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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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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

Muscle Clocks: The Importance 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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Family Fitness: 5 Easy Exercises Tips to Keep a Family Well

Katrina Pilkington
Katrina Pilkington
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We can teeter on using the term "fit" to refer to a family's health and wellbeing, but that can all-too-often encompass a notion that a family's goals are performative. Being WELL is the goal.
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CPT Advice Master Instructor Roundtable

Master Instructors of the Month - September 2020

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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NASM and AFAA are stewards of what it means to be the best and brightest in fitness and wellness. Both brands are focused on building a diverse and unique community dedicated to creating a better and brighter future in the industry.  
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Setting S.M.A.R.T. Fitness Goals to Overcome Mental Hurdles

Cherilyn McLester, PhD
Cherilyn McLester, PhD
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Exercise is often associated with physical exertion and adaptations such as weight loss, improved athletic performance, and increased strength. However, one thing that these variables all have in common is that they are not mindless.
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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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CPT Personal Trainer Marketing

How to Price Your Personal Training & Fitness Services

Katrina Pilkington
Katrina Pilkington
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As a personal trainer, forming your own fitness business can come with its fair share of challenges. Ensuring your marketing is on par with the vision you have for your business is an important facet of a thriving personal training practice.
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