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Typical Day in the Life of an NASM Personal Trainer

Pete McCall
Pete McCall
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The life of a personal trainer can look glamorous. You are wearing athletic clothing all day, making ultra-fit people sweaty, posting cool looking videos on social media, and generally having a positive impact on society by making the world a healthier ...
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The Comprehensive Guide to Correctly Coaching Exercises

Justin Kompf
Justin Kompf
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One of the requirements for a coach to be “good” is their ability to relay information to a client so that they can correctly and comfortably execute strength training movements. The inability to do this contributes to incorrect form, which in turn ...
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NASM's Optimum Performance Training

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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New clients, or even those that you’ve been working with for some time, can all benefit from focusing some of their training on stabilization work. Without a strong structural base to move from, how can we continue to build upon our foundation or safely ...
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Heart of the Matter: Fit or Not

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Fit or not, pay attention to the warning signs your heart is giving you. Your life depends on it. Even as "fit" fitness professionals, we are not immune to heart disease. Here's how this NASM Master Trainer found out.
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Methods for Training Athletes: Build on Strengths & Bring Up Weaknesses

Sam Arnold
Sam Arnold
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WHY SHOULD ATHLETES TRUST THEIR PERSONAL TRAINER? Working with an athlete to achieve on-field success can be one of the most intimidating and complicated tasks for a young trainer to master. There are so many training methods available that “analysis ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Q&A: Shane Lee

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Each month, we’ll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who’s making a difference in their community. For December, we spoke with Shane Lee, a race car driver who was recently certified as an NASM personal trainer. Here’s ...
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: The Listener Question Episode

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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In this episode, Rick Richey doesn’t just focus on one topic but covers several questions that listeners have submitted over the past few months. Here are a few questions that get addressed during this episode:
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Planning Training Around One’s Own Biological Clock for Peak Performance

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager
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The expression "training around the clock" has more scientific merit than many would expect. Typically, it's used to refer to the daily grind of balancing training with work, meal preparation for training, and finding time to recover.  
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: The One Where We Talk HIIT and SIT

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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In this episode, Rick discusses the differences in Sprint Interval Training (SIT) and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and the benefits of both including:
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One Thought-Provoking Question to Ask Clients to Help Them Change Behavior

Justin Kompf
Justin Kompf
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Most personal trainers, at some point, will have a consultation with a client who has a weight loss goal. For a few weeks, I had one of my clients message me everything they ate along with their exercise routine outside of the gym. We're talking times, ...
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