mental toughness spotlight

Self-Care: 5 Tips for Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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Self-care is a word that keeps emerging in news articles and company-wide employee emails during the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the unprecedented stress many individuals face, some companies are re-establishing their Employee Assistance Program (EAP) ...
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spotlight

Master Instructors of the Month - September 2020

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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NASM and AFAA are stewards of what it means to be the best and brightest in fitness and wellness. Both brands are focused on building a diverse and unique community dedicated to creating a better and brighter future in the industry.  
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Certified Personal Trainer spotlight

Setting Smart Fitness Goals: How to Overcome Mental Hurdles

Cherilyn McLester, PhD
Cherilyn McLester, PhD
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Exercise is often associated with physical exertion and adaptations such as weight loss, improved athletic performance, and increased strength. However, one thing that these variables all have in common is that they are not mindless.
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Certified Personal Trainer CPT Q & A spotlight

Q & A with Sal Stowers

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If you’re a fan of daytime television, you probably recognize Sal Stowers. She’s a regular on NBC’s Days of Our Lives, where she plays police detective Lani Price. As you'll see, though, that is just a small part of who she is and what she's passionate ...
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Vitamins & Minerals Nutrition Certified Nutrition Coach

Micronutrients - How Chronic Shortages Lead to Health Problems

Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
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In this post, we're going to explore the health effects of getting insufficient micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). This article will also cover: The critical functions of various micronutrients The most common under-consumed micronutrients in the ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Personal Trainer Marketing

How to Price Your Personal Training & Fitness Services [Guide]

Katrina Pilkington
Katrina Pilkington
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As a personal trainer, forming your own fitness business can come with its fair share of challenges. Ensuring your marketing is on par with the vision you have for your business is an important facet of a thriving personal training practice.
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NASM CPT Podcast

A Look at Mindful Movement (Podcast)

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Rick Richey sits down with mindfulness expert Dr. Mallory Fox. She is a CPT, CES, CNC, PES, and WFS, and she really knows her stuff!
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Certified Personal Trainer Personal Trainer Marketing

How to Get Personal Training Clients: 7 Marketing Tips

Pete McCall
Pete McCall
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Why did you start your career in the fitness industry? Was it because you want to use your passion for fitness to improve others' lives? Did you experience a significant weight loss and want to help others do the same? Are you a former athlete who wants ...
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Q & A

Certified Personal Trainer Q&A: Kirk Charles

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Within this personal trainer spotlight, you will learn how NASM-CPT Kirk Charles transitioned from a computer programmer, business owner, and financial planner to a certified personal trainer; how he loves to learn and continues to develop his expertise; ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Research Study Squats

Squat Stance: Neutral, Squeeze, and Outward Squat (Article Review)

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Squat mechanics are very highly debated amongst fitness professionals and corrective exercise experts.  Performing an internet search of “squat form” will turn up a plethora of results including focusing most on squat depth and lifting the most weight ...
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