CPT

How Becoming a Part-Time Personal Trainer Can Give You A Fresh Start

Angie Miller, MS
Angie Miller, MS
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Personal trainers are individuals who inspire, motivate, and guide others to achieve their fitness goals. It is a rewarding, highly-ranked career with immense job satisfaction (CNN Money, 2012).
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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 Behavior Change

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 home workouts

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 home workouts

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.
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CPT home workouts

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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CPT hips

Hip Impingement Unhinged: Mobilizing the Hamstrings and Pelvis

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Personal trainers will likely encounter a client with hip impingement as a training concern. Improve your client’s hip mobility with these stretching and strengthening techniques, plus cueing advice for pelvic positioning.
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CPT Workout Plans

3 Steps to Creating Rotational Training Plans

Ken Miller
Ken Miller
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It's time to take a turn for the better with rotational training plans. These 3 steps will show you how to apply this directional change with all of your clients. As a personal trainer with experience in programming, now is the time to consider ...
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CPT

A Practical Approach to Training the Muscle Synergies

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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As is stated in the NASM CPT personal trainer course, Muscles don’t work alone to create movement. They work together in synergies to create coordinated movements. Here we’ll identify the four muscle subsystems, discover how these synergies work ...
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CPT Periodization

Exercise Progressions: Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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If you’re a physical trainer, and you are using the calendar to progress clients, it’s time to think about digging deeper into the how and why of progressions. Understanding the phases of learning and the neural continuum can help you make ...
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