CPT NASM

What's Your Fitness Niche?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
More and more fitness professionals are targeting specific demographic groups - from road warriors to dog lovers to cancer survivors and patients. Does it work? Trainers reveal the rewards—and the challenges.
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CES CPT Sports Performance

NASM Master Instructor Craig Couillard has achieved a career of Olympic proportions.

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Dr. Craig Couillard, D.C., CMT, CCSP®, ICCSP, CSCS, CES and PES has a string of titles behind his name so impressive, it’s attracted the notice of world-class athletes. In addition to owning the Lake Marion Chiropractic Center in Minnesota, Couillard ...
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CES Workout Plans Joint Health

Squat Form - What Does It Tell Us? Part 2

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA |
Assessing this full body movement provides a foundation for designing a client’s exercise program. See how to use the results of a squat assessment to incorporate corrective exercise strategies and potentially lower injury risks.
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CPT Fitness Personal Trainer Marketing

An Insider’s Guide to Outdoor Training Sessions

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio |
Looking to grow your business? Just add fresh air and sunshine! Outdoor training sessions offer trainers a change of scenery, a return to simpler exercises, and a new way to appeal to clients. To help you avoid potential pitfalls, we asked NASM Master ...
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Sports Performance Training Benefits Nutrition

Can Superfoods Equal Super Performance?

Emily Bailey |
Meet three of today’s superfood darlings: açai berries, beetroot juice, and curcumin. What does the research say regarding their impact on athletic performance, recovery, and overall health? Here’s the delicious news.
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Personal Trainer Marketing

How to Market Your Fitness Business

Sean Greeley
Sean Greeley |
Whether you’re a new business owner or you’re looking to boost your current revenue, a solid advertising plan can result in a huge payoff for your fitness business. While this can bring in some serious income, it doesn’t take a major financial investment ...
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CES CPT Workout Plans Joint Health

Squat Form – What does it tell us? Part 1

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA |
The ability to perform a squat, goblet squat, partial squat, you name it, is an essential primal movement in life we must all be able to do, whether you are 8 or 80 years old. When we think of a squat, most of us associate the move with weight training ...
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Fitness Nutrition

10 Brain Boosting Foods and Strategies

Geoff Lecovin |
What is one of the best choices you can make to nourish, protect and boost brain power? A simple and easy to implement answer to this question is to eat more unprocessed whole foods, which are naturally full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and ...
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American Fitness Magazine Joint Health

How to Prevent Swimmer's Shoulder

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA |
Originally appeared in the 2016 summer issue of American Fitness Magazine. Shoulder pain is the most common complaint among swimmers, both competitive and recreational, with prevalence ranging from 40 to 91%.1 This is partly due to the repetitive nature ...
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Fitness Nutrition

Probiotics: Can They Help With Workouts and Weight Loss?

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio |
There's plenty of buzz about healthy bacteria in some yogurts, supplements, and other foods. The stories range from study results to scam warnings. Here, two NASM experts clear up confusion and offer a few surprising options of foods that contain ...
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