How to Use Fitness Assessments for Clients

Posted by Craig Salmon on Jul 20, 2020 10:48:00 AM

Fitness assessments are a series of tests that help you determine the current level of your clients and is then used to create individualised progressive programmes.

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Topics: Qualified Personal Trainer

The Many Benefits of Martial Arts on Health, Fitness, and Well-Being

Posted by Chris Berardi on Jul 15, 2020 10:27:54 AM

Chris has been a world-renowned burlesque performer and pianist under the pseudonym "Chrys Columbine" for over twelve years, the owner of a piano academy, and has been a personal and online trainer since 2018 when she got her personal trainer qualifications with Premier Global NASM. 

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The Importance of Mental Health Awareness (Video + Transcript)

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Jul 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM

This post will feature a video from tutor Nikos - and within he will explain just how important mental health awareness is as a practice. 

Nikos is the leader of the Mental Health Awareness course - as well as a webinar educator, a tutor for students passing their level 2 and 3 personal training course exams.

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Tips for the Overhead Squat Assessment (Video + Transcript)

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Jul 3, 2020 8:56:47 AM

This featured video is from PG-NASM tutor Ian Murray. Within this video (and attached transcript) Ian will show the merits of using an overhead squat assessment to drive your overall corrective exercise strategy.

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Topics: overhead squat assessment, Qualified Personal Trainer

Home Workouts: The 'New Normal'

Posted by Amber Walton on Jun 26, 2020 12:21:31 PM

Ever thought you’d see the day your kitchen is your gym floor and your phone screen is your PT? Me neither.

Taking your personal training courses online is pretty normal in the fitness world, but what about training clients in a 100% digital environment? Definitely a huge adjustment to make!

14 weeks in, and the gym seems like a distant memory. The days of squat racks, a full selection of weights and a free standing pull up bar seem like the stuff of dreams. For a 24-year-old personal trainer and professional dancer like me, it all came as a huge shock.

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Topics: Qualified Personal Trainer, workouts

Robert McWilliams's Story: Why he Became a Personal Trainer

Posted by Robert McWilliams on Jun 19, 2020 9:09:51 AM

Here is another Premier Global NASM Personal Trainer profile! Below you will hear how Robert McWilliams switched from Investment Banking to a career in fitness.

For more on his motivations, hobbies, aspirations, and hoe he got his personal training diploma, read on.

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From Dancing to Personal Training: Kate Skinner's Story

Posted by Kate Skinner on Jun 11, 2020 10:03:30 AM

Spending 10 years performing to packed out theatres on luxurious cruise ships in the Caribbean was my dream, or my “job” if that’s what you want to call it. Keeping fit, strong and healthy always ran side by side. Afterall, who doesn’t want to work out in the onboard gym with sandy beaches and limitless blue skies as their panoramic?

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A Guide to the NASM Optimum Performance Training® Model

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Jun 1, 2020 12:20:09 PM

When it comes to designing effective workout programmes for stabilisation, weight loss, power, strength, and endurance, Premier Global NASM personal trainers have a secret weapon in the Optimum Performance Training® model.

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Topics: Qualified Personal Trainer

CIMSPA and REPS Partner up for a Single Fitness Directory in UK

Posted by Premier Global NASM on May 28, 2020 8:41:06 AM

In February, big news circulated the fitness industry with the announcement that The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and the UK Coaching owned Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) have merged into a single entity.

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Topics: News

How Exercise Changed My Life - The Story Behind My PT Career

Posted by Mark Pearman on May 15, 2020 6:10:15 PM

Below, you wil learn how Premier Global NASM personal trainer Mark Pearman got his start in personal training, and how it has made a huge difference in his life.

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Topics: Qualified Personal Trainer