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Evidence-based training.

Application-based preparation

The NASM Certified personal Training (CPT) Program

The NASM-CPT program is a proven, evidence-based training model that prepares you for real-world situations. Practical and application-focused content is presented in an easy-to-understand format. You’ll master complex scientific principles and be prepared to challenge the certification exam in order to enter the industry with the skills, knowledge, and techniques to change lives—including your own!

You could be ready to start in as little as 10 weeks!

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Your Success is Our Business

For three decades, NASM has been renowned for the quality of its trainers and the scientific rigor of its program. In fact, all of NASM’s programs are developed from comprehensive scientific research that’s supported by the NASM Research Institute at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The industry’s most accomplished experts oversee its programs and partnerships.


Guaranteed Employment or Your Money Back!

As part of the All-Inclusive program, NASM guarantees you'll find a job within 90 days of your CPT certification, or your money back.* Learn more about everything the All-Inclusive program has to offer.

*Terms and conditions apply.


NASM’s exclusive Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) model is the industry’s first comprehensive training system based on scientific, evidence-based research. It takes the guesswork out of program design and helps you produce consistent and remarkable results for your clients. This systematic and integrated (total body) training, reconditioning and rehabilitation program incorporates six components:

  • Flexibility
  • Cardiorespiratory
  • Core
  • Balance
  • Power
  • Strength

The OPT model focuses on integrated solutions for every fitness level. It’s proven successful in training, reconditioning and rehabilitating elite, college, and recreational athletes alike. It’s also been extremely successful in helping people decrease body fat, increase lean muscle mass, improve performance and overall health. In other words, it’s good for every body.


NASM Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) Model


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