Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS
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Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS

Stacey Penney is the Content Strategist with NASM and AFAA. A 20+ year veteran of the fitness industry, she's worked with the top certification and continuing education groups. At NASM and AFAA she drives the content for American Fitness Magazine, blog and the social media platforms. Stacey received her degree in Athletic Training/PE from San Diego State University and an MS in Exercise Science from CalU, plus credentials in Health Promotion Management & Consulting (UCSD), and Instructional Technology (SDSU). Previous San Diego Fall Prevention Task Force Chair, she’s developed continuing education curriculum for fitness organizations in addition to personal training, writing, and co-coaching youth rec soccer.

Certified Personal TrainerFitnessNewsletterSenior Fitness

Falling can be a serious and life changing event, especially for older adults. There are some simple interventions that can help reduce the risk of falling, and exercise is one of them.

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FitnessNutrition

Food cravings are those overwhelming desires for a specific food. Differing from hunger, which can be satisfied by just about any food, cravings are a continuous calling regardless of a full or grumbling belly. Food cravings have been linked to both physiological and psychological triggers, including nutrient deficiencies, lack of

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Fitness

Are your clients hitting a training plateau or getting bored with their workout? Are you getting bored using the same exercises? Try manipulating the training variables to bring in some fun factor while staying true to your client’s goals and abilities.

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Certified Personal TrainerNewsletter

With Some Simple Planning You Can Be Ready for Success! It’s hard to believe that 2015 is quickly coming to a close as we focus on the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, and the eerie quiet that has replaced the normal buzz of peak training hours. Yet now

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FitnessFitness ProfessionalsUncategorized

Whether it’s staff or members, how do you close the gap between what is actually happening and the optimal situation? Do you ever wonder why some task, procedure or something that seems so basic is not happening at your club? What is the optimal result that you are looking for

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