CPT Group Fitness Workout Plans

Embracing the Group Effect

Ingrid Owen 0
As group fitness instructors (and hybrid trainers), we know that members join our facilities for various reasons, with the primary reason to improve their fitness and health. Clearly the simplicity of that motivation does not mean it's easy to meet or ...
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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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CPT Fitness Workout Plans

Powering Through the Push-up: Variations and Progressions

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Just about everyone has some sort of experience with the standard push-up. Some of us may even have nightmares from high school gym class and not being able to perform enough of these to meet the minimum for an “average fitness” rating.
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CES Workout Plans

The Workday Boost! Beat a Desk-bound Posture with this Workout!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Desk-bound employees can develop a hunched posture that saps energy and strength. Here’s a safe-for-the-office routine that can help. For many people, nine-hour workdays are the minimum—and lunch breaks are short or taken at the desk. Even if the person ...
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CPT Sports Performance Workout Plans

Cycling Workout Plan: Strength Exercises for Cyclists

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The sport of cycling can be as challenging as the rider wants it to be. Meeting that challenge means developing power in the prime lower-body movers, particularly the quads and glutes, while creating balanced strength in the supporting muscles. It ...
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Sports Performance Workout Plans

The Ride of Their Lives: How To Help Your Clients Enjoy Cycling

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Here’s how to help your clients enjoy every pedal stroke.
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CPT Fitness Workout Plans

Here’s How to Add Battle Ropes to Your Training Programs

Josh Gonzalez 0
On the ropes about battle ropes? See how to incorporate battle ropes into your personal training programs using the NASM OPT model.
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Workout Plans

Adding Corporate Fitness to Your Personal Training Business

Nino Magaddino 0
With increasing healthcare costs for businesses across the United States, the need for fitness and wellness professionals continues to grow. Fortunately, many businesses have decided to approve corporate fitness and wellness programs to lower healthcare ...
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Sports Performance Workout Plans

Winterize Clients for Cold-Weather Sports

Tony Ambler-Wright 0
January and February are good times to check in with clients and find out if they identify more with Mr. Heat Miser or Mr. Snow Miser. Those who “never want to know a day that’s over 40 degrees” may be spending their spare time conquering moguls, slicing ...
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CPT Fitness Workout Plans Cardio

Peripheral Heart Action Training

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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We know that weight loss or body fat reduction is largely based on a numbers game. And “working out” is a way of controlling the numbers (less calories in, more calories out and weight loss can be achieved).
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