COVID-19 OPT Model

Return to Gym Plan: How to Tweak the NASM OPT™ Model for Clients

Kinsey Mahaffey 0
COVID-19 forced gym closures, which in turn disrupted sessions for many personal training clients. As a trainer, here are some specific ways the NASM Optimum Performance Training™ model can ease their minds as they gradually resume their routines.
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Weight Loss American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Spring 2020 OPT Model

Using the NASM OPT™ Model for Weight Loss

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS
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As seen in our weight loss specialization course, you can effectively utilize the OPT™ model for weight loss clients. Within this article from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Fitness Magazine, you will learn how!
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American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Spring 2019 OPT Model

Off to a Great Start: Phase 1 and the New (Novice) Client

Rick Richey, MS
Rick Richey, MS
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Originally appeared in the spring 2019 issue of the American Fitness Magazine. I was sweating profusely before I trained my first client, and it wasn’t from a workout. I was a nervous wreck, continually second-guessing what I was supposed to do. Would I ...
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CPT OPT Model

Using the NASM OPT™ Model for home workouts

Pete McCall
Pete McCall
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Life can be unpredictable; with the sudden disruption to daily life, many personal trainers are scrambling to find ways to deliver workouts to clients while practicing responsible social distancing safely.
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American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Fall 2017 OPT Model

Built to Order: Strength and Size Considerations

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Originally appeared in the fall 2017 issue of the American Fitness Magazine. The desire to increase muscle size and strength have inspired their fair share of fads and pseudoscience, promising impressive gains if you do this or buy that. There is ...
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Weight Loss American Fitness Magazine OPT Model

Supersets: Lift Weight to Lose Weight

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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  Originally published in the spring 2017 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Uplifting news: Just 4 weeks of resistance training can decrease body fat and waist size. Resistance training and the 2nd phase of the OPT™ model is a must for any weight loss ...
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OPT Model

Breaking Down The Importance of Strength-Endurance Training

Ken Miller
Ken Miller
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Strength endurance training is one of the most underused formats of conditioning and one that can achieve multiple goals at the same time. Want to get the heart rate up and improve endurance? Need to build up lean tissue? Is getting a good sweat going ...
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Certified Personal Trainer OPT Model

Stabilization Endurance: NASM's Optimum Performance Training

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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New clients, or even those that you’ve been working with for some time, can all benefit from focusing some of their training on stabilization work. Without a strong structural base to move from, how can we continue to build upon our foundation or safely ...
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American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Winter 2019 hypertrophy OPT Model

3 Ways to utilize Phase 3 of the Opt model for hypertrophy

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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  Orignally appeared in the winter 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine.  “Most of my training in my adult life has been with the Phase 3 guidelines. I just didn’t know it until I became certified with NASM 15 years ago,” says Aaron Guy, NASM-CPT, ...
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Recovery and the NASM OPT™ Model

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Getting the most out of each workout requires more than just following a great training program. Consistent performance also requires an optimal balance between training and recovery. Mention the subject to most clients, though, and you’re likely to meet ...
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