NASM – National Academy of Sports Medicine

NASM Facts:

  1. In the last 10 years, NASM has certified and recertified over 190,000 personal trainers.
  2. Thanks to its dazzling array of specialties, NASM can now train anyone from 9 to 99.
  3. NASM’s exclusive Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model offers an industry-first comprehensive training system based on scientific, evidence-based research.

NASM is part of Ascend Learning, the leader in providing technology-based education and certification solutions.
NASM is also a partner of the Athletics and Fitness Association of America and Premier Global in the United Kingdom.

More about NASM

Now in their 34th year, the National Academy of Sports Medicine has been world-renowned for the quality of our personal trainers and the scientific rigor of our program. NASM offers an online Certified Personal Training program, with 4 learning packages available. And NASM specializations can take your personal training skills to a whole new level.

NASM courses were developed using their proprietary Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) model, a system based on scientific, evidence-based research. These courses maximize your skills and ability to help your clients excel beyond ordinary expectations, while improving your career opportunities.

CPT – Certified Personal Trainer
The NASM-CPT program is designed with you in mind. Our systematic, evidence-based approach for designing exercise programs can prepare you to help anyone reach their fitness goals – from beginners to professional athletes.
This and all other NASM programs are founded on principles contained in NASM’s exclusive Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) model, the industry’s premier science-based training model.
Take the first step…and begin the journey toward your new career and a better life.

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