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.

Recent Posts

CPT

Top 5 Reasons to Become a Personal Trainer

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
1
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 ...
Read More

Fitness Weight Loss Nutrition

If You Exercise, Can You Eat Whatever You Want?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
0
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 ...
Read More

CPT HIIT Weight Loss Nutrition

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

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
0
Despite an enormous amount of research on the topic, there is still some confusion over the relationship of cardiorespiratory training intensity to fat expenditure.
Read More

CPT Fitness

Best Advice from Successful NASM Personal Trainers

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
0
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.
Read More

CES CPT Fitness NASM

Building Your Business with CES

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
0
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 ...
Read More

Workout Plans

Blast Past Obstacles with our Obstacle Course Workout!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
0
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 ...
Read More

CES CPT Fitness Sports Performance

How to keep clients injury-free, pain-free and coming back!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
0
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.
Read More

Fitness Sports Performance

Stay Fit This Winter With Cross-Country Skiing

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
0
The terrain is changing; leaves have fallen, the weather is colder and for many, snow is finally covering the ground indicating the winter season is upon us. For those who enjoy exercising outdoors, you’ve become somewhat limited with the activities you ...
Read More

CES CPT

Camden Crane: An NASM-CPT Who's on the Move

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
0
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 ...
Read More

CPT NASM

What's Your Fitness Niche?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
0
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.
Read More