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National Academy of Sports Medicine

Since 1987 the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been the global leader in delivering evidence-based certifications and advanced specializations to health and fitness professionals. Our products and services are scientifically and clinically proven. They are revered and utilized by leading brands and programs around the world and have launched thousands of successful careers.

Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness Professionals

Who is NASM and what have we been able to accomplish for personal trainers and the fitness industry? Take a trip with us down memory lane as we celebrate 30 strong years as a leader in personal training certification, education and the worldwide fitness industry.

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FitnessFitness ProfessionalsOPTSports Performance

For fitness professionals who work with athletes, understanding the specific developmental needs of a given athlete is crucial to enhancing their overall athletic capabilities. One of the major components for improving this is the development of speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ).

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NutritionWeight Loss Specialist

Probably more widely debated than any other diet in scientific and consumer literature is the high-protein/low-carbohydrate diet.

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Fitness

Getting fit, typically a resolution in itself, has a far reaching impact on many other resolutions and goals. See where Fitness Fits In for 2017 with our latest infographic!

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Fitness

The NASM Performance Enhancement Specialization (PES) has provided the pathway to career success for personal trainers working with clients at every level of athletic performance. PES gives you the knowledge and tools to build individualized, sport-specific training programs to provide athletes with an enhanced training experience, better performance and better

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