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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness ProfessionalsNASM Edge

As an early adopter of fitness technology, Ted Vickey, PhD, once conducted a survey of about 200 fitness professionals. “The thing that I found most shocking was that trainers use technology for themselves, but they don’t yet use it for their clients,” he says. “And my thought process is that

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Renee Pickett
Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness Professionals

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 Zumba program developer, as well as a fitness model, and

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Almonds
Certified Personal TrainerNutritionYouth Fitness

One hundred twenty adolescents in Saudi Arabia ages 15–18 were assessed by scientists who were curious to discover if a link exists between vitamin E intake, school performance and exercise. Told not to alter their eating or activity habits, the teens were divided into three groups according to their activity

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 15
Certified Personal TrainerExercise Programming

Periodization and programming are not necessarily the same thing. Periodization is the cycles of training that take place. Often, we talk about macro, meso, and micro cycles. In sports, the periodization may include those concepts, but change based on the season: off-season, pre-season, in-season, and hopefully … post-season. Off-season may

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Behavior Change and MotivationCertified Personal TrainerFitness

It’s an hour before your session starts, and you get a text from your client Kelly, a 33-year-old mom of two who is 50 pounds overweight, has just been diagnosed as being prediabetic, and is trying to change her lifestyle. She’s late again. This is not the first time Kelly

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