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The Integrated Flexibility Continuum (NASM CPT Podcast)

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
NASM provides an integrated model of flexibility that includes corrective, active, and functional flexibility categories. The specific techniques used within the Integrated Flexibility Continuum are as follows:
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Understanding How Personal Trainers are Compensated

Pete McCall
Pete McCall |
Thanks to social media, the explosive popularity of studio-based group workout programs, and the fact that many top actors work with a personal trainer to develop the sculpted physiques you see in the movies, many people are running away from their ...
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CPT Fitness NASM CPT Podcast Core Training

The NASM-CPT Podcast: Core Training Overview

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Even the biggest bodybuilder with the best set of “Abs” may have a weak core as storied in this episode of the NASM-CPT Podcast. Rick talks about the biggest person he’s ever met in real life and how his core stabilization system was … less than ...
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CPT Fitness

The Future of the Personal Trainer Job Market

Pete McCall
Pete McCall |
Here’s a little confession: before becoming a trainer, I was a history geek. Seriously, at one point, I thought about becoming a (cool) high school history teacher, which is why it’s fun for me to study the history of the fitness industry; because by ...
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CPT Fitness Q & A

CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER Q&A: Daniel Stein

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Each month, we’ll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who’s making a difference in their community. For August, we spoke with Daniel Stein, NASM-CPT, and founder of Special Strong, a company that helps children and adults ...
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: Bones!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
This episode is a review of the skeletal systems. Anatomy only! No ROM or joint actions. Today Rick talks about the bones themselves, names, locations, and mnemonics to help remember and recall their names. This is a high-level overview, so we will just ...
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CPT Weight Loss exercise science

Resting Metabolic Rate: How to Calculate and Improve Yours

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Mention the term ‘metabolism’ and it captures attention given how obsessed many of us have become over calories. As a nutrition coach or weight loss specialist, this is a topic you may get asked about from time to time. To the general public, boosting ...
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CPT Fitness Youth Fitness

Exercise for Kids: Benefits, Risks & Exercise Tips

Adam Annaccone
Adam Annaccone |
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children and adolescents should participate in at least 60 minutes or more of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily (1). However, less than 24% of children ages 6-17 meet this daily ...
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CPT Personal Trainer Marketing

How to Build a Network That Will Consistently Deliver New Clients

Sean Greeley
Sean Greeley |
The strength of your business is equal to the strength of your network. Here’s what I mean… Many fitness professionals and personal trainers invest huge amounts of time learning their craft. They work hard to get certified, and then want to get down to ...
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THE NASM-CPT PODCAST: How to Remember the Names of the Muscles

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
One of the most common questions I get after a workshop is “how do you remember the names of all those muscles?” So, today we discuss anatomical words for muscles and from where they are derived. It’s important to learn the language of your profession ...
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