Adapting as a Personal Trainer and Programme Provider During Lockdown

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Mar 18, 2021 3:54:19 PM

The gyms are closing. Until further notice.

Wait, what? I don’t think many people were fully prepared for how Covid-19 would change their business, especially for those like myself, who relied on seeing people in person.

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Topics: Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

Tricep Workouts with Parallettes

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Mar 11, 2021 9:57:11 AM

Today, Monty will show you the many effective ways you can build strong triceps with parallettes. 

These workouts are a great way to spice up your at-home workouts. They are also a fun way to shake up workout programming with clients.

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Topics: Personal Trainer Tips/Advice, workouts

How to Build Your Personal Training Client Base

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Feb 16, 2021 10:39:39 AM

Charlotte Tooth is back with more tips and compelling personal training advice. Within this video, she will offer some tips on building your personal training client base.

It doesn't matter if you are a personal trainer or a virtual coach, building clients will help you maintain financial security and will grow your brand overall.

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MASTERING THE BENCH PRESS WITH NASM-CPT MIKE FANTIGRASSI

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Oct 16, 2018 9:38:20 AM

The bench press is among the most popular gym exercises, but that doesn’t mean it’s simple. “If you’re not using correct form, you can put a lot of stress on the shoulder joints,” warns Mike Fantigrassi, NASM-CPT and Master Instructor. “The shoulder has the most mobility of all joints,” he adds, “which makes it less stable” and more vulnerable to injury. Try Fantigrassi’s tips to make the most of your bench press exercises:

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Topics: chest, Sports Performance, strength, Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

NASM OPT™ THE WORLDS BEST TRAINING MODEL

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Sep 19, 2018 4:03:12 AM

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.

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Topics: Sports Performance, personal training, Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

USING POWER/REACTIVE TRAINING TO TARGET THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Aug 8, 2018 2:31:15 AM

Traditionally, reactive or power training has been viewed as training used exclusively in athlete’s programs. Although this is an important component in the athlete’s protocol, it’s an equally important component in the exercise program for a typical gym member. Every activity we perform, whether on the playing field or during everyday activities, require individuals to react and generate force quickly to certain demands place on our structure. It is critical that individuals are trained at speeds that are functionally applicable to everyday life and sport, decreasing the risk of injury and enhancing overall performance.

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Topics: Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

WILL CONSTANTLY WEIGHING IN HELP YOUR CLIENTS LOSE WEIGHT?

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jun 13, 2018 1:31:22 AM

With weight loss being one of the common goals for our clients, will recommending a daily visit to the scale improve their results? See what this study found.

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Topics: Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

WANT TO BOOST YOUR CYCLING PERFORMANCE? HERE'S HOW

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jun 12, 2018 7:08:54 AM

The sport of cycling can be as challenging as the rider wants it to be. Meeting that challenge means developing power in the prime lower-body movers, particularly the quads and glutes, while creating balanced strength in the supporting muscles. It demands rock-solid core muscles for your legs to push against, which will also help transfer power from your arms as you pull the handlebar.

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Topics: Sports Performance, Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

THREE ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GROUP TRAINING

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jun 12, 2018 3:19:40 AM

Try these key tips for smooth (and effective) small group training.

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Topics: Advice, Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

SIX EXERCISES FOR ATHLETE CLIENTS

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on May 29, 2018 3:28:55 AM

A high school athlete walks through our doors and we can see their strength, stability and biomechanical control deficits from their gait pattern. We’ve also had collegiate and professional athletes come to our facility with the same issues. The only differences between that young, beginner athlete and the older, elite athlete is that the elite athlete has typically maximized and benefited from their gifts and masked or hidden the compensations and weak links much better. The result is that we often get athletes coming to us because they can’t figure out why they got injured.

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