Personal Trainer Marketing

Social Media Marketing for Trainers: Create Meaningful Connections

Amanda Vogel, MA 0
Many fitness pros are growing tired of the social media “game” as we know it: posting pictures or videos to attract a lot of likes, complimentary comments, and a potential flood of new followers. As social media becomes more crowded with fitness-based ...
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CPT Assessments

The Comprehensive Guide to Correctly Coaching Exercises

Justin Kompf
Justin Kompf
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One of the requirements for a coach to be “good” is their ability to relay information to a client so that they can correctly and comfortably execute strength training movements. The inability to do this contributes to incorrect form, which in turn ...
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CPT NASM OPT Model Muscles

Stabilization Endurance: NASM's Optimum Performance Training

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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New clients, or even those that you’ve been working with for some time, can all benefit from focusing some of their training on stabilization work. Without a strong structural base to move from, how can we continue to build upon our foundation or safely ...
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CPT

Heart of the Matter: Fit or Not

Nino Magaddino 0
Fit or not, pay attention to the warning signs your heart is giving you. Your life depends on it. Even as "fit" fitness professionals, we are not immune to heart disease. Here's how this NASM Master Trainer found out.
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CES Assessments

Correcting Upper Crossed Syndrome

Ken Miller
Ken Miller
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If you’re like the millions of people who use electronic tools such as a cell phone, tablet, laptop or desk computer, you’ve probably spent hours upon hours looking at the screen with your head jutted forward - as is common with a forward head posture. ...
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Women's Fitness Workout Plans Core Training

Progressive Exercises for Post-Pregnancy

Nicole Nichols
Nicole Nichols
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As a Pilates instructor, I’ve worked with many women who wanted to regain strength and muscle tone after pregnancy. Some of them complained about abdominal pressure, pain or weakness even years after giving birth.
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Nutrition

Red Wine: Is it Good for Your Heart?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Many of us love to drink the occasional glass or two of red wine. But is red wine healthy for our bodies? Many speculate red wine can help prevent heart disease and other chronic diseases; is this true? Let’s take a closer look at the science.
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NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: Understanding Pathologies, Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Cancer

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Personal trainers work with an array of clientele and chances are they will be training someone that has been diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes, or cancer. This episode does not discuss training these populations, but it explains these pathologies ...
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Nutrition

Heart-Healthy Diets

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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The leading cause of death in the United States, and the rest of the world, is heart disease (1). While there is some genetic risk for developing heart disease, much of the risk is due to lifestyle, which means you can actively manage a lot of your risk ...
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American Fitness Magazine Joint Health

Smart Moves for Strong Shoulders

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. With so much of life happening at the front of the body (driving a car, typing on a computer and even doing many exercises, such as pushup and bench press), a lot of people have ...
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