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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 20: Stabilization Endurance Training
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

This episode discusses the Stabilization Endurance Training phase of the OPT™ Model. In this session, there is a discussion about all the components leading up to resistance training which include: Flexibility (SMR and static stretching) Core Balance Reactive training SAQ Rick Richey answers questions such as: “Why does NASM suggest

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Snowboarding
Exercise ProgrammingFitnessHoliday FitnessSports Performance

Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. The dawning of true winter—and holiday gifts of down-filled jackets and cozy snow gloves—may have clients eagerly anticipating a day on the slopes. For those who have yet to start schussing down the mountain, circling the ice rink or shredding

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Personal Trainer Taking Photo of Client
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. After “James” earned his exercise physiology degree, he was eager to get certified as a personal trainer and begin his career. A college athlete, he had dreams of putting clients through rigorous programs that yielded results, and he envisioned

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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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