Ishini Mendis: My Journey to Become a PT

Posted by Ishini Mendis on Nov 18, 2020 12:09:27 PM

You might be unaware of how prevalent sexism is in the sports/fitness industry. As a British Asian girl, I have gone through my fair share.

I remember at seven years old the boys telling me to not join in with their football game on the playground. When I told my teacher, she agreed I shouldn't play with them. From such a young age, you get told what is perceived as 'right'.

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Try This Effective 30-Minute Bodyweight Workout

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Sep 4, 2020 9:21:02 AM

In this video, PG-NASM personal trainer Monty Simmons shares one of his favorite 30-minute bodyweight workouts.

As a certified trainer, it's always a good idea to have workout ideas you can share with your clients.

Bring the knowledge you gained from your personal training courses with PG and modify (or keep) whatever you need of the following workout. 

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Topics: Qualified Personal Trainer, workouts

Being a Role Model to Your Clients

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Aug 28, 2020 9:57:06 AM

Monty is back with another great video for PG-NASM.

Within, he talks about the importance of setting examples for your clients, why, as a personal trainer, you need to walk the walk and not just talk the talk, why you need to stick to your training routine and never waver from it, why it's essential to show up to your personal training sessions early, and much more.

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4 Tips for Balancing Out Work Life as a Personal Trainer

Posted by Premier Global NASM on Aug 14, 2020 2:16:48 PM

Are you a personal trainer who's feeling overwhelmed? Have you got a forever growing to-do-list? That never seems to end...

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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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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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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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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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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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