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Tips for Passing the NASM Certified Personal Trainer Exam 4th Edition

CPT, CES, PES The most important characteristic for students to possess is a deep and passionate desire to learn. That said, the following tips should help you maximize the time spent on the course materials. ***This is not an exhaustive list. * Study away from distractions. * Use all of the study

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Did you know we have a CPT Exam Prep Section on our site? Well, we do! Read through study tips, FAQs and the Certification Candidate Handbook or chat LIVE with an NASM Education Team Member. Click "Like" if you're studying for or already passed your CPT and comment tips you have for other students.

The Halloween Survival Guide: Five Practical Tips to Survive the Candy Night of Terror

By Sam Hutchison BS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Halloween is just around the corner, which means just one thing, copious amounts of sugar-loaded treats void of any real nutritional value—the splurge that is all in the spirit of Halloween. But is it worth the results you and your clients have worked so hard…

Simple Nutritional Strategies – Part 2

By Fabio Comana MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES In this second mindful eating article, we reveal several simple ideas that can make big differences with weight loss without having to consciously feel deprived of everything you enjoy. Part of this overall strategy will require you to embrace a different mindset…

Breaking Your Weight Loss Plateau – One Simple Tip to Reignite Your Program

…this has lead researchers to find alternative solutions. One of the first landmark studies to demonstrate the importance of standing and moving about was published by Katzmarzyk and colleagues in 2009 (1). Their study examined mortality data over a 12-year period with over 17,000 subjects ranging from…

What a Pain in the... Joint: Training guidelines for Arthritic Clients

By: Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES There are more than 100 different conditions that are collectively referred to as arthritis and rheumatism. It is the most common chronic condition in older adults. The two most common forms of arthritis include osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis…

This Season’s Nutrition Spotlight: Sweet Potatoes!

 By Stacey Penney, NASM-CPT, CES, PES The mere mention of sweet potatoes brings memories of a Thanksgiving table to mind. These nutritional tuberous all-stars have found their way onto everyday menus and, in some cases, have even bumped the traditional white potato out of our kitchens. What makes the…

Stay Fit This Winter With Cross-Country Skiing

By Sam Hutchison NASM-CPT, CES, PES The terrain is changing; leaves have fallen, the weather is colder and for many, snow is finally covering the ground indicating the winter season is upon us. For those who enjoy exercising outdoors, you’ve become somewhat limited with the activities you can do; snow…

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Simple Nutritional Strategies – Part 1

By Fabio Comana MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES We all know the holidays are a time where we find it hard to resist the temptations of over-indulging, often leading to feelings of guilt, anger and disappointment if we lose the battle of the bulge. So what do many of us do? We resolve to kick-start the New…

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