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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 20: Stabilization Endurance Training
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

This episode discusses the Stabilization Endurance Training phase of the OPT™ Model. In this session, there is a discussion about all the components leading up to resistance training which include: Flexibility (SMR and static stretching) Core Balance Reactive training SAQ Rick Richey answers questions such as: “Why does NASM suggest

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 15
Certified Personal TrainerExercise Programming

Periodization and programming are not necessarily the same thing. Periodization is the cycles of training that take place. Often, we talk about macro, meso, and micro cycles. In sports, the periodization may include those concepts, but change based on the season: off-season, pre-season, in-season, and hopefully … post-season. Off-season may

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The NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 14
Certified Personal TrainerExercise ProgrammingFitness

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 them. Briefly, the following are discussed: Periodization

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessTraining Benefits

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that impairs the body’s ability to either produce or effectively use insulin, a key hormone for moving glucose from the bloodstream to the working muscles. It is currently ranked as the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, with type 2 diabetes accounting for

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