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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Fitness Holidays Nutrition

5 Practical Tips for Surviving the Terror of Halloween Candy

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Halloween is just around the corner, which means just one thing, copious amounts of sugar-loaded treats void of any real nutritional value—the splurge that is all in the spirit of Halloween. But is it worth the results you and your clients have worked so ...
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Strength Against Alzheimer’s

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Exercise can improve the quality of life of those with Alzheimer’s disease—and even slow its progression. Here’s expert insight on motivating and managing clients with early onset and later stages.
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Fitness

Working Out with a Cold: Debunking the Myths

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The changing of seasons can bring about the onset of colds, viruses, and even flus. Much like working out with covid, there are a lot of questions to consider when working out while sick. Some of these illnesses can last several weeks, sidelining your ...
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CPT Fitness

The Career Paths of a Personal Trainer

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Explore the different career paths and opportunities as a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)!
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Building athletic speed, agility and quickness with the NASM-PES

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For fitness professionals who work with athletes, understanding the specific developmental needs of a given athlete is crucial to enhancing their overall athletic capabilities. One of the major components for improving this is the development of speed, ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Are High-Protein/Low-Carbohydrate Diets Effective?

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Probably more widely debated than any other diet in scientific and consumer literature is the high-protein/low-carbohydrate diet.These plans have been a part of diet lexicon since the mid-1800s, with William Banting’s Letter on Corpulence (2). Billed as ...
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Top 5 Reasons to Become a Personal Trainer

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Many people get into the business of fitness because they already have a passion for working out. Being a personal trainer gives you easy access to workout facilities and the ability to still focus on your own fitness goals, essentially making the gym ...
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Nutrition

If You Exercise, Can You Eat Whatever You Want?

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The myth of being able to out exercise a bad diet is at odds with the “intake versus output” relationship of energy balance. At its most basic, weight control is a demonstration of energy balance, a simple equation representing the relationship between ...
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CPT HIIT Weight Loss Nutrition

Do You have to Exercise at a Low Intensity to Burn Fat?

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Despite an enormous amount of research on the topic, there is still some confusion over the relationship of cardiorespiratory training intensity to fat expenditure.
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Best Advice from Successful NASM Personal Trainers

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Four NASM Certified Personal Trainer share what inspired them to become fitness professionals—and offer their best advice to help you find success in the new year.
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