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 has many benefits. Stretching 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 ...
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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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NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast: Exercise Technique & Training Instruction – Part II

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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    Rick Richey explores the second half of this two-part series, reviewing this key domain of CPT-7.
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Career Guidance spotlight

Expand Your Career! Become a Multiple Sclerosis Fitness Specialist

Carol Ann 0
The health and fitness industry is constantly evolving with new scientific research and education released regularly. Currently, the medical fitness track is on the precipice of explosion and expansion. Therefore, obtaining your personal training or ...
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NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast: Exercise Technique & Training Instruction – Part I

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Master Instructor Rick Richey continues his in-depth reviews of the testing domains for the CPT-7 model.   This episode details the fifth domain, with a wide-ranging emphasis on integrated training principles, fundamental movement patterns, rest ...
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wellness spotlight Youth Fitness

Youth Obesity: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Pete Guzman 0
This sentiment in the title from Benjamin Franklin is as true today as ever, especially when it comes to fitness and health. The past 50 years have seen a nearly triple increase in obesity rates for adults and youths, costing the American people $147 ...
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NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast: NASM-CPT 7 Program Designs – Special Populations

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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  In this NASM-CPT Podcast, Rick Richey continues his discussion in Domain IV with an emphasis on special populations.
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CPT spotlight

CPR Steps: How to Do CPR Safely and Effectively as a Personal Trainer

American Safety Training Institute 0
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation abbreviated as CPR is an emergency procedure that is applied on individuals whose heart and lung function has stopped, or when the heart is unable to pump blood effectively around the body, such person is said to be in ...
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NASM CPT Podcast

NASM-CPT Podcast: NASM-CPT 7 Program Design – The OPT Model

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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  Master Instructor Rick Richey reviews the Optimum Performance Training Model which, in many ways, serves as NASM’s anchor.
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Workout Plans spotlight Hypertrophy

Progressive Overload Explained: Grow Muscle & Strength Today

Andre Adams
Andre Adams
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With any training regimen the body is always in a state of adaptation. To continuously improve performance over time, your training must be modified to increase the acute variables and progressively overload the muscles.
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