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Certified Personal Trainer

Ep. 17 of The NASM-CPT Podcast
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

In this episode, Rick discusses the differences in Sprint Interval Training (SIT) and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and the benefits of both including: Time efficiency Health and fitness benefits Aerobic and anaerobic performance Better fat oxidation Lower blood pressure Increased insulin sensitivity Optimized hormonal responses Weight loss Decreased in abdominal

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Personal Trainer Smiling While Walking with Client
Behavior Change and MotivationCertified Personal TrainerFitness

Most personal trainers, at some point, will have a consultation with a client who has a weight loss goal. For a few weeks, I had one of my clients message me everything they ate along with their exercise routine outside of the gym. We’re talking times, foods, estimated caloric consumption,

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Certified Personal TrainerExercise ProgrammingFitness Professionals

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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Personal trainer using NASM Edge app to assess client
Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness ProfessionalsNASM Edge

Getting ready for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer Exam? Running out of favors asking your significant other/roommate/relative/friend/all of the above to help you with exam prep? Reached both ends of the Internet searching for study tips and tricks?  Here’s great news: The NASM EDGE App now comes with NASM-CPT Exam

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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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