Certified Personal Trainer CPT

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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CPT Cardio

The Right Way to Breathe During Exercise

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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How The Lungs Work If you are studying for your test, brushing up for your clients, or just plain curious, here's some key information on breathing to consider.
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CPT OPT Model

Breaking Down The Importance of Strength-Endurance Training

Ken Miller
Ken Miller
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Strength endurance training is one of the most underused formats of conditioning and one that can achieve multiple goals at the same time. After all, it's a huge component of the online NASM personal training course. Want to get the heart rate up and ...
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CPT

Heart of the Matter: Fit or Not

Nino Magaddino 0
Fit or not, pay attention to the warning signs your heart is giving you. Your life depends on it. Even as "fit" fitness professionals, we are not immune to heart disease. Here's how this NASM Master Trainer found out.
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CPT Fitness

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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CPT

Resting Metabolic Rate: How to Calculate and Improve Yours

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Mention the term ‘metabolism’ and it captures attention given how obsessed many of us have become over calories. As a certified personal trainer, this is a topic you may get asked about from time to time. To the general public, boosting your metabolism ...
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CPT Workout Plans Exercise Library

9 Arm Exercises for Definition & Strength

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
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Are you looking for stronger, more defined arms — the type of arms you can show off? If toned and sculpted arms are what you’re looking for, try these strength training arm exercises.
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CPT Workout Plans Exercise Library

Sagittal, Frontal and Transverse Plane: Movements and Exercises

Andrew Payne
Andrew Payne
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We live in a three-dimensional world. Our bodies need the ability to move in all three dimensions. Poor range of motion and instability in just a single joint can cause over compensation. These alternate movement patterns can lead to chronic pain and ...
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CPT social media

Three Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Social Media Manager For Your Fitness Business

Amanda Vogel, MA 0
There’s nothing wrong with delegating your social media posting to someone else. Just be sure that person or agency is qualified. When hiring someone to help you with your fitness brand’s content and direction on social media, ask a lot of questions. ...
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CPT

Exercise Progressions and Regressions: How To's of Scaling Movement

Ken Miller
Ken Miller
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“You need good form,” or “technique is everything” are just a couple of the staple statements you hear fitness professionals and strength coaches say. This is what personal trainers are known and hired for, making sure that the client is using good ...
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