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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NASM Partners with India’s Foremost Fitness Education Provider

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
MUMBAI, India—January 21, 2020—The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the worldwide leader in fitness education, has partnered with the foremost fitness academic institution in India, The K11 School of Fitness Sciences. Thanks to the ...
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NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: Stabilization Endurance Training

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CPT Q & A

Certified Personal Trainer Q&A: Shane Lee

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Each month, we’ll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who’s making a difference in their community. For December, we spoke with Shane Lee, a race car driver who was recently certified as an NASM personal trainer. Here’s ...
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CPT NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: The Listener Question Episode

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
In this episode, Rick Richey doesn’t just focus on one topic but covers several questions that listeners have submitted over the past few months. Here are a few questions that get addressed during this episode:
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: Keys to a Successful Personal Training Business

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Some personal trainers have an impressive list of credentials but a small client base, while others aren't as educated but are always booked. What’s the difference between them?
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CPT Fitness HIIT NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: The One Where We Talk HIIT and SIT

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
In this episode, Rick discusses the differences in Sprint Interval Training (SIT) and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and the benefits of both including:
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CPT Fitness

Introducing NASM-CPT EXAM PREP, available exclusively on the EDGE App

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Getting ready for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer Exam? Running out of favors asking your significant other/roommate/relative/friend/all of the above to help you with exam prep? Reached both ends of the Internet searching for study tips and tricks? 
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CPT Fitness Q & A

Certified Personal Trainer Q&A: Renee Pickett

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Each month, we'll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who's making a difference in their community. For November, we spoke with Renee Pickett, a Health and Fitness Motivational Speaker, a STRONG by Zumba Master Trainer, and ...
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: Exercise Programming and Periodization

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
This week we look at the differences between periodization, programming, and routines. These are often used interchangeably and should not be. There is a mean of delineating the three and refining not only how we speak to them, but also how we implement ...
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Start Your First Personal Training Session with PAR-Q

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National Academy of Sports Medicine |
The first session with a new client (or as a new trainer) can be daunting. How do you start the session? What do we talk about? Should I refer them to a physician based on certain answers? What assessments should I perform?
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