Certified Personal Trainer CPT

How to Build An Affordable Home Gym

Pete McCall
Pete McCall
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It’s incredible how a microscopic virus has created such rapid cultural change in such a short period. The public health orders for social distancing and shelter in place have resulted in the closure of fitness facilities and left many exercise ...
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How to Make Proper Tax Deductions as a Fitness Professional

Pat Darby, CFP®, EA
Pat Darby, CFP®, EA
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Imagine that you have a new client who is feeling overweight. As a personal trainer, would you have them sit in a sauna and sweat out five pounds, or teach them how to lose five pounds of fat? This is similar to the sort of advice you may receive when ...
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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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How to Understand a Fitness Research Paper

Jennifer Klau
Jennifer Klau
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Published research can sound as though it’s written in a different language. If you can’t understand the title of a paper, you may think it won’t get any better if you read on. As a result, many people never read beyond the abstract, which summarizes the ...
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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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Stabilization Endurance: 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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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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