Certified Personal Trainer NASM CPT Podcast

NASM Podcast: All About The Nervous System

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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On this episode, NASM Master Instructor Rick Richey helps you better understand the nervous system. What about the central nervous system helps make you a better trainer? Let Rick map it all out for you. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts including ...
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CES stretching Training Benefits Foam Rolling

Foam Rolling: Applying the Technique of Self-Myofascial Release

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Try out our free foam rolling course today and learn the importance of foam rolling! Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry. This effective and simple to do technique ...
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hips Corrective Exercise

How to Train the External Hip Rotators for Injury Prevention

Pete Holman 0
There are many strategies in the strength and conditioning community for training the hip, among them are: deadlifts, squats, power cleans, lunges, KB swings, hip thrusts, etc. These movements have proven to be an effective way to train the hip in the ...
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Fitness HIIT Main Featured Post spotlight

Exploring Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC): 'Burn Baby Burn!'

Geoff Lecovin 0
EPOC is the acronym for Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption. Many refer to it as the "afterburn." To better understand how EPOC works, let's review the basics of energy systems.
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heart rate spotlight Recovery

19 Signs of Overtraining: How to Avoid Excess Fatigue and OTS

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Are you giving workouts your all but getting less in return—or even backsliding? Does it seem like you’re always battling bronchitis, tendonitis, or another “itis”? Or maybe your usual over-the-top enthusiasm for workouts has faded to “barely there.”
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CPT spotlight OPT Model

An Explanation of the New Updates to The OPT™ Model

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
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Creating and modifying exercise programs for clients can be complicated because there are many variables to consider, including the client’s goals, tolerance for exercise, and unique physical abilities and medical history. Moreover, there are many ...
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CPT OPT Model

The Making of NASM's Most Revolutionary Personal Trainer Certification Ever

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Insider Tips from the NEW NASM-CPT—from the Experts who Authored It NASM didn’t just tread water in 2020. We dove into cutting-edge research on fitness (and education), floated new ideas for graphics and digital content, and immersed ourselves in the ...
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Fitness exercise science Bench Press

The Biomechanics of the Bench Press

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
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The bench press is a popular exercise and there is ample evidence describing its use for improving upper body muscular endurance, strength, muscle size, and power.
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Weight Loss

Five Ways to SPEED Up Your Metabolism

Geoff Lecovin 0
Are you feeling sluggish? Are you having difficulty losing weight? Maybe you should SPEED your metabolism. This blog post will show you 5 ways to do exactly that with the acronym SPEED, which stands for Sleep, Psychological Stress, Environment, Exercise, ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Workout Plans

The Anatomy of a Push-Up: Exploring Proper Push-up Form and Technique

Annie Malaythong 0
A push-up is an exercise you can do anytime, anywhere, but only if you learn the how, what, when, and why of it. Incredibly, this ONE exercise can help you torch calories, build and tone muscle, gain strength, and positively impact your overall fitness, ...
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