NASM Overhead Squat Assessment
HOW TO PERFORM AN OVERHEAD SQUAT ASSESSMENT (OHSA)

In order to develop a solid program for clients, you must first take them through a complete assessment battery.  The information you collect from flexibility, strength, performance, postural and cardiovascular testing of clients will help you to identify their deficits …

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SMR Form rolling
FOAM ROLLING- APPLYING THE TECHNIQUE OF SELF-MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release (SMR) stretching technique that has been embraced throughout the fitness industry. This effective and simple to do technique delivers positive, feel good results. Foam rollers have become easily accessible, either shared at the gym …

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USING THE NASM OPT™ MODEL FOR HOME WORKOUTS

Pete Mccall

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.

Thankfully, if you know how to apply the …

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NASM OPT MODEL
NASM OPT Model is a fitness game changer

The OPT Model

The OPT Model, or Optimum Performance Training Model, is a fitness training system developed by NASM. The OPT Model is based on scientific evidence and principles that progresses an individual through five training phases: stabilization …

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Outdoor
HOW PART-TIME TRAINING CAN GIVE YOU A FRESH START

By Angie Miller

Personal trainers are individuals who inspire, motivate, and guide others to achieve their fitness goals. It is a rewarding, highly-ranked career with immense job satisfaction (CNN Money, 2012). If you are ready to become more involved in …

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Protein food
PROTEIN AND WEIGHT LOSS: HOW MUCH PROTEIN SHOULD YOU EAT TO LOSE WEIGHT?

Decades of scientific research on nutrition and weight loss has uncovered a few key pieces of information on what helps people successfully win the battle of the bulge. 

  • First, we know that while exercise is important, a person’s healthy eating
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