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Personal Trainer Cheering on Client as She Does Box Jumps
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

Strategies to Keep Clients Engaged A common misperception of fitness professionals is that we are merely rep counters, meaning that all we do is shuffle clients from one exercise to the next. Nothing could be further from the truth! The reality is that NASM Certified Personal Trainers have the skills

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 20: Stabilization Endurance Training
Certified Personal TrainerFitness

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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Person Jogging and Alarm Clock
Certified Personal TrainerExercise ProgrammingFitnessOPT

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 with disinterest or even resistance. Clients rarely think of recovery as

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FitnessSports Performance

Working with a client to increase their athletic performance is a rewarding experience. The reality is that anyone can benefit from performance training and there are many different types of athletes. An athlete can be a competitive player looking to elevate their game, a youth soccer player, a mom training

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