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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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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness Fitness Tips American Fitness Magazine Fall 2019

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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Overactive and Underactive Muscles Part 2: Excessive Forward Lean and Low Back Arch

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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You asked for it – you got it! This is part two of three episodes (listen to part one here) where the topic of over- and underactive muscles will be discussed. This episode will cover two common movement compensations in the overhead squat assessment:
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How to Perform an Overhead Squat Assessment (OSA)

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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As a CPT, in order to develop a solid program for clients, you must first take them through a complete assessment battery.  The information you collect from flexibility, strength, performance, postural and cardiovascular testing of clients will help you ...
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Abdominal Hollowing Vs. Bracing

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Abdominal hollowing (or the draw-in maneuver) and abdominal bracing are both incorporated by therapists, trainers, and other exercise specialists to benefit persons with lumbar instability (Vaičienė, Berškienė, Slapsinskaite, Mauricienė, & Razon, 2018). ...
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The NASM-CPT Podcast: Bones!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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This episode is a review of the skeletal systems. Anatomy only! No ROM or joint actions. Today Rick talks about the bones themselves, names, locations, and mnemonics to help remember and recall their names. This is a high-level overview, so we will just ...
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Playspan – Tapping into the Power of Exercise + Intentional Nutrition

Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
Kat Barefield MS, RDN, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, ACSM-HFS
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Lifespan, Healthspan and Playspan Humans are living longer than ever before with the help of modern medicine, science, technology, and access to adequate nutrition. Although the human lifespan can now extend past the century mark, healthspan, which is ...
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5 Tips for a Fit and Healthy Brain

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Keeping our brains healthy is a trending topic that is surely grabbing our attention and the attention of our family, friends and clients. We’re all looking for ways to maintain our brain function and avoid such devastating diseases like Alzheimer’s and ...
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Stay Fit This Winter With Cross-Country Skiing

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The terrain is changing; leaves have fallen, the weather is colder and for many, snow is finally covering the ground indicating the winter season is upon us. For those who enjoy exercising outdoors, you’ve become somewhat limited with the activities you ...
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Four Surprising Energy Sources to Combat Fatigue

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Fatigue might feel as if it begins in the body, but the mind plays a key role. Though we tend to blame our bodies for fatigue, the brain actually sets the pace of energy use and holds a little energy in reserve. Here are a few ways to help clients tap ...
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