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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Building Your Business with CES

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Did you know that personal trainers who have their NASM Corrective Exercise Specialization (CES) earn 48% more than the average personal trainer?1 That’s an amazing pay increase in an industry where your income is typically determined by the number of ...
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Workout Plans

Blast Past Obstacles with our Obstacle Course Workout!

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Training a bunch of mud runners or workout warriors? We’ve got a plan that works. Traditional gym work won’t fully prepare your clients for the challenges of the hot new obstacle-course races. These events demand full-body fitness that is less about how ...
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How to keep clients injury-free, pain-free and coming back!

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As a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), it’s important to realize that just about every client you work with could be susceptible to common injuries and ailments, ranging from low-back pain to ACL tears to shoulder pain.
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Camden Crane: An NASM-CPT Who's on the Move

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Physical movement can be life transforming. Just ask Camden Crane, an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist. After the 31-year-old Altadena, California resident had gotten her psychology degree from UCLA, she joined Change ...
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What's Your Fitness Niche?

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More and more fitness professionals are targeting specific demographic groups - from road warriors to dog lovers to cancer survivors and patients. Does it work? Trainers reveal the rewards—and the challenges.
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NASM Master Instructor Craig Couillard has achieved a career of Olympic proportions.

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Dr. Craig Couillard, D.C., CMT, CCSP®, ICCSP, CSCS, CES and PES has a string of titles behind his name so impressive, it’s attracted the notice of world-class athletes. In addition to owning the Lake Marion Chiropractic Center in Minnesota, Couillard ...
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Fitness

Pump Up Your Heart Smarts

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Increase your heart smarts with info on how exercise impacts your heart, how to measure fitness via heart rate, and top cardio concerns for NASM-CPTs.
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Fitness Workout Plans

Elbow Position and the Bench Press

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If you are like most fitness professionals, reading about exercise technique can be confusing with so many opinions floating around as fact. It is hard to get a grasp on what is right, what is fallacy and what really matters when it comes to exercise ...
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American Fitness Magazine

Three Awesome Row Exercise Variations

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  Originally published in the 2015 summer issue of American Fitness Magazine. There’s a saying around most gyms: If you’re not rowing, your muscles aren’t growing. But the row is more than this trite saying lets on. It can target specific muscles and ...
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Golfer’s Elbow vs. Tennis Elbow

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Introduction When individuals think about sports-related injuries, many of the injuries are associated with football, baseball, and basketball and usually to the regions of the ankle, knee, low-back, or shoulder.
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