CPT

Fitness Resume Writing for Trainers

Stacey Penney
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Stacey Penney MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS Fitness professionals need to understand the importance of a well-written resume. It doesn't matter if you’re applying at a local health club, university, or sports ...
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Research Study Nutrition

Dark Chocolate Nutrition Facts: The Delicious Truth About Dark Chocolate

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Have you ever wondered if dark chocolate is actually heart healthy? According to many news reports, dark chocolate appears to have many properties to help combat heart disease (1). Can this actually be true or ...
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Q & A

Training and Relationships: An Interview with Gabby Reece

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
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Does training with your romantic partner benefit high-level athletes and personal trainers? Get the inside scoop from NASM-CPT and pro-athlete Gabby Reece on training with her surfing-legend husband Laird Hamilton.
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Workout Plans

Mixed Phase Winter Sports Circuit

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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Incorporate the Rush of Winter Sports into Client Workouts How can you translate the excitement and appeal of winter sports into your client’s workouts? How about incorporating winter sports training moves into a themed circuit using a mixed phase ...
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Sports Performance

Train Like an Elite Winter Athlete

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES The first Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC on the plains of Olympia (1). This year some of the world’s greatest athletes will gather to compete for winter gold. While much has changed since the ancient ...
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Nutrition

Recommended Daily Water Intake for Health and Performance

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
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Just how much water should you drink on a daily basis? Does the food you eat count toward this amount? Do you need as much water when exercising in the cold as you would in the heat? Will drinking water speed weight loss? Does dehydration affect athletic ...
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Workout Plans

Running Pain: When Mileage and Dysfunction Meet

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
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By Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS Running tops the charts as one of the most popular fitness activities. According to Running USA, women are out-participating men in road races at every distance except the full marathon. Even for teens it is ...
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Fitness Holidays Weight Loss Nutrition

Simple Nutritional Strategies – Part 1

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
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We all know the holidays are a time where we find it hard to resist the temptations of over-indulging, often leading to feelings of guilt, anger and disappointment if we lose the battle of the bulge. So what do many of us do?
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Fitness

Training in Cold Environments: 5 Tips for Surving Freezing Temps

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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By Sam Hutchison CES, CPT, NASM-CPT The seasons have changed, and for some of us it means below freezing temperatures and snow on the ground—not the most ideal conditions for exercising and physical activity. Fortunately, you don’t have to limit yourself ...
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Nutrition

Caffeine and Exercise: Benefits for Performance

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
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Caffeine has become a regular part of our daily diets, found in items such as chocolate, coffee, tea, and soda, even over-the-counter medications, supplements and cosmetics. It stimulates the central nervous system, heart, and musculoskeletal system (1). ...
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