Whether a ‘New Year – New Me,’ striving to get the perfect Summer body or the mad rush to get ready for special occasion, we’ve probably all – at some point- reactivated our gym memberships, stocked up on new workout wear and promised ourselves that that ‘this time it will be different.’ Maybe this lasts a week, maybe a whole month or maybe you keep it going for a couple of months and achieve your ‘goal’ just in time. Either way, there is a distinct end point to this journey for most of us and we often find ourselves back to square one – repeatedly.
Join host Suzie Brough on episode 1 of the Premier Fitness Podcast, a series which will take you behind the scenes of the Health and Fitness sector, bringing to life stories from Premier Global NASM graduates, students, partners, and industry professionals.
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.
This featured video is from PG-NASM fitness 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.
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.
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.
Online personal training is now as relevant as it has ever been. What was recently a small niche of the personal training world has now become commonplace. Even most personal training courses are being offered online now with fully proctored exams!
The group fitness sector is booming in popularity; it’s wide ranging and diverse, from yoga to cross training, and indoor cycling classes to HIIT, there should be something for everyone of all ages, strengths and fitness. The old clichés of the types of people who participate, such as ‘ladies in lycra’ have largely gone - you’re likely to find a balance of like-minded people who just want to get fit and have fun doing so.
The health and fitness industry in the UK has been booming in recent years as more people are becoming aware of, and are growing concerned by, the UK's growing rates of obesity and obesity-related illnesses.
Had it not been for an ACL tear, would the NASM Optimum Performance Training™ model exist? Fortunately, the world of human movement science will never know, because that college-football injury changed the career trajectory of Micheal A. Clark, MS, DPT, now known as the creator of the NASM OPT™ model.