CPT American Fitness Magazine

How to Use NLP to Help Clients Overcome Obstacles

Joy Keller
Joy Keller
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It’s an hour before your session starts, and you get a text from your client Kelly, a 33-year-old mom of two who is 50 pounds overweight, has just been diagnosed as being prediabetic, and is trying to change her lifestyle. She’s late again. This is not ...
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CPT American Fitness Magazine OPT Model Recovery

Recovery and the NASM OPT™ Model

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Getting the most out of each workout requires more than just following a great training program. Consistent performance also requires an optimal balance between training and recovery. Mention the subject to most clients, though, and you’re likely to meet ...
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CPT Fitness NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: Exercise Programming and Periodization

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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This week we look at the differences between periodization, programming, and routines. These are often used interchangeably and should not be. There is a mean of delineating the three and refining not only how we speak to them, but also how we implement ...
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CPT Fitness NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: Live from Optima 2019 Conference

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Host Rick Richey takes the show on the road to answer listener questions live on tape from NASM and AFAA Optima 2019 Conference. 
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CPT Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

What Personal Trainers Wish Clients Knew About Nutrition

Andrea Cirignano 0
As a physical trainer, your clients hire you to help them reach a goal, and you commit just as much time and effort as (if not more than) they do. However, sometimes even the most dedicated clients are completely clueless when it comes to diet and ...
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CPT Fitness

Exercise Adherence Tips: Avoid Using the Words “I Should”

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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Exercise adherence and commitment vary from individual to individual. Some people have an easy time making exercise a regular habit, while others struggle to stay consistent and need a behavioral change. Some struggle due to barriers in their life ...
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CPT Fitness NASM CPT Podcast

Start Your First Personal Training Session with PAR-Q

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The first session with a new client (or as a new trainer) can be daunting. How do you start the session? What do we talk about? Should I refer them to a physician based on certain answers? What assessments should I perform?
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CPT Fitness wellness American Fitness Magazine

Emotions in Motion: Exercise as an Anxiety Intervention

Angie Miller, MS
Angie Miller, MS
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In the gym, we expect to use our body’s full range of motion. In life, we’re entitled to a full range of emotions, too. Provided we’re able to express and manage our emotions appropriately, this  is healthy. But for some people, emotions can affect ...
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CPT NASM CPT Podcast Muscles

Overactive and Underactive Muscles Part 3: Arms Fall Forward - Elevation - Forward Head

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The finale in this series of short/tight/overactive muscles and lengthened overactive muscles based on the overhead squat assessment! Since the release of our first episode in this series, we have had excellent feedback, including several teachers ...
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CPT Fitness American Fitness Magazine

The Transformation Specialist

Ryan Halvorson
Ryan Halvorson
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It’s a scene many personal trainers know well. You’re working with a client who feels defeated and wants to quit, and you have to show a little tough love. Chris Powell specializes in this. “Every time you tell me you can’t do something, I’m going to ...
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