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Reasons to Become a Personal Trainer
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Deciding on a career path can be a challenging thing to do since you have to consider what you are interested in and have a strong passion for. You also have to look at the longer term benefits of the profession and if it’s right for you. To help you decide we’ve put together the top 5 reasons for becoming a certified personal trainer (CPT).

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Certified Personal TrainerExercise Programming

Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine. When I first became a personal trainer some 14 years ago, I was obsessed with corrective exercise and movement perfection. Prospective clients watched as I geeked out on every nuance of the impeccable squat. Once they became clients, they’d

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Sprinters typically use a higher ratio of Fast-Twitch fibers while distance runners use a higher ratio of Slow-Twitch fibers.
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Looking to build endurance? What about power? Do dreams of being an all-star hitter or marathon runner need to be dashed if twitch ratios aren’t ideal? Not necessarily. The types of muscle fibers targeted in different types of training programs can impact performance goals.   In this article, we explore

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Endurance athletes may be at risk for developing IT band syndrome.
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IT Band Syndrome: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Exercises The warm summer weather is the perfect setting for people to get outdoors and participate in the activities they enjoy. However, too much of a good thing can lead to overuse injuries. Iliotibial band syndrome, or ITB syndrome, is one of these injuries.

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NASM Military
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May is National Military Appreciation Month. We asked our NASM-CPTs who served in the armed forces to tell us their stories. Here’s one of them. In April of 2001, Arlo Doyle joined the army. He needed a way to support his wife and newborn daughter, and the benefits the army

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