CPT Fitness

Planning Training Around One’s Own Biological Clock for Peak Performance

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager
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The expression "training around the clock" has more scientific merit than many would expect. Typically, it's used to refer to the daily grind of balancing training with work, meal preparation for training, and finding time to recover.  
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CPT Fitness HIIT NASM CPT Podcast

The NASM-CPT Podcast: The One Where We Talk HIIT and SIT

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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In this episode, Rick discusses the differences in Sprint Interval Training (SIT) and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and the benefits of both including:
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CPT Fitness Behavior Change

One Thought-Provoking Question to Ask Clients to Help Them Change Behavior

Justin Kompf
Justin Kompf
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Most personal trainers, at some point, will have a consultation with a client who has a weight loss goal. For a few weeks, I had one of my clients message me everything they ate along with their exercise routine outside of the gym. We're talking times, ...
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Fitness

Your Two Brains: How They Influence Your Health Decisions

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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A hypothetical person, we will call him Justin, has a thought: he will wake up at 6:00 a.m. and go to the gym. He closes his eyes to sleep, filled with great intentions to exercise the next day. He even sets his alarm for 5:50 a.m. just in case.  In ...
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CPT Fitness NASM Edge

Introducing NASM-CPT EXAM PREP, available exclusively on the EDGE App

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Getting ready for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer Exam? Running out of favors asking your significant other/roommate/relative/friend/all of the above to help you with exam prep? Reached both ends of the Internet searching for study tips and tricks? 
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Fitness Nutrition

5 Things You Need to Know About Your Metabolism

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Become an expert in metabolism, diets, and a whole range of nutritional components with a Nutrition Certification from NASM.  We often hear people say, “I have a slow metabolism” or “they just have a fast metabolism,” and we all nod our head in ...
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Fitness Joint Health

Exercises for Knee Pain

Adam Annaccone
Adam Annaccone
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Knee pain is common in physically active males and females. According to a new clinical guideline in the Journal of Sports Physical Therapy examining patellofemoral pain, approximately 25% of individuals will suffer from idiopathic (no specific onset) ...
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CPT Fitness NASM Edge American Fitness Magazine

Fitness Tech: It’s Time to Make It Your Business

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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As an early adopter of fitness technology, Ted Vickey, PhD, once conducted a survey of about 200 fitness professionals. “The thing that I found most shocking was that trainers use technology for themselves, but they don’t yet use it for their clients,” ...
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CPT Fitness Q & A

Certified Personal Trainer Q&A: Renee Pickett

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Each month, we'll shine the spotlight on a different NASM Certified Personal Trainer who's making a difference in their community. For November, we spoke with Renee Pickett, a Health and Fitness Motivational Speaker, a STRONG by Zumba Master Trainer, and ...
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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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