Rick Richey, MS

Rick Richey, MS
MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, MMACS, LMT, is an NASM Master Instructor who enjoys helping clients with all areas of fitness–including their shoulders.

Recent Posts

American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Spring 2019

Off to a Great Start: Phase 1 and the New (Novice) Client

Rick Richey, MS
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Originally appeared in the spring 2019 issue of the American Fitness Magazine. I was sweating profusely before I trained my first client, and it wasn’t from a workout. I was a nervous wreck, continually second-guessing what I was supposed to do. Would I ...
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COVID-19: GUIDANCE FOR PERSONAL TRAINERS

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Objectives Explain COVID-19 and its impact on society and our industry. Describe how to limit and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Outline options for fitness professionals to advance their skillset and education during this crisis. Provide plenty of ...
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American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Spring 2018

Core Objectives: Making a Case for Progressive Core Training

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  Originally appeared in the spring 2018 issue of the American Fitness Magazine. Some fitness professionals see the word “core” as gimmicky and replace it with words like “trunk,” “center” or “column.” Others resist the term because they feel it lacks a ...
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American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Fall 2018

Heads Up! Fix Tech Neck With These Corrective Exercises

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3 Partner Assisted Stretching Techniques for Personal Trainers

Rick Richey, MS
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When I was young and thought about flexibility, it would conjure up images in my mind of Jean-Claude Van
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How To Meet, Sell, and Retain Clients, Part 2

Rick Richey, MS
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My years of corporate education in the fitness industry have proven over and over again, to me, that people are afraid of the word "SALES." Many people wanting to become trainers have called foul on this ominous word and have cried: 1) "I did not get ...
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How To Meet, Sell, and Retain Clients (Part 1)

Rick Richey, MS
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When I first entered the realm of personal training I had no idea how to "pick up" clients, and yet that was the focus and intent of my job. There was so little guidance that I apprehensively approached my fitness director and asked him to help me. His ...
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CES Newsletter

Addressing the Psoas in the NASM Corrective Exercise Model

Rick Richey, MS
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The psoas has been a target of much accusation and blame for causing altered movement patterns in the realm of human movement science, and for good reason. We are a hip flexed people, product of a chair-borne society. Until the societal paradigm shifts ...
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Virtual Training - Less Personal, More Training?

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS
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Is online virtual personal training the next frontier for fitness? IHRSA (International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association) is the leading trade association for health and sportsclubs (aka gyms). We can pull all sorts of great data from this ...
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