CPT Fitness

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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Fitness NASM CPT Podcast

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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CPT Fitness NASM CPT Podcast

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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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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CPT Fitness NASM CPT Podcast

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, ...
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CPT Fitness stretching NASM CPT Podcast

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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Fitness American Fitness Magazine Behavior Change

Behavior Change Theory: Help Clients Stick With Their Program

Maria Luque, PhD 0
Stephanie is your newest fitness client. She’s 42 years old and works 50 hours a week as a certified public accountant. She would like to quit smoking, give up junk food and get active—all the foundations of a healthy lifestyle.
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CPT Fitness NASM CPT Podcast Core Training

The NASM-CPT Podcast: Core Training Overview

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Even the biggest bodybuilder with the best set of “Abs” may have a weak core as storied in this episode of the NASM-CPT Podcast. Rick talks about the biggest person he’s ever met in real life and how his core stabilization system was … less than ...
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CPT Fitness

The Future of the Personal Trainer Job Market

Pete McCall
Pete McCall
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Here’s a little confession: before becoming a trainer, I was a history geek. Seriously, at one point, I thought about becoming a (cool) high school history teacher, which is why it’s fun for me to study the history of the fitness industry; because by ...
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Fitness wellness

Tips to Incorporate Mindful Breaks from Technology

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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With the growing utilization of technology in both personal and professional life, there seems to be less time to “just be” without a plethora of stimuli around us. Between computer use at work, smartphone use in our personal life, and the popularity of ...
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