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NASM Guide to Pushups (Part 5): Building Maximal Strength and Power with Pushups

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Welcome to part 5 of our push-ups series! If you’ve been following along, then you’ve already read about the importance of form and how to perform a push-up, ways to program and progress the push-up in Phases 1-3 of the OPT Model, and the importance of ...
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NASM Guide to Push-ups (Part 4): Strength and Hypertrophy

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Can pushups build muscle mass and be incorporated into strength training? Yes! In part 3 of this series, we explored different variations of the push-up and how to progress the push-up in Phase 1 of the OPT Model, Stabilization Endurance Training, using ...
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Periodization Training Simplified: Your Guide to the Cycles and Phases

Andre Adams
Andre Adams
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Have you ever wondered how elite trainers leverage periodization and programming to maximize results?
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OPT™ Model PHASE 5: POWER TRAINING

Jace Fuchs 0
In previous articles, we examined the first four phases of the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model. We are now onto the last level and phase of the OPT model: Phase 5 Power Training. Before jumping into the specifics of Phase 5, let’s briefly review ...
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Phase 4 of the OPT™ Model: Maximal Strength Training:

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The Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model is a proven training system for CPTs that can help any client reach any goal safely and effectively. It is a system based on human movement science and integrated training principles and validated in research ...
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Phase 3 of the OPT™ Model Explained: Muscular Development

Jace Fuchs 0
Moving along in our discussion of the different phases of the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model, next, we have Phase 3 Muscular Development Training. Phase 3 is the second phase of the Strength Level of the OPT model. As a quick reminder, the OPT ...
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An Explanation of The 2nd Phase of the OPT™ Model

Jace Fuchs 0
Continuing our discussion of the different phases of training from the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) Model, next, we will be covering Phase 2 of the OPT Model titled Strength Endurance Training. This phase acts as a bridge between our focus on ...
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OPT™ Model Phase 1: Updates to Stabilization Endurance Training

Jace Fuchs 0
Program design does not need to be a complicated process. As personal trainers or other fitness professionals, when we truly understand our clients' goals and the function of different acute variables (e.g., sets, repetitions, rest periods, intensity), ...
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An Explanation of the New Updates to The OPT™ Model

Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CNC, CES, PES
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Creating and modifying exercise programs for clients can be complicated because there are many variables to consider, including the client’s goals, tolerance for exercise, and unique physical abilities and medical history. Moreover, there are many ...
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The Making of NASM's Most Revolutionary Personal Trainer Certification Ever

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Insider Tips from the NEW NASM-CPT—from the Experts who Authored It NASM didn’t just tread water in 2020. We dove into cutting-edge research on fitness (and education), floated new ideas for graphics and digital content, and immersed ourselves in the ...
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