Pete McCall

Pete McCall
Pete McCall is a NASM-CPT, PES , Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), international presenter, host of the All About Fitness podcast, fitness blogger and an author of several articles, textbook chapters and the book Smarter Workouts: the Science of Exercise Made Simple. In addition, Pete holds a master’s degree in exercise science and has been educating fitness professionals for more than 15 years. Currently Pete lives in Encinitas, CA where he is an education consultant and content creator for Core Health & Fitness, Terra Core Fitness and 24 Hour Fitness.

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How to Do An Online Overhead Squat Assessment (Osa) in 6 steps

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My career as a personal trainer began back when the years started with a one, 1998, to be exact. At that time, I never imagined that our cell phones would allow us to carry mini-computers in our pockets - let alone ones with high definition cameras - but ...
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How to Build An Affordable Home Gym

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  It’s incredible how a microscopic virus has created such rapid cultural change in such a short period. The public health orders for social distancing and shelter in place have resulted in the closure of fitness facilities and left many exercise ...
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Everything You Need to Know About the PAR-Q

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Starting a new habit can be challenging, especially when it comes to exercise. From joining a fitness facility to showing up for the first appointment, there are so many steps for beginning a fitness program that it can be overwhelming to take the first ...
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5 Great at Home Morning Moves To Start Your Day

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Many of us are familiar with this routine: the alarm goes off, and we hop out of bed only to realize that we feel the remnants of the workout from the day before. This is especially true for those of us who enjoy challenging exercises even though we may ...
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Step-By-Step Guide to Starting a Personal Training Business

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Congratulations! You passed your exam and have earned the NASM Certified Personal Trainer credential. Now comes the time when it's necessary to decide where you will work and how you will start your personal training business. This blog will provide nine ...
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Using the NASM OPT™ Model for home workouts

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Life can be unpredictable; with the sudden disruption to daily life, many personal trainers are scrambling to find ways to deliver workouts to clients while practicing responsible social distancing safely.
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Typical Day in the Life of an NASM Personal Trainer

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The life of a personal trainer can look glamorous. You are wearing athletic clothing all day, making ultra-fit people sweaty, posting cool looking videos on social media, and generally having a positive impact on society by making the world a healthier ...
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How to Get Your Training Clients in "The Zone" and Engaged

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Advice for Personal Trainers from 12 Fitness Pros

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It may seem as if looking good in tight clothes or thousands of Instagram followers are the requirements for success as a fitness professional. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Long term success in the fitness industry is not based on ...
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Understanding How Personal Trainers are Compensated

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Thanks to social media, the explosive popularity of studio-based group workout programs, and the fact that many top actors work with a personal trainer to develop the sculpted physiques you see in the movies, many people are running away from their ...
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