The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Art Fitness announced
today a strategic academic partnership to deliver the top health and
fitness curriculum and training methodology in a hands-on, classroom
setting for new certified personal fitness trainers.
"True to our
mission of providing students with a solid educational foundation, our
goal is to create the premier fitness training school allowing for an
in-depth educational experience," said Alisa Rose, Art Fitness CEO. "To
achieve this objective, we knew it was critical to align ourselves with
the fitness certification program that would best prepare our students
for a successful career as a professional fitness trainer. The best
partner for us is NASM because of its reputation as an industry leader."
a global leader in personal training certification, sports performance
training and injury prevention and recovery, is the premier certifying
body and education authority for Certified Personal Trainers (CPT).
Accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA),
the NASM CPT credential is the preferred choice of top health clubs and
fitness facilities around the world. Students who complete the NASM-CPT
program earn a variety of health and fitness skills, including:
accurate fitness assessments Recruiting and retaining clients
Developing evidence-based exercise programs Teaching and demonstrating
proper techniques Empowering, challenging and motivating clients toward
an improved quality of life
"Through this collaboration with Art
Fitness we’re making our CPT program much more accessible and creating a
long-term career path for health and fitness professionals looking to
advance their education," said Andrew Wyant, president of the National
Academy of Sports Medicine.
After completing and passing the
NASM-CPT exam, graduates have the opportunity to pursue flexible, and
financially rewarding careers in a variety of settings such as
multi-purpose health clubs, corporate fitness centers, independent
business operators, community centers and more.
interested in becoming a NASM certified personal trainer at Art Fitness
should contact 302-477-0123, or www.artfitnesstraining.com.
institutions interested in learning more about NASM curriculum should
contact the NASM Academic Advisory Team at 1.800.460.NASM (6276) or
About Art Fitness
was established to answer the need that big corporate gyms are missing
out on. Getting back to good health takes more than just exercise and
nutrition - it takes a committed support team and the feeling that you
and your health matters and is the top priority.
who understands the day-to-day struggles with getting in shape and the
difficulties with making healthy, correct nutrition choices is
imperative to the success of a lifestyle journey, and it is the
foundation Art Fitness is built on.
To learn more about Art Fitness, visit www.ArtFitnessTraining.com or call 302.477.0123.
1987, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been a global
leader in providing evidence-based certifications and advanced
credentials to health and fitness professionals. In addition to its
NCCA-accredited fitness Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certification,
NASM offers a progressive career track with access to Advanced
Specializations including the Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES),
Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), Continuing Education courses,
and accredited Bachelor and Master Degree programs. The NASM educational
continuum is designed to help today’s health and fitness professional
enhance their career while empowering their clients to live healthier
To learn more about NASM certifications, visit
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