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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Client Foam Rolling with Personal Trainer
FitnessFitness TipsFoam Rolling / SMR

The foam rolling market has exploded with rollers that have different shapes, densities, textures, and designs. Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release technique that is commonly used by Corrective Exercise Specialists. It wasn’t until just recently that Mobility/Myofascial devices fell out of the Top 20 Fitness Trends (Thompson, 2019). Such

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Throwing dart blindfolded
Nutrition

Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. “Without objective information to work from, coaching a client to better health and wellness is like throwing darts blindfolded and hoping one will eventually hit a bull’s-eye,” says Andrew Payne, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, CNC, an Arizona-based fitness education expert

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Mother and Child Standing in Snow
Certified Personal TrainerFitnessYouth Fitness

Learn the science behind the sources of this troubling trend, its sobering effects on children’s quality of life, and the steps you can take to help set up youth for lifelong health. Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Lack of physical activity and an increase

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