National Academy of Sports Medicine

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Launches Free COVID-19 Fitness Course

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, has launched a free COVID-19 Fitness Management Course that empowers fitness professionals to help their clients manage the physical and mental impact of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

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  • The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, has launched a free COVID-19 Fitness Management Course that empowers fitness professionals to help their clients manage the physical and mental impact of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.
  • This 100 percent online program prepares fitness professionals to work with individuals who have had COVID-19, keep their facilities safe, utilize technology to help clients, and much more.
  • At NASM, we are dedicated to providing the latest evidence-based and science-backed information to our community of fitness professionals, said Laurie McCartney, President of NASM.
  • For more information and to access the course, visit: https://trainer.nasm.org/covid-fitness-management-guide
    About NASM: Now in its 34th year, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has remained the international standard in fitness education due to the high quality of fitness professionals they produce and their programs' scientific rigor.

National Academy of Sports Medicine Announces Collaboration with Gold’s Gym Egypt

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, is expanding its global presence through a new collaboration with Golds Gym Egypt .

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  • The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, is expanding its global presence through a new collaboration with Golds Gym Egypt .
  • This launch will upgrade our fitness professionals and educate the whole fitness industry in Egypt, said Ahmed Senna, Managing Director, Golds Gym Academy Egypt.
  • About Golds Gym Egypt: Golds Gym Egypt was established in 1997, and owns and operates four academies in Egypt under the name of Gold's Gym Academy.
  • Golds Gym Egypt has helped more than 10,000 fitness professionals in Egypt by getting them qualified or upgrading their credentials to become certified fitness professionals.

National Academy of Sports Medicine Announces Collaboration with Gold’s Gym Egypt

Friday, April 2, 2021 - 7:00am

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, is expanding its global presence through a new collaboration with Golds Gym Egypt .

Key Points: 
  • The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, is expanding its global presence through a new collaboration with Golds Gym Egypt .
  • This launch will upgrade our fitness professionals and educate the whole fitness industry in Egypt, said Ahmed Senna, Managing Director, Golds Gym Academy Egypt.
  • About Golds Gym Egypt: Golds Gym Egypt was established in 1997, and owns and operates four academies in Egypt under the name of Gold's Gym Academy.
  • Golds Gym Egypt has helped more than 10,000 fitness professionals in Egypt by getting them qualified or upgrading their credentials to become certified fitness professionals.

New Virtual Coaching Specialization from the National Academy of Sports Medicine is the First Online Training Program to Earn International Accreditation

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, launched their Virtual Coaching Specialization (NASM-VCS) that prepares Personal Trainers with the skills, tools, and strategies to operate a successful virtual coaching business.

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  • The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, launched their Virtual Coaching Specialization (NASM-VCS) that prepares Personal Trainers with the skills, tools, and strategies to operate a successful virtual coaching business.
  • This 100% online program is the first in the industry to receive international accreditation through the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS) and EuropeActive.
  • Through NASMs Virtual Coaching Specialization, Fitness Professionals will learn valuable and actionable new skills, including:
    How to conduct and modify fitness assessments online.
  • NASMs Virtual Coaching Specialization is available online in the United States at NASM.org and internationally through the NASM Premier Global website.

Ascend Learning Named Best Place to Work by Phoenix Business Journal

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

Ascend Learning , the parent company of three Phoenix-based fitness and wellness brands, today announced it was named one of the top 10 best places to work among midsize companies by the Phoenix Business Journal.

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  • Ascend Learning , the parent company of three Phoenix-based fitness and wellness brands, today announced it was named one of the top 10 best places to work among midsize companies by the Phoenix Business Journal.
  • The Ascend Learning office in Gilbert includes the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and ClubConnect , LLC.
  • A complete list of the Best Places to Work 2020, along with more details on the winning companies, is available through Phoenix Business Journal.
  • About Ascend Learning: Ascend Learning is a leading provider of online educational content, simulation, software and analytics serving students, educational institutions and employers.

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Launches NASM Connected: A New Digital Subscription Membership Program with Exclusive Online Courses and Content for Fitness Professionals

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:00pm

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) , the worldwide leader in fitness certifications, announced the launch of a new service, NASM Connected , an exclusive and innovative subscription membership program for fitness professionals.

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  • The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) , the worldwide leader in fitness certifications, announced the launch of a new service, NASM Connected , an exclusive and innovative subscription membership program for fitness professionals.
  • "NASM is a trusted leader in the fitness industry, and it is our mission to provide the most current and relevant resources for the fitness community.
  • We created NASM Connected to empower fitness professionals with instant access to the most trusted and evolving content and information," said Laurie McCartney, President of NASM.
  • AFAA's Group Fitness Instructor Program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the leading accreditor of certificate courses in the fitness industry.

A Second U Expands Education Platform with Precision Nutrition, Bringing World-Class Nutrition Certification to the Foundation’s Trainers

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 1:30pm

Through the new partnership, A Second U trainers will gain complimentary access to the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification.

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  • Through the new partnership, A Second U trainers will gain complimentary access to the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification.
  • This will provide A Second U trainers with the ability to integrate nutrition coaching into their personal training programs, while also pursuing new clients as online nutrition coaches.
  • Precision Nutrition offers the only nutrition certification endorsed by CrossFit, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
  • Since 2016, A Second Us program which combines education and mentorship has helped more than 200 individuals get certified as personal trainers.

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Becomes the Official Education Partner for the NBA Athletic Trainers Association (NBATA)

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the worldwide leader in fitness, performance, and corrective exercise education, has partnered with the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association (NBATA) to become its official education partner.

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  • The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the worldwide leader in fitness, performance, and corrective exercise education, has partnered with the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association (NBATA) to become its official education partner.
  • Through this exciting collaboration, NBATA Athletic Trainers will have direct access to the industrys most respected and innovative education programs for developing elite athletes.
  • The NASM Corrective Exercise Specialization (NASM-CES) helps Athletic Trainers program unique and effective workouts tailored to the individual athlete.
  • By leveraging the principles taught inside CES, Athletic Trainers can safely and effectively help athletes move better, avoid injuries, and recover faster.

Pre-Registration Open for Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification; Providing the Latest in Nutrition Science and Proven Strategies for Coaching Individuals to Better Health

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 12:00pm

The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification not only gives coaches an in-depth understanding of nutrition science, but helps them practice the art of coaching.

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  • The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification not only gives coaches an in-depth understanding of nutrition science, but helps them practice the art of coaching.
  • As a result, Precision Nutrition is the only organization that both coaches real people directly and educates health and fitness professionals.
  • Precision Nutrition offers the only nutrition certification endorsed by CrossFit, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
  • The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) also approve Precision Nutrition for its professionals continuing education credits.

GetInsured Powers National Academy of Sports Medicine's Health Insurance Enrollment Platform

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 2:15pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GetInsured , a leader in health insurance enrollment technology, announced today that it will partner with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), a world-renowned personal training organization, to bring its award-winning health insurance shopping and enrollment platform to NASM's network of more than 65K actively certified fitness professionals.

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  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GetInsured , a leader in health insurance enrollment technology, announced today that it will partner with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), a world-renowned personal training organization, to bring its award-winning health insurance shopping and enrollment platform to NASM's network of more than 65K actively certified fitness professionals.
  • "Having great health insurance provides security and peace of mind, so we're thrilled to partner with GetInsured.
  • "Our mission has always been to make access to affordable health insurance simple and straightforward," said Sephy Hambaz, VP, Consumer Operations, GetInsured.
  • Since its founding in 2005, GetInsured has built market-leading e-commerce platforms and tools that have made health insurance enrollment simple for millions of Americans.