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Personal Trainer Cheering on Client as She Does Box Jumps
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Strategies to Keep Clients Engaged A common misperception of fitness professionals is that we are merely rep counters, meaning that all we do is shuffle clients from one exercise to the next. Nothing could be further from the truth! The reality is that NASM Certified Personal Trainers have the skills

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Personal Trainer Taking Photo of Client
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Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. After “James” earned his exercise physiology degree, he was eager to get certified as a personal trainer and begin his career. A college athlete, he had dreams of putting clients through rigorous programs that yielded results, and he envisioned

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Shane Lee
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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 January, we spoke with Shane Lee, a race car driver who was recently certified as an NASM personal trainer.  Here’s what Shane had to say about life in the

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 19
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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: “Help me better understand the planes of motion?” “If a client shows knee valgus, do

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 15
Certified Personal TrainerExercise Programming

Periodization and programming are not necessarily the same thing. Periodization is the cycles of training that take place. Often, we talk about macro, meso, and micro cycles. In sports, the periodization may include those concepts, but change based on the season: off-season, pre-season, in-season, and hopefully … post-season. Off-season may

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