CPT spotlight Muscles

Lactic Acid Buildup in Muscles: What is It & How to Get Rid of It

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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I have vivid memories of joining my dad as he laid on the ground with his legs elevated after a long run or intense biking session. “What are you doing, dad?” I asked as I wiggled in next to him to copy what he was doing. “Gotta get the lactic acid out!” ...
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CPT OPT Model

OPT™ Model Phase 1: Updates to Stabilization Endurance Training

Jace Fuchs 0
Program design does not need to be a complicated process. As personal trainers or other fitness professionals, when we truly understand our clients' goals and the function of different acute variables (e.g., sets, repetitions, rest periods, intensity), ...
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Podcast Random Fit

Random Fit: Plyometrics for everyone

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The idea of explosive movements in workouts has historically been reserved for athletes, high-intensity programs, or group exercise sessions.    What if we told you there’s some form of "power" or "plyometric" for everyone? 
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Weight Loss Cardio

Walking for Weight Loss: Burn Calories at Your Own Pace

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Sedentary behavior as defined as sitting or laying down (either at a desk, computer, television, or video game console) has been on the rise and has continued to increase after the COVID pandemic with the increasing prevalence of virtual/remote work, ...
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NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast: CPT 7 Professional Development and Responsibility– Part II

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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  In the second episode of this two-part series, Rick Richey continues through the sixth and final domain of the CPT 7 with discussion focused on job searches, a day in the life of a personal trainer, necessary sales and marketing tips, and much more.
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Podcast Strong Mind Strong Body

Strong Mind. Strong Body: Special Guest - Fitness Influencer Kelsey Wells

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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  In this episode, host Angie Miller is joined by Kelsey Wells, NASM CPT, and Fitness Influencer, for a forthright, thought-provoking conversation on women’s health and wellness.
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stretching spotlight

Stretches for Beginners: 10 of The Best Movements for Those Just Starting

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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A regular stretch routine will help you increase your flexibility, move better overall, and it’s also a great way to de-stress. As a beginner, it’s great to start with basic stretches that don’t require any crazy contortions or weird positions to try to ...
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stretching

Dynamic Stretching Demonstrated: Workouts, Exercises, And Examples

Chris Frederick 0
In a previous blog that compared static vs dynamic stretching, the NASM OPT model delineates what type of stretching is used at specific levels of training clients. This is especially important to know if you're a Stretching and Flexibility Coach.
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Podcast Master Instructor Roundtable

Master Instructor Roundtable: Training professional athletes

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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  Many clients aspire to train like professional athletes but may not fully appreciate what goes into optimizing health and performance in elite sports.
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Podcast Random Fit

Random Fit: Getting More from Your Core Workouts

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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  It seems most people have a different interpretation about what core workouts are and how they are designed to be executed.
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