Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS
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Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS

Stacey Penney is the Content Strategist with NASM and AFAA. A 20+ year veteran of the fitness industry, she's worked with the top certification and continuing education groups. At NASM and AFAA she drives the content for American Fitness Magazine, blog and the social media platforms. Stacey received her degree in Athletic Training/PE from San Diego State University and an MS in Exercise Science from CalU, plus credentials in Health Promotion Management & Consulting (UCSD), Instructional Technology (SDSU), group fitness and yoga. Previous San Diego Fall Prevention Task Force Chair, she’s developed continuing education curriculum for fitness organizations in addition to personal training, writing, and co-coaching youth rec soccer.

Winter Sports

The physiological demands of exercising in the cold are a bit different than that of a more mild climate. The body tries to maintain a temperature of 98.6oF while it’s losing heat and moisture with every breath. Dehydration, hypoglycemia, and hypothermia can all be performance threats when exercising in the cold. See how

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Certified Personal TrainerSports PerformanceWinter Sports

Exercising in the cold can bring about many unique challenges. Besides overcoming the discomfort of being cold, what are the best strategies to stay safe and prevent some of

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Certified Personal TrainerNewsletter

With Some Simple Planning You Can Be Ready for Success! It’s hard to believe that 2018 is quickly coming to a close as we focus on the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, and the eerie quiet that has replaced the normal buzz of peak training hours. Yet now

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessThanksgivingWorkout Plans

Partner up and have some Thanksgiving Day fitness fun with family and friends. These ten activities can be done by just about everyone.

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Business of FitnessCertified Personal Trainer

Bringing your pet dog to work, or anywhere for that matter, seems to have become the norm. But what about the fitness realm?

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