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What Type of Trainer Should You Be? Tips for Choosing a CPT Path

Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, Master Instructor
Rich Fahmy, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, Master Instructor
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Where do you even begin to look for a job as a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)? This is a common question when first starting out as a newly minted CPT. The good news is that there are more employment options available than you might think at first ...
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Overactive and Underactive Muscles: FEET TURN OUT - KNEES MOVE IN

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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According to listener feedback and requests, a discussion on over- and underactive muscles was the most popular request. This is part 1 of 3 episodes where this topic will be discussed. This episode will cover two common movement compensations in the ...
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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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The Importance of Being Certified

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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As an independent gym owner, I get monthly inquiries from uncertified personal trainers who have been training for many … many… years that have decided not to renew their certification. Yet they still wish to train out of my facility. Below is a small ...
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Advice for Personal Trainers from 12 Fitness Pros

Pete McCall
Pete McCall
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It may seem as if looking good in tight clothes or thousands of Instagram followers are the requirements for success as a fitness professional. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Long term success in the fitness industry is not based on ...
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Fitness Weight Loss Nutrition

3 Simple Rules for Helping Clients with Safe and Healthy Weight Loss

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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In an era of catchy blogs, celebrity diets, weight loss surgeries, and access to all of the world’s information at your fingertips, managing a client's expectations for safe and healthy weight loss can be a challenge. Despite these challenges, the amount ...
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Fitness muscle recovery

What Difference Does Recovery Time Make in Strength Training Performance?

Tony Nunez
Tony Nunez
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This is part 2 of a 3 part Q&A series that answers: What does current research tell us about aerobic fitness and metformin, strength training recovery times, and obesity intervention methods? Part 1: Can metformin have a negative impact on ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Q&A: Ashley Williams

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 September, we spoke with Ashley Williams NASM-CPT, FNS, and CES who overcame unthinkable obstacles, and in the process, ...
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Fitness Personal Trainer Marketing

Sharpen Your Focus to Attract the Best Personal Training Leads

Sean Greeley
Sean Greeley
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The Integrated Flexibility Continuum (NASM CPT Podcast)

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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NASM provides an integrated model of flexibility that includes corrective, active, and functional flexibility categories. The specific techniques used within the Integrated Flexibility Continuum are as follows:
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