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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CES CPT Sports Performance

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 Exercise Library

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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CES Sports Performance

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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Sports Performance stretching

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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