Fitness and Wellness Class

Want to learn the best practices and techniques in the fitness and wellness industry? This is the podcast for you. The Fitness and Wellness Masterclass brings together the best minds from the National Academy of Sports Medicine to provide insight and information on topics that impact both individuals and professionals.


The best part? Fitness professionals can earn Continued Education Units just by listening!

Health & Fitness
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How to Fix the 3 Main Movement Compensations in...
59 min
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10 Guerrilla Marketing Ideas that Generate PT L...
57 min
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Diabetes—We Are So Close to Preventing It!
57 min
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Fitness Games for Youth Athletes: Performance a...
63 min
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Sleep Science and Swoleness: How to Maximize S...
59 min
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Exercise, Stress, Hormones and Inflammation
59 min
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Balance Training: Scientific Principles and Pro...
60 min
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Non-Traditional Ways to Use Cardiovascular Trai...
52 min
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How to Keep Lost Weight Off
62 min
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How Much Protein Do You Really Need?
61 min
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Nutrition for Cognitive Optimization
58 min
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Interoception: The Emotional Side to Fascial ...
63 min
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NASM's Updated Optimum Performance Training (OP...
<p>Join in on the discussion as we introduce NASM’s Optimum Performance Training® (OPT™) model and explore new guidelines and protocols. Certified professionals already know that the OPT model uses an integrated approach to program design in which all forms of exercise are combined into one progressive and systematic system. It’s been proven in the laboratory and with real-life clients and athletes to maximize results. In fact, NASM has trained top athletes from the NBA, MLB, NHL, NFL, college, and Olympics using the OPT model, achieving exceptional outcomes. During this episode NASM's Brian Sutton will review the basic premise and programming strategies of the OPT model. Additionally, we’ll explore new updates to the OPT model and how to design exercise and conditioning programs for all types of clients.</p> <p>Want to earn CEUs for listening? You can by joining NASM Connected and unlock unlimited CEUs. Get access to this course and hundreds of others to earn the credits you need for recertification. Find out how. <a href="http://nasm.co/3qiv4fj" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="http://nasm.co/3qiv4fj"><strong>http://nasm.co/3qiv4fj</strong></a></p>
74 min
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Programming Secrets to OPTimize Your Client's W...
<p>All too often individuals underestimate their abilities to improve within a proper fitness continuum. High-performance driven fitness enthusiasts also underestimate the value of corrective exercise or stabilization training, as they usually focus primarily on training at the highest levels of intensity.</p> <p>In this episode let NASM Master Instructor Marty Miller help you understand the entire NASM educational model (CPT, CES, PES) and provide a higher-level understanding of how to train each and every client as an athlete.</p> <p>Want to earn CEUs for listening? You can by joining NASM Connected and unlock unlimited CEUs. Get access to this course and hundreds of others to earn the credits you need for recertification. Find out how. <a href="http://nasm.co/3tzxh8q" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="http://nasm.co/3tzxh8q">http://nasm.co/3tzxh8q</a></p>
55 min
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Sleep Science and Swoleness: How to Maximize Sl...
<p>Sleep is a fascinating and complex topic that has so much inter-individual variability, yet has tremendous impact on life, stress, physiological, and psychological outcomes. It's one of the most important biological states of human and animal existence, yet it’s simply one of those things we all take for granted. Sleep is paramount to both mental and physical performance. Whether you want to get stronger, bigger, or have better body composition, you must get sleep. This episode examines the science of sleep and performance and extends this science by focusing on practical recommendations for all able-bodied and athletic populations.</p> <p>Want to earn CEUs for listening? You can by joining NASM Connected and unlock unlimited CEUs. Get access to this course and hundreds of others to earn the credits you need for recertification. Find out how. <a href="http://nasm.co/3oAaC82" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="http://nasm.co/3oaac82"><strong>http://nasm.co/3oAaC82</strong></a></p>
59 min
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The Future of Work in the Fitness Industry
<p>The future of work in the fitness industry offers unparalleled opportunities, but also significant challenges and uncertainties. And although technological progress and demographic changes are having a huge impact on the world at large, the future looks bright for the industry. In this session, Fred Hoffman will share insights into what the future client will look like, how availability, nature, and quality of jobs will change, and what skills and training will be necessary for fitness professionals to succeed and thrive throughout their working lives.</p> <p>Want to earn CEUs for listening? You can by joining NASM Connected and unlock unlimited CEUs. Get access to this course and hundreds of others to earn the credits you need for recertification. Find out how. <a href="http://nasm.co/2KHGTw8" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="http://nasm.co/2khgtw8">http://nasm.co/2KHGTw8</a></p>
61 min
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Fitness and Wellness Class: Know Your Competiti...
<p>Join Rick Wenner, MBA for Know Your Competition! Then Make Them Sweat! an in-depth look at the fitness business.</p> <p>Many fitness professionals don’t understand the breadth of the competitive landscape facing them. The reality is that competition does not only include people with the same title as them, but also any solution that can help them efficiently and conveniently get to their goal. This episode will investigate all the options that should be considered competition, how we analyze them, and then respond by creating appropriate messaging to compete with them.</p> <p>Want to earn CEUs for listening? You can by joining NASM Connected and unlock unlimited CEUs. Get access to this course and hundreds of others to earn the credits you need for recertification. Find out how. <a href="http://nasm.co/3s7hFIp" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="http://nasm.co/3s7hfip">http://nasm.co/3s7hFIp</a></p>
61 min
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Nutrition Strategies to Support Adaptations to ...
<p>What dietary practices and nutrition variables are necessary for optimal strength training and overall conditioning? Join Laurent, Bannock, PhD for a discussion on nutritional practices that could influence adaptation to training, the importance of recovery, and practical applications for your active clients.</p> <p>Gain information on the relevant exercise physiology relating to strength and conditioning, as well as an overview of the evidence as it relates to nutritional influences on the same. If you work with strength athletes, or die-hard weekend warriors, then you won’t want to miss this important lecture.</p> <p>Earn credits for listening to this podcast. Join <a href="http://nasm.co/35aVdnL" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="http://nasm.co/35avdnl"><u>NASM Connected</u></a> and take the quiz for this session. It's that simple. Sign up today. <a href="http://nasm.co/35aVdnL" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="http://nasm.co/35avdnl"><u>http://nasm.co/35aVdnL</u></a></p>
53 min
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Dietary Strategies for Cardiovascular Health
<p>Join NASM nutrition expert Dr. Brad Dieter for a discussion on dietary strategies and cardio vascular health. Cardiovascular disease is developed across a lifetime accumulation of risk. Numerous independent and synergistic cardiovascular risk factors can be induced by unhealthy dietary patterns. This lecture will integrate the findings of the last century of nutrition science and provide key principles for dietary frameworks aimed at improving overall cardiovascular health.</p> <p>Earn credits for listening to this podcast. Join NASM Connected and take the quiz for this session. It's that simple. Sign up today. <a href="http://nasm.co/34B5pFT" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="http://nasm.co/34b5pft">http://nasm.co/34B5pFT</a></p>
47 min
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Set Your Client Up for Success: How to Keep Los...
<p>Join Katie Coles, MS, RD for a discussion on how to help clients keep weight off. Most Americans don’t have a problem losing weight. They have a problem keeping it off! Upwards of 95% of people who lose more than 10% of their body weight end up putting it back on (and then some). In this session, we’ll discuss how traditional diets set your body up for weight regain, how metabolism and the human body adapt to make weight regain easier, and how to transition your client out of a diet and back to a normal eating pattern in a way that keeps lost weight off.</p> <p>Earn credits for listening to this podcast. Join NASM Connected and take the quiz for this session. It's that simple. Sign up today. <a href="http://nasm.co/34B5pFT" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="http://nasm.co/34b5pft">http://nasm.co/34B5pFT</a></p>
61 min
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Myofascial Interventions: A Review for the Fitn...
<p>Join Scott Cheatham PhD, DPT for a discussion on Myofascial Interventions.</p> <p>Emerging myofascial interventions such as mechanical percussion devices, flossing bands, and cupping have become popular among professionals. Fitness professionals need to have a working knowledge of these interventions in order to make appropriate recommendations to their clients’ exercise programs. This session will discuss the science and treatment guidelines behind each of these interventions. Other topics that will be discussed include integration into the NASM CEx model, scope of practice issues, and indications and precautions/contraindications for each intervention. Fitness professionals who desire a more in-depth understanding of emerging myofascial interventions are encouraged to attend.</p> <p>Want to earn CEUs for listening? Join <a href="https://bit.ly/3qdILMY" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="https://bit.ly/3qdilmy"><strong>NASM Connected</strong></a> and get credit for this and hundreds of other courses for one amazingly low monthly price. Start today: <a href="http://nasm.co/37onF7i" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" title="http://nasm.co/37onf7i">http://nasm.co/37onF7i</a></p>
63 min
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Recovery—More Than Just a Day Off!
<p>Loading the body with stress through exercise is easy to do. And, unloading the body from accumulated stress can be just as easy. In this episode, NASM Master Instructor Ken Miller reviews techniques and program design to unload and destress the body from high intensity and the high volume of training.</p> <p>Want to earn CEUs for listening? Join <a href="https://bit.ly/3qdILMY" rel="ugc noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">NASM Connected</a> and get credit for this and hundreds of other courses for one amazingly low monthly price. Start today: https://nasm.co/3lSyNgJ</p>
61 min
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The Anterior Pubic Joint: Demystifying Groin Pa...
<p>Join Dr. Splichal, DPM, founder of EBFA Global, creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist® certifications, and founder of Naboso Technology, as she explains the anterior pubic joint.&nbsp;</p> <p>To date some of the most frustrating and frequently misdiagnosed injuries are those to the groin or the anterior pubic joint. In this workshop, we will define the anterior pubic joint, describe how to assess for common muscle imbalances, and demonstrate exercises to establish anterior pubic joint balance. Come to this session and experience a functional approach to chronic anterior pelvic pain and its association with lumbopelvic hip micro-instability and delayed local stabilization pathways.</p> <p><br></p> <p>Want to earn CEUs for listening? Join <a href="https://bit.ly/3qdILMY">NASM Connected</a> and get credit for this and hundreds of other courses for one amazingly low monthly price. Start today: https://bit.ly/3qdILMY</p>
60 min
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Emotions in Motion: Exercise as an Anxiety Inte...
<p>Review the research on what types of exercise can mitigate symptoms of anxiety, so you can better understand this complex relationship and what it means for your clients (and you!).</p><p>Listen, learn, and earn CEU/CEC credit. Find out how by clicking the link. https://nasm.co/35qCjc0</p>
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Anatomy of a Research Paper: How to Read Beyond...
<p>Yes, exercise science literature can be difficult to parse, but there are plenty of reasons to give it a shot. Throughout this podcast, we will explain how to cut through the jargon and find the facts that matter to you and your clients.</p><p><br></p><p>Earn CEUs/CECs just for listening. All you have to do is click the link and take the quiz today. https://nasm.co/37phH6s</p>
39 min
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Timing is Everything in Nutrition and Exercise
<p>Diet and exercise are the primary pillars of a healthy lifestyle plan. But can coordinating eating and workout schedules improve our fitness results? And if so, how should our eating patterns differ before, during, and after activities? In this podcast, learn how careful scheduling of eating and workouts can improve performance and prevent injuries.&nbsp;</p><p><br></p><p>Earn CEU/CECs for listening. Click the link to learn how. https://nasm.co/3mb3kXC</p>
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Hydration: Through the Lens of Fitness and Health
<p>Being a little low on water is a bigger deal than most people think. In this episode of The Fitness and Wellness Masterclass presented by NASM, you'll hear all about the research to prove it, plus a physiology review to explain why even a 2% deficit can affect mental and physical well-being.</p><p><br></p><p>Want to earn CEUs/CECs for listening to this podcast? You're in luck! Click here to find out how you can. https://nasm.co/37s7YfQ&nbsp;</p>
36 min
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Welcome to the Fitness and Wellness Masterclass...
<p>Want to learn from the best in the fitness and wellness industry? You've come to the right podcast. The Fitness and Wellness Masterclass brings together the best minds from the National Academy of Sports Medicine to provide you information and insight on topics that impact both individuals and professionals.<br> <br> The best part? Fitness professionals can earn Continued Education Units just by listening!</p>
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