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Certified Personal TrainerFitness Professionals

Being certified is imperative to safely and effectively design fitness programs that help clients achieve their goals.  The fitness industry continues to grow by leaps and bounds. These days, now more than ever before, people are recognizing the importance of keeping their bodies fit. No longer is exercise seen simply

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Here’s a little confession: before becoming a fitness professional, I was a history geek. Seriously, at one point, I thought about becoming a (cool) high school history teacher, which is why it’s fun for me to study the history of the fitness industry; because by understanding the past, we can

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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 August, we spoke with Daniel Stein, NASM-CPT, and founder of Special Strong, a company that helps children and adults with special needs find hope through fitness. National Academy of Sports Medicine

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Vu Nguyen was strong and fit. He didn’t drink or smoke. But on a sweltering July day in 2018, the 50-year-old Cleveland police officer collapsed during a 1.5-mile run that was part of a training exercise. He died 4 days later. Medical authorities blamed rhabdomyolysis, a rare but serious medical

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Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Cancer is serious business. It is second only to heart disease as Americans’ leading cause of death, and more than 1.7 million new cases of cancer are expected to be diagnosed this year. Of those new cases, many will

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