Think a solid warm-up means a few static stretches? Think again! Read on for the tools to prevent injury and ensure you’re getting the most from your workouts.
Michael Schletter, NSCA-CPT, is a former exercise research assistant and college strength and conditioning coach who specializes in strength development, corrective exercise, post-rehab strength and conditioning, and metabolic conditioning. A strength coach for over six years, Michael has worked with people of all backgrounds, from Division I NCAA and professional athletes to those with no prior strength training experience, as well as the elderly and youth populations. Michael places a strong emphasis on diet as well, believing that the combination of science-based exercise, a healthy diet and a positive mindset is the best way to achieve one's full potential.
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