Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness ProfessionalsNASM Edge

As an early adopter of fitness technology, Ted Vickey, PhD, once conducted a survey of about 200 fitness professionals. “The thing that I found most shocking was that trainers use technology for themselves, but they don’t yet use it for their clients,” he says. “And my thought process is that

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Renee Pickett
Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness Professionals

Each month, we’ll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who’s making a difference in their community. For November, we spoke with Renee Pickett, a Health and Fitness Motivational Speaker, a STRONG by Zumba Master Trainer, and Zumba program developer, as well as a fitness model, and

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Certified Personal TrainerNutritionYouth Fitness

One hundred twenty adolescents in Saudi Arabia ages 15–18 were assessed by scientists who were curious to discover if a link exists between vitamin E intake, school performance and exercise. Told not to alter their eating or activity habits, the teens were divided into three groups according to their activity

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 15
Certified Personal TrainerExercise Programming

Periodization and programming are not necessarily the same thing. Periodization is the cycles of training that take place. Often, we talk about macro, meso, and micro cycles. In sports, the periodization may include those concepts, but change based on the season: off-season, pre-season, in-season, and hopefully … post-season. Off-season may

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Half of an Avocado

Avocados may be one solution to manage hunger and aid in metabolic control, according to findings from the Center for Nutrition at Illinois Institute of Technology. In a crossover clinical trial with 31 adults classified as overweight/obese, researchers compared participants’ hunger levels after eating a low-fat, high-carbohydrate “control” meal with

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