Since the emergence of COVID 19, preventative measures to prevent sickness became everyone’s top priority. By this time, a lot of research has been conducted to identify the best ways to avoid serious complications from contracting this virus. So, is ...
The fitness professional may play a vital role in helping post-COVID-19 clients return to physical activity. COVID-19 can have a significant impact on an individual’s health resulting in possible long-term complications.
The COVID-19 virus can have a significant impact on an individual’s health and ability to exercise. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has noted 11 main COVID-19 symptoms: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, ...
Your client has just recovered from COVID-19 and is cleared by the medical professional to return to exercise. The client contacts you to schedule a training session.
As we consider setting personal resolutions for 2021, it is crucial to recognize that the goal-setting process and the behaviors are chosen to achieve those goals might look different this year due to the pandemic.
With COVID-19 numbers rising exponentially across the country, many avid fitness center enthusiasts might be concerned that their local fitness center will close again due to safety precautions and local regulatory guidelines.
“My whole schtick when I opened in 2013 was to provide the fitness industry’s first one-on-one personal training that’s done in a group setting,” says Donny Day, NASM-CPT, owner of Peak Zone Fitness in Lake Highlands, Texas.
Fitness professionals share their stories, surprises and successes—along with the best practices that have emerged from their need to pivot during the pandemic.
COVID-19 forced gym closures, which in turn disrupted sessions for many personal training clients. As a trainer, here are some specific ways the NASM Optimum Performance Training™ model can ease their minds as they gradually resume their routines.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, supplies of mission-critical personal protective equipment (PPE) have been in high demand. Through its donation to an organization called Direct Relief, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) is helping ...