)
Business Ethics for Success
Unlock the secrets to establishing a strong reputation and building a successful business with this NCSF Listen and Learn series' offering: "Business Ethics for Success".
1 CEU (Ethics)
Physical Activity and Mental Health
Get to know the impact of physical activity on mental health with this audio course from the NCSF Listen and Learn series.
Using Eccentric Exercise for Specific Goals
Exercise Professionals often know that eccentric training is a training system used for strength. But the system can provide for a variety of specific adaptations. In this audio lesson, you'll learn how to use eccentric training to prevent injuries, overcome plateaus, and speed up tissue recovery.
Marketing your PT Business
Looking to grow your personal training business and attract new clients? Our course on Marketing Your Personal Training Business is here to walk you through the steps. Learn methods to reach new clients and grow your personal training business with proven marketing strategies, both online and offline, to promote your brand and establish a strong presence.
Maximizing Upper Body Strength
Do you want to improve your posture and joint health, while also increasing your upper body strength and performance? This audio course, designed specifically for exercise professionals, teaches methods to dramatically impact gain of function for improved muscle performance.
Alcohol and Muscle Mass
In this course, you'll learn about the negative impacts of alcohol consumption on muscle recovery and growth, how it impacts muscle protein synthesis, as well as the physiological effects of alcohol on the body.
Integrating Flexibility for Fitness Gains
The NCSF Integrating Flexibility for Fitness Gains audio course is designed promote your knowledge for new levels of success. In this comprehensive course, you will learn the latest techniques for improving flexibility, preventing injury, and enhancing athletic performance.