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Overhead Squat Assessment
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In order to develop a solid program for clients, you must first take them through a complete assessment battery.  The information you collect from flexibility, strength, performance, postural and cardiovascular testing of clients will help you to identify their deficits and set a baseline to build their program from. One

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The NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 8
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As an independent gym owner, I get monthly inquiries from uncertified personal trainers who have been training for many … many… years that have decided not to renew their certification. Yet they still wish to train out of my facility. Below is a small list of responses I have gotten

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Personal Trainer and Client
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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 just on how much education one has

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Ep. 7: Abdominal Hollowing Vs. Bracing
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Abdominal hollowing (or the draw-in maneuver) and abdominal bracing are both incorporated by therapists, trainers, and other exercise specialists to benefit persons with lumbar instability (Vaičienė, Berškienė, Slapsinskaite, Mauricienė, & Razon, 2018). There is a tendency for professionals to pick one of these interventions while downplaying the validity and value

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Certified Personal Trainer Ashley Williams
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Each month, we’ll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who’s making a difference in their community. For September, we spoke with Ashley Williams NASM-CPT, FNS, and CES who overcame unthinkable obstacles, and in the process, became an inspiration to thousands of people around the world. National

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