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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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Nutrition

As an NASM-CPT, what nutrition guidance can I give my clients?

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Q: As an NASM-CPT, what type of nutrition guidance can I offer my clients? What is my scope of practice?
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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 Skiers and Snowboarders

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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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CPT Sports Performance Workout Plans Joint Health

Front Squat or Back Squat—Which Should You Choose?

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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Which is better, the front squat or the back squat? The answer to this ongoing debate depends heavily on the client.
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Sports Performance

Concussions: What You Should Know

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Four things all trainers should know about clients and brain trauma. Football players aren’t the only ones at risk for concussions. Your active-sports-oriented clients are too—and the injury could have serious consequences if not properly treated. Here, ...
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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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Fitness

5 Fitness Myths-Busted!

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Are your clients held back by their belief in fitness fictions? Here, Brent Brookbush, DPT, PT, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, CSCS, ACSM-H/FS, NASM Master Instructor, and author of Fitness or Fiction: The Truth About Diet and Exercise, gets to the bottom of ...
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Workout Plans NASM

Stand Up and Succeed: Stand Up Paddleboard SUP Workout

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If you have clients who are interested in stand-up paddleboarding (or just want better balance and strength), this is the workout to try. While it’s true that dry-land training can only get you so far when it comes to stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), the ...
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CPT Sports Performance

Modified Landing Error Scoring System and Noncontact ACL Injury

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  By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES It is estimated nearly 150,000 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur annually in the U.S. and approximately 70% of these are noncontact; oftentimes caused by the inability to decelerate, change ...
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