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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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The Importance of Reactive/Power Training

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Traditionally, reactive or power training has been viewed as training used exclusively in athlete’s programs. Although this is an important component in the athlete’s protocol, it’s an equally important component in the exercise program for a typical gym ...
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Dealing with Neck Pain with Corrective Exercise

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By Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES With the advancements in technology and more people having to work on computers, the incidents of neck pain are becoming more prevalent. With some basic assessments and a systematic corrective exercise strategy, ...
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Speed and Agility Training for Basketball

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Speed and agility training is crucial for basketball to improve footwork skills as well as improve cardio-respiratory stamina. Speed and agility training is also key in decreasing injury for basketball players. This article will review the rationale for ...
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Function Training

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Functional training has become a buzz word in the industry and a trend that has taken the industry by storm. There are fitness education organizations that offer credentialing courses just around functional training. Traditionally, functional training is ...
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Top Three Postural Problems Caused by Sitting and How to Fix Them

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By: Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES We’ve all seen the research about the negative impact sitting for extended periods of time has on our health. But most of us have to sit, at least for a portion of our day. Read on to learn ways to address the ...
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Come Together: Small Group Training

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Try these keys for smooth (and effective) small group training. Small groups are hot. In 2011, about 7.7 million Americans participated in boot-camp-style cross-training classes, according to the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. What's more, 2.9 ...
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Regression Strategies: Are your workouts too advanced for your clients?

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By: Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES Trainers beware, you’re being watched! Not just by gym members, but by fellow Health and Fitness Professionals as well. My daily routine includes me heading to the local gym at 5:15 in the morning to get my ...
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Creatine Supplementation: Performance Benefits and Drawbacks

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By: Brian Sutton, MS, MA, PES, CES, NASM CPT Introduction Over the last 10-plus years, there probably has not been a supplement more popular or one researched more often than creatine monohydrate. Creatine has found its place among bodybuilders, fitness ...
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Muscular Hypertrophy Strategies for MMA Athletes

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By: Brian Sutton MS, MA, CES, PES, NASM-CPT Introduction The combative sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) has gained a great deal of popularity on both a national and international scale, particularly with the emergence of the Ultimate Fighting ...
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Are Your Client’s Golfers? Watch for Low Back Pain

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By: Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Injuries in golf occur as they do during participation in any athletic orientated activity. Research indicates injuries in golf relate to functions of age, skill level, and frequency of play. According to ...
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