Women's Fitness NASM-PES

Weight-Lifting for Women: Why Women Should Lift

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Weight-lifting was historically an exercise modality that women shied away from for fear of being "too masculine" or "getting too big." Female strength sports did not become fully recognized until the 1970s and 1980s with the recognition of female ...
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NASM-PES

Strength Training Principles: How to Educate New Clients Effectively

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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As trainers and fitness professionals, it is essential to remember that every client and member we work with starts their strength training journey with a different baseline and understanding of strength training principles and best practices. Many ...
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CPT Sports Performance NASM-PES

Sports Performance: 8 Reasons to Train Athletes

Alyssa Parten
Alyssa Parten
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Learning how to coach an athlete through strength and conditioning is far more complicated than training general population clientele and, arguably, more fulfilling. There are many more factors, modalities, thinking, and planning strategies involved with ...
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CPT Fitness Workout Plans NASM-PES

Understanding Muscle Atrophy: Use It or Lose It

Jerod Langness, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, WLS, Master Trainer 2
It is often said, “If you don’t use it, you lose it,” but it is rarely discussed what exactly “it” is. With our bodies being so complex it is important to have an understanding of what occurs when getting in shape and when we start down the ...
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Senior Fitness NASM-PES

Leveraging Your Training Skills for the Senior Fitness Market

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Age is more than a number- it’s an opportunity to serve a growing population. Every day we are bombarded with statistics on seniors and baby boomers, and the customer potential they can bring. But what do trainers (or club owners) need to consider before ...
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CPT Fitness Sports Performance NASM-PES

Give your athletes the competitive edge with the NASM-PES

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The NASM Performance Enhancement Specialization (NASM-PES) was developed to teach fitness professionals how to elevate an athlete’s training to achieve noticeable results while also decreasing the chance for injury. When working with athletes, the most ...
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Fitness Senior Fitness NASM-PES

Strength Against Alzheimer’s

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Exercise can improve the quality of life of those with Alzheimer’s disease—and even slow its progression. Here’s expert insight on motivating and managing clients with early onset and later stages.
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Sports Performance Workout Plans NASM-PES American Fitness Magazine

NASM OPT in Action: Sample Preseason Plans for High School Football and Tennis

Chris Ecklund, MA, NASM-PES, CSCS, USAW, TPI 0
Team and individual success for high-school athletes has its roots in the training that begins well before the season’s first match, meet or game. To help student athletes prepare to play their sport of choice, you’ll want to begin by doing some basic ...
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CPT Fitness NASM-PES

Fitness Evaluations: Keeping Goals on Track

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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How are those goals coming along? Setting a goal is about making changes, looking at what is -- in the here and now -- and what we want it to be. Creating and committing to the path to get there is what makes for the challenge. Regularly evaluating ...
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CPT Fitness Senior Fitness NASM-PES

Balance Training for Seniors: Fall Prevention Exercise Tips

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Falling can be a serious and life changing event, especially for older adults. There are some simple interventions that can help reduce the risk of falling, and exercise is one of them.
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