Certified Personal Trainer Fitness NASM CPT Podcast

THE NASM-CPT PODCAST: How to Remember the Names of the Muscles

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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One of the most common questions I get after a workshop is “how do you remember the names of all those muscles?” So, today we discuss anatomical words for muscles and from where they are derived. It’s important to learn the language of your profession ...
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Fitness wellness American Fitness Magazine

Well Enough to Serve

Lawrence Biscontini, MA 0
Our fitness careers demand an almost nonstop service-oriented approach to work. ­Unfortunately, constantly empowering other people’s wellness can leave us feeling empty, which is why I often tell people I mentor, “We can’t serve tea from an empty teapot.”
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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness NASM CPT Podcast

THE NASM-CPT PODCAST: General Adaptation Syndrome and SAID Principles

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Your body is apt at dealing with stress and will make adjustments as needed to cope. General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) allows us to look at the introduction of stress to our system and a spectrum of our body’s ability to deal with it. The levels of the ...
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Fitness indoor cycling

11 Reasons Why Personal Trainers Should Teach Indoor Cycling

Aimee Nicotera 3
“Teach Indoor Cycling?  Who, me? I don’t think so. I’m a trainer!” It isn’t uncommon to hear of group fitness departments being at odds with personal training teams. A trainer who is well-versed in both Group Fitness and Personal Training can help bridge ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness American Fitness Magazine

Rhabdomyolysis: What Every Fitness Pro Needs to Know

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Vu Nguyen was strong and fit. He didn’t drink or smoke. But on a sweltering July day in 2018, the 50-year-old Cleveland police officer collapsed during a 1.5-mile run that was part of a training exercise.
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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness NASM CPT Podcast OPT Model

The NASM-CPT Podcast: Introducing the OPT™ Model

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The OPT Model, or Optimum Performance Training Model, is a fitness training system developed by NASM. The OPT Model is based on scientific evidence and principles that progresses an individual through five training phases: stabilization ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Fitness American Fitness Magazine

Working Through Cancer: Exercise as a Part of Recovery

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Cancer is serious business. It is second only to heart disease as Americans’ leading cause of death, and more than 1.7 million new cases of cancer are expected to be diagnosed ...
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Fitness Nutrition

Body Types: How to Train & Diet for Your Body Type

Andrew Payne
Andrew Payne
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Do you have trouble losing body fat, yet seem to gain it after even the smallest slip up with your diet? Or does it feel like you can eat for days without gaining an ounce? It could have something to do with your current body type. But is it really that ...
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Fitness social media

Could You Be a Social Media Fitness Micro-Influencer?

Amanda Vogel, MA 0
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Certified Personal Trainer CES Fitness Corrective Exercise

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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What is thoracic outlet syndrome? Are there assessments that personal trainers can consider to identify it, and can corrective exercise programming help?
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