Biomechanics: The Science of Human Movement

By |June 21st, 2022|Biomechanics and Kinesiology, CEC Articles|

As the fitness industry grows in popularity and importance, it is of the utmost importance that we as fitness professionals continue to develop a growing knowledge of the exercise sciences to communicate effectively with the established health professions and sciences on "common ground". The following article, while at times technical, provides an integral part of that knowledge base necessary to facilitate such communication.

Olympic Weightlifting Methods

By |June 17th, 2022|CEC Articles, Sport Specific Training, Training Concepts|

When trainers hear about Olympic weightlifting they immediately think of two things: either taking a loaded barbell and ripping it off the floor in one violent motion with minimal technique, or that the lifts are detrimental and deleterious to the health and well being of the person doing the lifts. These two assumptions highlight a vast miscomprehension of Olympic weightlifting.