National Academy of Sports Medicine

National Academy of Sports Medicine
Since 1987 the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been the global leader in delivering evidence-based certifications and advanced specializations to health and fitness professionals. Our products and services are scientifically and clinically proven. They are revered and utilized by leading brands and programs around the world and have launched thousands of successful careers.

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Podcast

Medical Reimbursement for Training With MedFit Founder Lisa Dougherty

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
In this episode of the “NASM-CPT Podcast,” host Rick Richey is joined by featured guest, MedFit Founder, Lisa Dougherty. Lisa is the founder of three separate but linked non-for-profit fitness companies. The MedFit Network provides a list of qualified ...
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CPT Assessments

How to Perform an Overhead Squat Assessment (OHSA)

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
As a CPT, in order to develop a solid program for clients, you must first take them through a complete assessment battery.  The information you collect from initial consulations, flexibility, strength, performance, postural and cardiovascular testing of ...
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NASM CPT Podcast

FIT Summit Topics from Singapore

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
The “NASM-CPT Podcast” spans the globe as Rick Richey made the 9,500-mile trek from New York City to Singapore for this very special road show. In this episode, Rick deep dives into key points of discussion from the FIT Summit where he is serving as a ...
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NASM CPT Podcast

Special Guest: 2X Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Jacobellis

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
On this “NASM-CPT Podcast,” Jacobellis joins host Rick Richey to share the elation and personal sense of accomplishment winning Gold, detailed training techniques to reach her peak performance level when needed, the importance of fundamentals, furthering ...
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Podcast

Glute Talk: Sunny Andrews and Andre Adams Talk Glutes

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
One of the most popular (and arguably, most important) muscle groups to train for aesthetics, health, and performance, the gluteals play an integral role during nearly every dynamic movement of the body.
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CPT Fitness Workout Plans Cardio

Peripheral Heart Action Training

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
We know that weight loss or body fat reduction is largely based on a numbers game. And “working out” is a way of controlling the numbers (less calories in, more calories out and weight loss can be achieved).
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wellness Master Instructor Roundtable

Introduction to NASM's Certified Wellness Coach

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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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Master Instructor Roundtable

Running 101: The Biomechanics of Running

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
In this “Master Instructor Roundtable,” hosts Wendy Batts and Marty Miller share personal running stories, discuss common injuries associated with the exercise, important phases of training, recovery, and much more.
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NASM CPT Podcast

Do Vibration Platforms Really Work?

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
In this episode, host Rick Richey separates fact from fiction on vibration platforms. He details their intended purpose, cites a collection of professionally recoded data in their effective, share a few personal experiences with the device, and many more ...
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NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast - Encore Presentation: Jake Olson

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
NASM Master Instructor and host of the NASM-CPT Podcast, Rick Richey is joined by special guest Jake Olson. In 2017, Jake inspired the sports world as the long snapper for the USC football team.
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