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An Explanation of the New Updates to The OPT™ Model

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
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Creating and modifying exercise programs for clients can be complicated because there are many variables to consider, including the client’s goals, tolerance for exercise, and unique physical abilities and medical history. Moreover, there are many ...
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The Making of NASM's Most Revolutionary Personal Trainer Certification Ever

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Insider Tips from the NEW NASM-CPT—from the Experts who Authored It NASM didn’t just tread water in 2020. We dove into cutting-edge research on fitness (and education), floated new ideas for graphics and digital content, and immersed ourselves in the ...
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CPT hypertrophy OPT Model

Hypertrophy: Back to the Basics

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, CNC 5
Gains don’t happen overnight. It takes your muscles time to respond and adapt to stimuli. Discover the resistance training program variables that will develop the strength gains and growth you or your client may be looking for.
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How to Conduct a Fitness Consultation: Asking the Right Questions

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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The first initial consultation that I conducted was nerve-racking. As a brand new trainer, I stressed over making sure that I covered all of my bases in gathering the right amount of information during this initial session. It felt like so much ...
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CPT Fitness spotlight

Active Recovery Workouts: What to Do on Your Rest Day

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Recovery is important for getting the most out of your fitness programming and an essential component of a personal training education. I spend a decent amount of time talking with my clients about proper recovery techniques to avoid burnout and injury ...
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CPT's role within a circle of care

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills
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A client may have a wide range of wellness needs, and the Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) is just one member of a team that consists of medical and other allied health professionals and other supporting individuals working with a client to meet those ...
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CPT Personal Trainer Marketing

The Benefits of Personal Training With Multiple Revenue Streams

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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There is a wide range of benefits of having multiple streams of income regardless of your field. In the fitness industry, taking advantage of various streams of income can include numerous options. Over the years, I have implemented this strategy in my ...
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CPT Training Benefits American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Fall 2020

Muscle Clocks and The Value of Synchronized Training

Amy Ashmore, PhD
Amy Ashmore, PhD
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Many exercisers and athletes prefer to train at the same time every day. They may suggest a variety of reasons for this: That’s when they feel most awake, least hungry, most focused or least stressed.
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Certified Personal Trainer CPT Q & A

Q & A with Sal Stowers

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If you’re a fan of daytime television, you probably recognize Sal Stowers. She’s a regular on NBC’s Days of Our Lives, where she plays police detective Lani Price. As you'll see, though, that is just a small part of who she is and what she's passionate ...
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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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