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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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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Certified Personal Trainer CPT

Top 5 Reasons to Become a Personal Trainer

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Many people get into the business of fitness because they already have a passion for working out. Being a personal trainer gives you easy access to workout facilities and the ability to still focus on your own fitness goals, essentially making the gym ...
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Certified Personal Trainer CPT Fitness

Best Advice from Successful NASM Personal Trainers

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Four NASM Certified Personal Trainer share what inspired them to become fitness professionals—and offer their best advice to help you find success in the new year.
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