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NASM: 30 Years of Fitness Industry Leadership

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Who is NASM and what have we been able to accomplish for personal trainers and the fitness industry? Take a trip with us down memory lane as we celebrate 30 strong years as a leader in personal training certification, education and the worldwide fitness ...
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Building Your Business with CES

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Did you know that personal trainers who have their NASM Corrective Exercise Specialization (CES) earn 48% more than the average personal trainer?1 That’s an amazing pay increase in an industry where your income is typically determined by the number of ...
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What's Your Fitness Niche?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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More and more fitness professionals are targeting specific demographic groups - from road warriors to dog lovers to cancer survivors and patients. Does it work? Trainers reveal the rewards—and the challenges.
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NASM Prepares You for a Career in Personal Training

Andrew Payne
Andrew Payne
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The all new Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) program from NASM has arrived, and we couldn’t be more excited to introduce it to you! Having been completely redesigned from the ground up, the new program not only readies members to take the accredited ...
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Implementing Resistance Training Modalities for Client Success

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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When you see a variety of different exercise equipment choices, do you feel like a kid in a candy shop? As a fitness professional or experienced gym-goer, all of these equipment options probably inspire you to try new moves and push your physical limits. ...
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Ergogenic Foods for Performance and Health

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In the field of sports nutrition, supplement companies proudly promote their products, claiming that they have the “magic bullet” for weight loss, weight gain and/or performance enhancement. Many of these products are costly, combined with a number of ...
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10 Exercise Workout for Skiers and Snowboarders

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Help your clients tackle green circles, blue squares, and black diamonds faster—and more safely—with this OPT™-based snow-sport plan.
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Diving Deeper into the Squat: Common Misconceptions

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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To this day, we still hear certain squat rules echoed over and over throughout gyms and health clubs by many fitness professionals that often sound contradictory. While some rules emerged through research, the origins of others may lie in folklore and ...
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Front Squat or Back Squat—Which Should You Choose?

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National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Brian Sutton MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Which is better, the front squat or the back squat? The answer to this ongoing debate depends heavily on the client.
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Boosting Brain Fitness – Understanding the Brain-Exercise Connection

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Neuroplasticity was a relatively unknown term until the 1970s when scientists began accepting the notion that our brain is a not a physiologically static organ, becoming fixed shortly after birth with approximately 100 billion neurons (nerve cells) (1, ...
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