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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Podcast Master Instructor Roundtable

Master Instructor Roundtable: All About the Shoulder – Part I

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Your shoulders are a vital, yet often neglected, part of your body.
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Podcast Strong Mind Strong Body

Strong Mind. Strong Body: Foods That Boost Your Brain, Build a Better Mindset

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
  Foods play a powerful role in how we feel, both inside and out.   The right foods can help build a healthier brain, boost energy, increase processing speed, and function at our most efficient level.    In this episode, NASM Master Instructor Angie ...
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Podcast Random Fit

Random Fit: For the Love of the Game

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Some parents want to believe their kids will grow up to be star athletes but let’s not let the facts get in the way of a good story.   In this episode, hosts Wendy Batts and Ken Miller explore perception versus reality when evaluating our own child’s ...
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NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast: NASM-CPT 7 Program Design – The OPT Model

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
  Master Instructor Rick Richey reviews the Optimum Performance Training Model which, in many ways, serves as NASM’s anchor.
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Podcast

Fitness and Wellness Class: Percussive Therapy—More than Recovery, Powered by Therabody®

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
    As the world leader in percussive therapy, Therabody is relentlessly committed to providing the latest research and education in this breakthrough modality.
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Podcast Random Fit

Random Fit: Kettlebells: Don’t Ring ‘Em, Just Swing ‘Em!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
  You’ve probably seen trainers and fitness enthusiasts using kettlebells but what exactly are their specific purposes?
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Podcast Strong Mind Strong Body

Strong Mind. Strong Body: Why It’s So Hard to Break Up with Sugar

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
  For some, sugar is a staple. They believe a little goes a long way.   For others, too much is never enough. 
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NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast: Health, Wellness, and Fitness Assessment

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
  NASM Master Instructor Rick Richey continues his CPT 7 study guide, now in Domain III, with a review emphasis on these three major assessments.
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Podcast

Fitness and Wellness Class: Don’t Eat THAT! How Words Shape the Way We Eat.

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
What if we started our fitness classes by telling participants what they shouldn’t be doing… or, all the things they are doing wrong? Do you think they would be motivated?   As fitness professionals we’re in the business of trying to make people feel ...
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Podcast Strong Mind Strong Body

Strong Mind. Strong Body: How to Build Intrinsic Motivation in Clients

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
  When it comes to exercise adherence, intrinsic motivation is a game changer.   It strengthens our client's commitment to exercise and personalizes it to match their needs- helping them shift the focus from the way they look to the way they feel. 
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