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NASM Certified Personal Trainer

£549

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

£549
 

PLUS FREE access to the NASM Edge App for 12 Months!

Gain instant access to our completely updated, all-digital platform featuring expert advice on fitness coaching and additional resources to help you start your career on the right foot.

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What Will I Learn

For nearly four decades, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has offered premier guidance and resources in personal training certification. Based on the proprietary Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model, our updated CPT program materials, guidance, and courses help prepare you for a successful future in fitness.

All of our CPT courses assist you in creating goal-specific programs for your clients and inspire them overcome their challenges. Plus, you’ll learn how to develop essential business sales skills for a rewarding, long-term career in health and fitness.

Featuring expanded content and instruction on areas such as nutrition, weight loss, injury prevention, and more, as well as updated behavior change modules, tomorrow’s trainers can learn about the hurdles people are facing in today’s fast-paced, high-stress world.

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NASM's Certified Personal Trainer, 7th Edition is the easiest to use, most up-to-date, and cutting-edge Personal Training course on the market. From exam preparation to real-world application, you will learn everything you need to build a successful and lucrative fitness career!

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Course Curriculum

The NASM Certified Personal Trainer course is ideally suited for L3 qualified personal trainers who are looking to enhance their knowledge. This certification is not a licence to practice in the UK.

Chapter 1: The Modern State of Health and Fitness
Learn to distinguish your role as a Personal Trainer, identify common chronic health conditions, differentiate evidence-based practice from fitness fads, and define your scope as a professional. Listen to the Chapter 1 audio review here.

Chapter 2: The Personal Training Profession
Fitness professionals have the option to work for a variety of employers or to work for themselves. This chapter explores industry growth and the overall career outlook for personal trainers. Listen to the Chapter 2 audio review here.

7 Infographics

6 Videos

2 Audio Lectures

12 Knowledge Checks

7 Infographics

6 Videos

2 Audio Lectures

12 Knowledge Checks

Chapter 3: Psychology of Exercise
The role of psychology in fitness and wellness is extremely important. It can deal with several topics, including the way exercise participation affects someone's mood in both the short and the long term, the effect of weight loss on self-esteem, the motivations to become physically active, and how social influences affect overall exercise behaviour. Listen to the Chapter 3 audio review here.

Chapter 4: Behavioural Coaching
This chapter covers clients' expectations, assessing behaviour change, structuring optimal sessions, communicating effectively, and implementing exercise adherence techniques using behaviour change. Listen to the Chapter 4 audio review here.

8 Infographics

5 Videos

2 Audio Lectures

10 Knowledge Checks

8 Infographics

5 Videos

2 Audio Lectures

10 Knowledge Checks

Chapter 5: The Nervous, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems
Because all fitness professionals need an understanding of anatomy and the Human Movement System, this chapter covers the fundamentals of the Nervous, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems. Listen to the Chapter 5 audio review here.

Chapter 6: The Cardiorespiratory, Endocrine, and Digestive Systems
You will learn how to identify the structure and function of the cardiorespiratory system, how to categorise the function of the endocrine system, as well as the digestive system. Listen to the Chapter 6 audio review here.

Chapter 7: Human Movement Science
You will gain an understanding of the basics of biomechanics and motor behaviour as they relate to working as a personal trainer. Listen to the Chapter 7 audio review here.

Chapter 8: Exercise Metabolism and Bioenergetics
This section of the course breaks down the various energy systems within the body, providing essential insight into the ways we use food for fuel. Listen to the Chapter 8 audio review here.

Chapter 9: Nutrition
Improving health and fitness means more than just exercise; it also requires a commitment to improve the way the body is fueled. Although specific diet prescription is outside a trainer's scope of practice, this chapter will provide the basics needed to support nutritional discussions with clients and make recommendations on how to support their goals through a healthy diet. Listen to the Chapter 9 audio review here.

Chapter 10: Supplementation
It is important that the personal trainer understand what supplements are and how to educate clients on risks associated with various supplements. Within you will learn the necessary information to discuss supplementation with a client while remaining within your scope of practice. Listen to the Chapter 10 audio review here.

115 Infographics

19 Videos

6 Audio Lectures

30 Knowledge Checks

115 Infographics

19 Videos

6 Audio Lectures

30 Knowledge Checks

Chapter 11: Health, Wellness, and Fitness Assessments
After this chapter, you will be able to explain the importance of assessments, collect and summarise subjective client information, identify steps for conducting body composition assessments, and choose the correct cardiorespiratory assessments on an individual basis. Listen to the Chapter 11 audio review here.

Chapter 12: Posture, Movement, and Performance Assessments
Posture, movement, and performance assessments are an integral part of the intake process for all clients and will assist the fitness professional in developing customized fitness programs to enhance a client's well-being. Listen to the Chapter 12 audio review here.

15 Infographics

14 Videos

2 Audio Lectures

10 Knowledge Checks

15 Infographics

14 Videos

2 Audio Lectures

10 Knowledge Checks

Chapter 13: Integrated Training and the OPT™ Model
After complete interpretations of assessment results, a comprehensive training program can be developed through application of specific acute variables defined in the NASM OPT™ Model. Listen to the Chapter 13 audio review here.

Chapter 14: Flexibility Training Concepts
Learn the scientific rationale for flexibility training, proper stretching exercises, and more within this chapter of the course. Listen to the Chapter 14 audio review here.

Chapter 15: Cardiorespiratory Training Concepts
Cardiorespiratory fitness reflects the ability of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems to supply oxygen-rich blood to skeletal muscles during sustained physical activity. You will learn more within the course. Listen to the Chapter 15 audio review here.

Chapter 16: Core Training Concepts
A properly designed core training program can be a key component of an overall training plan used to achieve a broad range of goals. The objective of core training is the development of core stability, endurance, strength, and power. Learn more within. Listen to the Chapter 16 audio review here.

Chapter 17: Balance Training Concepts
The ability to maintain postural control or balance is a fundamental component of performance, injury resistance, and rehabilitation that follows an injury. Learn how to incorporate balance training within your clients' programming. Listen to the Chapter 17 audio review here.

Chapter 18: Plyometric (Reactive) Training Concepts
You will learn how to explain plyometric training and its three phases, summarise the benefits of the modality, identify proper progressions, and teach proper cueing techniques. Listen to the Chapter 18 audio review here.

Chapter 19: Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training Concepts
Speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ) training is a useful and effective method of fitness training that stimulates muscular, neurological, connective tissue, and even cardiovascular fitness adaptations. Listen to the Chapter 19 audio review here.

Chapter 20: Resistance Training Concepts
You will learn how to summarise resistance training principles to clients, categorise exercises for different types of goals and adaptations, and employ safe methods and resistance training variables. Listen to the Chapter 20 audio review here.

26 Infographics

102 Videos

8 Audio Lectures

42 Knowledge Checks

26 Infographics

102 Videos

8 Audio Lectures

42 Knowledge Checks

Chapter 21: The Optimum Performance Training Model®
Creating and modifying exercise programs for clients can be a complicated process because there are many variables to consider, including the client's goals, their tolerance for exercise, and their unique physical abilities and medical history. The Optimum Performance Training Model® makes it simple. Listen to the Chapter 21 audio review here.

Chapter 22: Introduction to Exercise Modalities
Within this chapter you will learn how to categorise different exercise modalities, describe their uses depending on different clients, and determine the correct resistance and proprioceptive uses on an individual basis. Listen to the Chapter 22 audio review here.

Chapter 23: Chronic Health Conditions and Special Populations
This chapter covers important information and recommendations for assessing and designing exercise programs for clients with selected chronic health conditions or functional limitations.

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5 Videos

3 Audio Lectures

19 Knowledge Checks

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5 Videos

3 Audio Lectures

19 Knowledge Checks

There are 120 test questions, in which 20 are research questions and do not count toward or against the final score. There is a 2-hour time limit and you must pass with a 70% or better. It must be taken at a PSI verified test centre, which has locations across the UK. If you would like to take this exam online, please contact our customer service department at nasmcst@premierglobal.co.uk for further information.

COURSE INCLUDES

  • 100% digital learning experience
  • Module quizzes
  • 45+ Learning Videos; 200+ Exercise Demonstration Videos
  • Exercise library
  • Unlimited Access to Fitness Experts
  • Final exam at a PSI verified test centre (locations across the UK)

Frequently Asked Questions

Upon passing the end of the course exam, you will become an NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT).

You have 180 days from the date of purchase or date of enrollment key activation.

The final exam is taken at a PSI verified test centre, which has locations across the UK. If you would like to take this exam online, please contact our customer service department at nasmcst@premierglobal.co.uk for further information.

There are 120 test questions, in which 20 are research questions and do not count toward or against the final score. There is a 2-hour time limit and you must pass with a 70% or better.

It is recommended that you have a Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training. You can get your level 3 at a discounted price through our level 3 diploma packages.

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