Laura Quaglio

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio has more than 18 years' experience as a writer and editor for magazines, books, and websites, frequently on health, fitness, and nutrition topics. She enjoys researching a wide range of topics to bring readers surprising insights and expert advice. Laura is also a second degree black belt and spends her spare time costuming for high school theatre and attending her two kids' concerts and performances.

Recent Posts

Fitness Recovery

19 Signs of Overtraining: How to Avoid Excess Fatigue and OTS

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Are you giving workouts your all but getting less in return—or even backsliding? Does it seem like you’re always battling bronchitis, tendonitis, or another “itis”? Or maybe your usual over-the-top enthusiasm for workouts has faded to “barely there.”
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CPT OPT Model

The Making of NASM's Most Revolutionary Personal Trainer Certification Ever

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Insider Tips from the NEW NASM-CPT—from the Experts who Authored It NASM didn’t just tread water in 2020. We dove into cutting-edge research on fitness (and education), floated new ideas for graphics and digital content, and immersed ourselves in the ...
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Training Benefits American Fitness Magazine COVID-19

Moving Forward: A Fitness Pioneer’s Pandemic-Inspired Best Practices

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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  “My whole schtick when I opened in 2013 was to provide the fitness industry’s first one-on-one personal training that’s done in a group setting,” says Donny Day, NASM-CPT, owner of Peak Zone Fitness in Lake Highlands, Texas.
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CPT Cardio

The Right Way to Breathe During Exercise

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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How The Lungs Work If you are studying for your test, brushing up for your clients, or just plain curious, here's some key information on breathing to consider.
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American Fitness Magazine Joint Health

Smart Moves for Strong Shoulders

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. With so much of life happening at the front of the body (driving a car, typing on a computer and even doing many exercises, such as pushup and bench press), a lot of people have ...
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American Fitness Magazine

Not Sure About Small-Group Training? Here's Why (and How) to Give It a Try

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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  Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Some personal trainers are wary of small-group training, says Chris Stevenson, owner of Stevenson Consulting, IHRSA board member and certified master trainer for Technogym®. ...
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CPT Group Fitness Advice

How Group Exercise Can Help Certified Personal Trainers Thrive

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Can personal training and group exercise classes coexist peacefully? Yes, says Rick Richey, MS, DHSC, host of The NASM-CPT Podcast. In fact, he asserts that making friends with group ex instructors can really help personal trainers to gain and retain ...
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American Fitness Magazine Hypertrophy OPT Model

Muscular Development for Bodybuilders

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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  Orignally appeared in the winter 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine.  “Most of my training in my adult life has been with the Phase 3 guidelines. I just didn’t know it until I became certified with NASM 15 years ago,” says Aaron Guy, NASM-CPT, ...
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CPT Fitness NASM Edge American Fitness Magazine

Fitness Tech: It’s Time to Make It Your Business

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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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,” ...
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CES CPT Fitness American Fitness Magazine

Training Edge: Industry News, Insights, and Tools

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Build Neck Strength to Lower Concussion Risk In recent news published in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, researchers who examined previous studies on concussion concluded that increasing neck strength “could substantially reduce ...
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