CEC Articles

Category for NFPT CEC articles (continuing education credits) containing information for NFPT-certified personal trainers to earn CECs.

Olympic Weightlifting Methods

Olympic Weightlifting Methods

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.

 

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Avoiding Lifting Injuries

Avoiding Lifting Injuries

As fitness professionals, we accept the premise that most serious strength-training athletes and bodybuilders will experience injuries at some point in time. Within a 1-year period of regular...

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