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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 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 suggesting it to their classes. This third of three will cover three frequent movement

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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 teenager, fitness helped him change his life. National Academy of

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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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