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NASM CPT Podcast

NASM CPT Podcast. Ep 21
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The human body consists of primarily two types of muscle fibers: type I and type II. Type II fibers have two subcategories: IIa and IIx. These fibers have different characteristics, capacities, and traits: Fast vs. Slow contractile speeds Aerobic vs. anaerobic High vs low mitochondrial density Color variations Etc. With

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 20: Stabilization Endurance Training
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This episode discusses the Stabilization Endurance Training phase of the OPT™ Model. In this session, there is a discussion about all the components leading up to resistance training which include: Flexibility (SMR and static stretching) Core Balance Reactive training SAQ Rick Richey answers questions such as: “Why does NASM suggest

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 19
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In this episode, Rick Richey doesn’t just focus on one topic but covers several questions that listeners have submitted over the past few months. Here are a few questions that get addressed during this episode: “Help me better understand the planes of motion?” “If a client shows knee valgus, do

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Ep. 18: Keys to a Successful Training Business
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Some personal trainers have an impressive list of credentials but a small client base, while others aren’t as educated but are always booked. What’s the difference between them? In this episode, Rick Richey discusses how to find the balance between these two types of trainers. Learn what it takes to

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Ep. 17 of The NASM-CPT Podcast
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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: Time efficiency Health and fitness benefits Aerobic and anaerobic performance Better fat oxidation Lower blood pressure Increased insulin sensitivity Optimized hormonal responses Weight loss Decreased in abdominal

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