Andrew Payne
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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 NASM (UK) 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.

Exercise ProgrammingWorkout Plans

The body has 3 different planes of motion, responsible for all of the movements made. Learn more about the sagittal plane, transverse plane, and frontal plane.

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Body Type Training and Dieting
FitnessNutrition

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

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Certified Personal TrainerFitness Professionals

The all new Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) program from NASM has arrived, and we couldn’t be more excited to introduce it to you! Having been completely redesigned from the ground up, the new program not only readies members to take the accredited certification exam, but it provides a roadmap for

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