Andrew Payne

Andrew Payne
Andrew is a human wellness and fitness expert specialized in developing online education solutions for the modern adult learner. He began his fitness career in the U.S. Army, serving as his company’s physical training program manager. This passion for fitness led Andrew to get certified as an NASM-CPT and go on to earn a MS in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from California University of Pennsylvania. With additional specializations in corrective exercise, athletic performance enhancement, nutrition, and behavior change coaching, he works as part of the Ascend Learning Global Fitness & Wellness Product Development team, helping create fitness education and certification products for the NASM, AFAA, and Premier Global family of fitness brands. Andrew also privately trains his own clients and currently holds a seat on the Ascend Learning Global Wellness & Fitness company wellness committee.

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Why Personal Training Certification is Necessary

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Being certified is imperative to safely and effectively design fitness programs that help clients achieve their goals.  The fitness industry continues to grow by leaps and bounds. These days, now more than ever before, people are recognizing the ...
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Sagittal, Frontal and Transverse Plane: Movements and Exercises

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We live in a three-dimensional world. Our bodies need the ability to move in all three dimensions. Poor range of motion and instability in just a single joint can cause over compensation. These alternate movement patterns can lead to chronic pain and ...
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Fitness Nutrition

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

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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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