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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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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. Just A Handful Of Nuts May Help

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 10
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You asked for it – you got it! This is part two of three episodes (listen to part one here) where the topic of over- and underactive muscles will be discussed. This episode will cover two common movement compensations in the overhead squat assessment: Excessive Forward Lean Low Back Arch

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The NASM CPT Podcast: Ep. 9
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According to listener feedback and requests, a discussion on over- and underactive muscles was the most popular request. This is part 1 of 3 episodes where this topic will be discussed. This episode will cover two common movement compensations in the overhead squat assessment: Feet turn out Knees move in

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Overhead Squat Assessment
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In order to develop a solid program for clients, you must first take them through a complete assessment battery.  The information you collect from flexibility, strength, performance, postural and cardiovascular testing of clients will help you to identify their deficits and set a baseline to build their program from. One

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The NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 8
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As an independent gym owner, I get monthly inquiries from uncertified personal trainers who have been training for many … many… years that have decided not to renew their certification. Yet they still wish to train out of my facility. Below is a small list of responses I have gotten

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