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Shane Lee
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

Each month, we’ll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who’s making a difference in their community. For January, we spoke with Shane Lee, a race car driver who was recently certified as an NASM personal trainer.  Here’s what Shane had to say about life in the

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 19
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

In this episode, Rick Richey doesn’t just focus on one topic but covers several questions that listeners have submitted over the past few months. Here are a few questions that get addressed during this episode: “Help me better understand the planes of motion?” “If a client shows knee valgus, do

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Mother and Child Standing in Snow
Certified Personal TrainerFitnessYouth Fitness

Learn the science behind the sources of this troubling trend, its sobering effects on children’s quality of life, and the steps you can take to help set up youth for lifelong health. Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Lack of physical activity and an increase

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Ep. 18: Keys to a Successful Training Business
Business of FitnessCertified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness Tips

Some personal trainers have an impressive list of credentials but a small client base, while others aren’t as educated but are always booked. What’s the difference between them? In this episode, Rick Richey discusses how to find the balance between these two types of trainers. Learn what it takes to

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Personal trainer and client doing ladder exercise outdoors
Certified Personal TrainerExercise ProgrammingFitness

The expression “training around the clock” has more scientific merit than many would expect. Typically, it’s used to refer to the daily grind of balancing training with work, meal preparation for training, and finding time to recover.   For sleep scientists, we think of training around the clock as the literal

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