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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.

The NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 14
Certified Personal TrainerExercise ProgrammingFitness

This week we look at the differences between periodization, programming, and routines. These are often used interchangeably and should not be. There is a mean of delineating the three and refining not only how we speak to them, but also how we implement them. Briefly, the following are discussed: Periodization

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 13
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

Host Rick Richey takes the show on the road to answer listener questions live on tape from NASM and AFAA Optima 2019 Conference.  Rick talks about: Why the systematic approach NASM takes to learning is important The accreditation process How he got into presenting And much more Thank you to

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Personal Trainer Working with Client
Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness TipsNutrition

Keep up with the latest studies and news from the fitness and wellness industry. Check out these five articles in our roundup for this week: 1. Emotions in Motion: Exercise as an Anxiety Intervention Nearly 1 in 5 Americans have an anxiety disorder. That makes it the most common mental

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 12
Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness Tips

The first session with a new client (or as a new trainer) can be daunting. How do you start the session? What do we talk about? Should I refer them to a physician based on certain answers? What assessments should I perform? In this episode, Dr. Rick Richey takes us through his first

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Cone Drill
Certified Personal TrainerFitnessNutrition

Whether you’re a Certified Personal Trainer, a Certified Nutrition Coach, or you’re passionate about fitness and health, stay up-to-date with the latest studies and news in the industry. We’ve rounded up five articles from this week that you don’t want to miss:  1. The Transformation Specialist You may recognize Chris

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