CPT Youth Fitness

Family Fitness: 5 Easy Exercises Tips to Keep a Family Well

Katrina Pilkington
Katrina Pilkington |
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 |
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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CPT

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Fitness Goals to Overcome Mental Hurdles

Cherilyn McLester, PhD
Cherilyn McLester, PhD |
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

NASM |
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 |
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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CPT Research Study Workout Plans

Squat Stance: Neutral, Squeeze, and Outward Squat (Article Review)

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Squat mechanics are very highly debated amongst fitness professionals and corrective exercise experts.  Performing an internet search of “squat form” will turn up a plethora of results including focusing most on squat depth and lifting the most weight ...
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CPT Sports Performance

Sports Performance: 8 Reasons to Train Athletes

Alyssa Parten
Alyssa Parten |
Learning how to coach an athlete through strength and conditioning is far more complicated than training general population clientele and, arguably, more fulfilling. There are many more factors, modalities, thinking, and planning strategies involved with ...
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CPT Workout Plans Main Featured Post Recovery

6 Ways to Overcome Burnout from Exercising at Home

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
Overcoming burnout is an important aspect of healthy workout recovery. See our hub on workout recovery to learn much more.  When fitness centers closed mid-March in response to COVID-19, many regular gym goers were tasked with converting gym routines to ...
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CPT

NASM-CPT (Q&A) WITH Erin Calderone

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Each month, we'll shine the spotlight on different NASM Certified Personal Trainers who makes a difference in their community. This month, we spoke spent time talking with Erin Calderone an NASM-CPT and an AFAA-CGFI. She is a Kinesiology professor at ...
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CPT

NASM-CPT (Q&A) with Tyler Grayson

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 makes a difference in their community. For July, we spoke with Tyler Grayson an NASM-CPT and CNC. She is a equestrian who battled and overcame a brain tumor and ...
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