CPT

Typical Day in the Life of an NASM Personal Trainer

Pete McCall
Pete McCall
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The life of a personal trainer can look glamorous. You are wearing athletic clothing all day, making ultra-fit people sweaty, posting cool looking videos on social media, and generally having a positive impact on society by making the world a healthier ...
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Nutrition

The Health Benefits of Peanut Butter

Sohee Lee
Sohee Lee
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Ahh, peanut butter. If you were to ask most personal trainers or nutrition coaches for their opinion on this very popular spread, I’d be willing to bet that a majority of them would be able to tell you at least one or two of their favorite foods to eat ...
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CPT OPT Model

Breaking Down The Importance of Strength-Endurance Training

Ken Miller
Ken Miller
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Strength endurance training is one of the most underused formats of conditioning and one that can achieve multiple goals at the same time. After all, it's a huge component of the online NASM personal training course. Want to get the heart rate up and ...
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Sports Performance

Keys to Training Basketball Players of All Levels

Adam Annaccone
Adam Annaccone
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March Madness and the NBA playoffs are right around the corner. Basketball players of all ages will watch some of the best teams compete for the title. To be the best, athletes need to train like the best.
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CES American Fitness Magazine

Lower Crossed Syndrome: Starting From the Center

Ken Miller
Ken Miller
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Lower crossed syndrome is one of the most common compensatory patterns. It is characterized by an anterior tilt to the pelvis (arched lower back). In recent years, we’ve heard a lot about the ill effects of prolonged sitting. Articles, blog posts and TV ...
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Assessments

A Six-Step Guide to Effective Movement Assessments

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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As the saying goes, “if you are not assessing, you’re guessing.” Assessments provide personal trainers with an array of valuable information about each client. This information includes objective data, such as heart rate and blood pressure, along with ...
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CES

Five Reasons to Become a Corrective Exercise Specialist

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Becoming a Corrective Exercise Specialist has many benefits and can help you expand your expertise and increase your income. Here are the top five reasons Certified Personal Trainers should become a Corrective Exercise Specialist.
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CPT Research Study American Fitness Magazine

How to Understand a Fitness Research Paper

Jennifer Klau
Jennifer Klau
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Published research can sound as though it’s written in a different language. If you can’t understand the title of a paper, you may think it won’t get any better if you read on. As a result, many people never read beyond the abstract, which summarizes the ...
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Nutrition

4 Key Health Benefits of Almonds

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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We live in an age of “miracle foods," where we proclaim certain foods to have magical properties and that consuming them in your daily life is a cure-all for most health problems. Sadly, this isn't true.  Yet, even though there aren’t “miracle foods” or ...
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NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: A Review of Functional Human Anatomy Part 1

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Functional anatomy helps us better understand movement. How do muscles produce, reduce, and stabilize forces along with their joint actions and plane of motion. In this episode the following muscles are reviewed:
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