Welcome: How Exercise Helps During the Holidays
Many people find the holidays to be the most stressful time of year. As fitness professionals, we have a built-in relief valve: Exercise.
Boost Brainpower with Balance Training
Four simple ways to help fitness clients reap the benefits of balance training.
Dirty Nutty Dang: A Smoothie for Endurance Athletes … and Coffee Lovers
A banana–peanut butter–coffee smoothie recipe for endurance athletes.
Instant Upgrade: An Easy Strategy to Keep Your Feet Happy
Research-proven advice to keep your feet feeling good during long workdays.
NASM Personal Trainer Profile: Andrea Ausmus, NASM-CPT, CES
A profile of NASM-CPT Andrea Ausmus, trainer and coach at UFC Gym in Torrance, Calif.
Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Need to Know
What personal trainers need to know to help clients with seasonal affective disorder.
Six Squat Exercise Variations That Bring Great Results
An NASM Master Trainer explains proper squat form and gives six variations to keep clients challenged.
12 Fitness Gadgets That Make Great Gifts
Great fitness gifts recommended by certified personal trainers—starting at less than $10. Perfect for friends, family, training partners, clients, and maybe yourself.
Best Advice from Successful Personal Trainers
Four NASM Master Trainers share the stories behind their successful careers
The Right Way to Use Health and Fitness Apps
Creating a human connection is the key to getting the most from the best apps, bands, and fitness devices. Here’s how to perfectly marry tech with real-life training.
Personal Training for Skiers and Snowboarders
How NASM’s OPT™ model can help trainers improve the fitness and overall ability of snow-sport-loving clients.
A 10-Exercise Workout for Skiers and Snowboarders
A workout for trainers to help clients build the strength they need to ski and snowboard faster, stronger, and with more stability.
Trainer Questions, Answered: Caffeine as a Performance Enhancer
Fitness experts answer questions about caffeine as a performance enhancer.
Trainer Questions, Answered: Nutrition Education and Advice
Fitness experts answer questions about nutrition education and giving nutrition advice.
Trainer Questions, Answered: Celebrity Workouts and How to Use Them Effectively
Fitness experts answer questions about celebrity workouts and how to use them effectively
How to Set Your Fees to Stay Competitive
Advice for personal trainers on setting training fees.
Four Connections That Bring Clients
How personal trainers can build their client base through connections in the community.
How to Find Success If You Decide to Train Part-Time
How to manage the switch to part-time trainer status.
What Personal Trainers Need to Know About Pre-Hab
How a pre-surgery fitness plan can lead to a better outcome for your client.
Personal Trainer Website Strategies That Work
Three website strategies that every personal trainer should use—and three to avoid.
Fitness Facts Worth Sharing Now
Fitness facts you’ll want to know and share about exercise and arthritis, holiday weight gain, wearable tech, depression, and more.