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Certified Personal Trainer Q&A: Tyler Mahfet

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 (CPT) who’s making a difference in their community. For October, we spoke with Tyler Mahfet, a recently certified CPT. After suffering from anxiety and depression as a ...
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Overactive and Underactive Muscles Part 2: Excessive Forward Lean and Low Back Arch

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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You asked for it – you got it! This is part two of three episodes (listen to part one here) where the topic of over- and underactive muscles will be discussed. This episode will cover two common movement compensations in the overhead squat assessment:
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Habit Stacking – A Different Approach to Behavior Coaching

Josh Elsesser
Josh Elsesser
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As fitness professionals, it is our job and responsibility to provide the best opportunities for our clients to succeed in their goals. In addition to providing customized, individualized workout programs, many times, we seek to help change their ...
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What Type of Trainer Should You Be? Tips for Choosing a CPT Path

Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, Master Instructor
Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, Master Instructor
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Where do you even begin to look for a job as a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)? This is a common question when first starting out as a newly minted CPT. The good news is that there are more employment options available than you might think at first ...
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How to Perform an Overhead Squat Assessment (OSA)

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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As a CPT, in order to develop a solid program for clients, you must first take them through a complete assessment battery.  The information you collect from flexibility, strength, performance, postural and cardiovascular testing of clients will help you ...
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The Importance of Being Certified

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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As an independent gym owner, I get monthly inquiries from uncertified personal trainers who have been training for many … many… years that have decided not to renew their certification. Yet they still wish to train out of my facility. Below is a small ...
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Advice for Personal Trainers from 12 Fitness Pros

Pete McCall
Pete McCall
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It may seem as if looking good in tight clothes or thousands of Instagram followers are the requirements for success as a fitness professional. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Long term success in the fitness industry is not based on ...
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Abdominal Hollowing Vs. Bracing

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Abdominal hollowing (or the draw-in maneuver) and abdominal bracing are both incorporated by therapists, trainers, and other exercise specialists to benefit persons with lumbar instability (Vaičienė, Berškienė, Slapsinskaite, Mauricienė, & Razon, 2018). ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Q&A: Ashley Williams

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 September, we spoke with Ashley Williams NASM-CPT, FNS, and CES who overcame unthinkable obstacles, and in the process, ...
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Why Personal Training Certification is Necessary

Andrew Payne
Andrew Payne
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Being certified is imperative to safely and effectively design fitness programs that help clients achieve their goals.  The fitness industry continues to grow by leaps and bounds. These days, now more than ever before, people are recognizing the ...
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