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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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NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: How Mindfulness is Training for the Brain

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  Dr. Kaman Hung, DHSc., is a physical education teacher, coach, and an NASM Certified Personal Trainer. His area of expertise in health science is mindfulness. He joins Rick today to discuss mindfulness and acknowledges that the best time to start a ...
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Nutritious Meals for Healthy Cooking at Home (With 5 Nutrition Tips)

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  Even though your at-home life might seem a little bland right now, you can still count on some healthy, flavorful meals to provide a little spice.  With the help of two of our NASM cookbooks, as well as watchful guidance of our in-house nutrition ...
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: The Mental Side of Health For Trainers

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Dr. Rachel Goldman joins Rick as a special guest discussing mental health during the times of COVID-19 and how CPTs can support themselves and their clients. What is within our scope of practice and when we should direct someone to a mental health ...
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: Defining Your Core Values as Your Guiding Principle as a Trainer

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The spread of COVID-19 has lead to the closing of many gyms around the U.S. and we are all hurting. In this episode, host Rick Richey relates his decision to close all three of his gyms in NYC back to the core values of the business and himself as a ...
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Building Your Personal Training Business with Edge

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  As gyms temporarily adjust hours or suspend services, and we all protect our global health through social distancing, trainers are required to come up with creative alternatives to their regular in-person training. Because of the circumstances, virtual ...
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Coping with Pressure, Anxiety and Adversity in Uncertain Times

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One of the big things that separate high-performance athletes from the rest of us is their ability to cope with the anxieties of competition on a regular basis. But the secret to their success isn't a secret! 
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: How to Virtually Train Clients in a COVID-19 World

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With the state of our world and industry in flux with the effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, the NASM-CPT Podcast and host Rick Richey wanted to help in the way we know how - by talking about it and offering advice.  
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Great At Home 15 and 30 minute workouts

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  Here are two great workouts in two convenient time-frames that can be performed just about anywhere and will help to you and your clients stay active and moving. If you find these workouts useful, we compiled a hub of information and resources for body ...
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3 Workouts for anywhere you are

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Have limited space and even less equipment to workout? Consider these three Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) workouts that you can do almost anywhere.
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: A Review of Functional Human Anatomy Part 3

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Functional anatomy helps us better understand produce, reduce, and stabilize forces along with their joint actions. In this episode Rick talks about the core musculature including the “inner unit” of the core that helps stabilize the spine.
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