How States of Change Help in achieving Fitness Goals

Posted by Nikos Skevis - Tutor on May 12, 2022 7:10:18 AM

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.

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Topics: CPT, wellness, Advice, Behavior Change, Personal Trainer TipsAdvice

Premier Fitness Podcast: Popstar to Personal Trainer - Katie Waissel

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Jun 24, 2021 9:07:04 AM

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.

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Topics: CPT

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: CPT

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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Topics: CPT

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 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.

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Topics: CPT, Assessments

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: CPT, Workout Plans

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 how he got his personal training diploma, read on.

If you are personally interested in the process of becoming a personal trainer, check out our how to become a personal trainer page.

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Topics: CPT

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: CPT

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: CPT

Online Personal Training: The Complete Guide

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Apr 16, 2020 5:10:07 PM

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!  

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Topics: CPT, online personal training