CPT Fitness

Best Advice from Successful NASM Personal Trainers

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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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CPT Fitness

Mastering the Turkish Get-Up

Angie Miller, MS
Angie Miller, MS |
There are few training tools in the fitness mainstream that pique interest and create more discussion than a kettlebell exercise or workout. For some, an intimidating ball of iron, for others a versatile piece of equipment that with proper training can ...
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CPT Fitness Personal Trainer Marketing

5 Surefire Ways to Build a Client Base with Social Media

Amanda Vogel, MA |
It’s possible to build a strong client base via social media, but like any type of fitness marketing, it requires time and a little strategizing. Here are five ways to get more clients to meet you on social while also attracting new prospects there.
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Fitness Group Fitness

6 Steps to Set Yourself Apart from the Fitness Pack

Aubrey Worek |
In a world full of eye-catching, flashy, and often times over-the-top fitness professionals, how does one break out of the pack to gain a following in order to make a living in the fitness field? Start by following these six steps to establish your own ...
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CPT Fitness Senior Fitness Sports Performance

Balance Training for Seniors: Fall Prevention Exercise Tips

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
Falling can be a serious and life changing event, especially for older adults. There are some simple interventions that can help reduce the risk of falling, and exercise is one of them.
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CPT Fitness Personal Trainer Marketing

An Insider’s Guide to Outdoor Training Sessions

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio |
Looking to grow your business? Just add fresh air and sunshine! Outdoor training sessions offer trainers a change of scenery, a return to simpler exercises, and a new way to appeal to clients. To help you avoid potential pitfalls, we asked NASM Master ...
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Fitness Nutrition

10 Brain Boosting Foods and Strategies

Geoff Lecovin |
What is one of the best choices you can make to nourish, protect and boost brain power? A simple and easy to implement answer to this question is to eat more unprocessed whole foods, which are naturally full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and ...
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Fitness Nutrition

Probiotics: Can They Help With Workouts and Weight Loss?

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio |
There's plenty of buzz about healthy bacteria in some yogurts, supplements, and other foods. The stories range from study results to scam warnings. Here, two NASM experts clear up confusion and offer a few surprising options of foods that contain ...
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CES CPT Fitness Sports Performance

Understanding and Preventing Ankle Sprains Through Corrective Exercise

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA |
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries among physically active people accounting for an estimated 23,000 sprains -- daily --that are attributed to athletic activity. (1)
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CES Fitness stretching

Heart Opening Yoga Poses for Upper Crossed Syndrome

Laurel van den Cline |
Sitting up tall is a hard habit to learn. If you tend to round forward, a variety of postural issues can affect your musculoskeletal system, as seen with upper crossed syndrome. Whether you are sitting at a desk, driving your car, or texting on your ...
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