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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Overactive and Underactive Muscles Part 3: Arms Fall Forward - Elevation - Forward Head

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The finale in this series of short/tight/overactive muscles and lengthened overactive muscles based on the overhead squat assessment! Since the release of our first episode in this series, we have had excellent feedback, including several teachers ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Q&A: Tyler Mahfet

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Each month, we’ll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) who’s making a difference in their community. For October, we spoke with Tyler Mahfet, a recently certified CPT. After suffering from anxiety and depression as a ...
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Fitness and Health Roundup: Sep. 29 - Oct. 4

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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 ...
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Overactive and Underactive Muscles Part 2: Excessive Forward Lean and Low Back Arch

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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:
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Overactive and Underactive Muscles: FEET TURN OUT - KNEES MOVE IN

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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 ...
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How to Perform an Overhead Squat Assessment (OSA)

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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 ...
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The Importance of Being Certified

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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 ...
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Abdominal Hollowing Vs. Bracing

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Abdominal hollowing (or the draw-in maneuver) and abdominal bracing are both incorporated by therapists, trainers, and other exercise specialists to benefit persons with lumbar instability (Vaičienė, Berškienė, Slapsinskaite, Mauricienė, & Razon, 2018). ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Q&A: Ashley Williams

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Each month, we’ll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who’s making a difference in their community. For September, we spoke with Ashley Williams NASM-CPT, FNS, and CES who overcame unthinkable obstacles, and in the process, ...
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: Integrated Flexibility Continuum

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NASM provides an integrated model of flexibility that includes corrective, active, and functional flexibility categories. The specific techniques used within the Integrated Flexibility Continuum are as follows:
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