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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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HOW IMPORTANT IS FLEXIBILITY FOR BASEBALL?

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How Important is Flexibility for Baseball? Whether it’s the majors, minors or recreational leagues, as Stretching Coaches know, flexibility is an important yet sometimes overlooked and unstructured aspect of baseball training. See how a well-planned ...
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Piriformis Stretches to Relieve Piriformis Syndrome

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Discomfort from too much sitting? Inactive glutes? Buttock and leg pain? Though small in size, the piriformis could have a big impact on keeping the human movement system moving smoothly. Addressing an overactive piriformis may be part of the solution. ...
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Joint Health

Knee Biomechanics: What is Screw Home Rotation?

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Often we take for granted our body's ability to move. Movement occurs quickly and often without thought. But take a deeper look beneath the surface and you will understand why simple movements, like bending at the knee, require complex interactions ...
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CPT Fitness Workout Plans

30 Minute Workout Programs for Busy Clients

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Here’s a quick 30-minute workout that will get clients on the road to fitness! These short, effective routines are perfect for online personal trainers who have busy clients that don't have the time to make frequent gym appointments! The biggest excuse ...
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Workout Plans Youth Fitness

Fun and Effective Group Youth Programming Strategies

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When putting together group training programs for kids - fun is the name of the game.
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Senior Fitness

Osteoarthritis Workout Program for Clients

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With one in five adults battling arthritis, including many people in their 40s and 50s, you’re likely to encounter a few clients with the condition. “Current evidence shows that one of the most helpful things anybody can do for arthritis is stay ...
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Workout Plans

Six Squat Exercise Variations That Bring Great Results

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The squat is a powerful move that can improve overall strength and flexibility. Here, Dino Del Mastro, NASM Master Instructor and doctor of chiropractic based in the San Francisco Bay Area, shares the proper form and a progression of squat modifications ...
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CPT Sports Performance

Personal Training for Skiers and Snowboarders

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Follow the OPT™ model and your snow-sport-loving clients’ last run can be as fresh as their first, all season long.
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10 Exercise Workout for Snowboarders and Skiers

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Help your clients tackle green circles, blue squares, and black diamonds faster—and more safely—with this OPT™-based snow-sport plan.
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If I Knew Then…Three Trainers Share their Experience

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By Mike Woelflein Personal training is a growing field—and the growth shows no sign of slowing. All the more reason to get certified online today! In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 13% growth through 2022. That’s a lot of new trainers ...
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