CPT spotlight

The Talk Test: An Underrated Fitness Tool for Personal Trainers

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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There are endless tech options available when it comes to tracking intensity levels during a workout, but technology sometimes requires a learning curve, and it can be expensive.
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Nutrition

Food Fight: Nutrition for Professional Fighters

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski
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First things first: food gives you energy. Without energy, you can't perform. As in any sport, food powers your workouts and helps you recover afterward. Without proper nourishment, you will fail to improve any aspect of your training regimen.
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Senior Fitness Core Training

Core Exercises for Seniors: Why Training The Core is Essential for Older Populations

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Core stability and strength, while an important component of any person's fitness profile, is critical for the health and well-being of older adults. Conditions such as balance and coordination deficits, back pain, poor muscle endurance overall can be ...
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Sports Performance NASM-PES

Dynamic Warmups for Athletes: Exercises for Sports Performance

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Whether you're preparing for an athletic competition or a weekend pick-up game, the way that you prepare your body for training or competition can make or break your performance. While it's tempting to just jump into play after a couple of quick ...
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Nutrition

Sweet Potato Nutrition Facts: Glycemic Index, Calories, and More

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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  The mere mention of sweet potatoes brings memories of a Thanksgiving table to mind. These nutritional tuberous all-stars have found their way onto everyday menus and, in some cases, have even bumped the traditional white potato out of our kitchens. ...
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Fitness

How Much Physical Activity is Enough? Recommendations for The Week

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Before we can begin to answer the question of how much activity is enough, we need to consider what fitness means. Fitness is synonymous with health, our physical condition and even our ability to complete the tasks required for our ongoing survival (and ...
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wellness Master Instructor Roundtable

Introduction to NASM's Certified Wellness Coach

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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After nearly two years in the making, NASM’s largest program ever—Certified Wellness Coach (CWC)—has just been made available for pre-order. Focused on the interaction of mindfulness, movement, recovery & regeneration, nutrition, and more this course ...
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wellness Behavior Change

8 Tips to Reduce Imposter Syndrome

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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Imposter syndrome is a common internal experience that can occur to anyone even in the fitness world. The good news is that individuals who might experience Imposter Syndrome can work on these tendencies and slowly chip away and overcome these thoughts ...
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Workout Plans spotlight

5-Week Workout Plan for Beginners – Getting Your Feet Wet with Fitness

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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With the multitude of workouts available on the internet, it can feel overwhelming to get started. Also, beginner exercisers, or those just getting back into it after a break, might not know the best place to start.
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Weight Loss Nutrition Muscles

Body Types: How to Train & Diet for Your Body Type

Andrew Payne
Andrew Payne
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Do you have trouble losing body fat, yet seem to gain it after even the smallest slip up with your diet? Or does it feel like you can eat for days without gaining an ounce? It could have something to do with your current body type. But is it really that ...
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