GILBERT, Arizona – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM®), a global leader in fitness certifications, today announced its newest program, Certified Wellness Coach (NASM-CWC). The 100% online program officially launches on December 22sd, 2021 and is now available for pre-order. NASM-CWC will integrate cutting-edge tools with expert guidance supported by a deep understanding of nutrition, fitness, recovery, mindfulness and meditation – equipping fitness professionals and enthusiasts alike. health and wellness knowledge and resources to help others live healthier and happier lives.
“As a forward-thinking company, we are constantly striving to achieve the current and future goals of our community,” said Laurie McCartney, President of NASM. “It was important for our team to develop a unique program that presents many real world scenarios. NASM-CWC gives coaches key information and evidence-based tools to better position clients for optimal wellness to live balanced and fulfilling lives.
NASM developed the CWC program to equip individuals with the tools and knowledge necessary to create and maintain physical and emotional well-being. The new program takes a two-tier approach; educate individuals on the key elements of well-being while offering innovative coaching strategies at all levels.
“The NASM-CWC program offers a holistic approach to the challenges of everyday life,” said Jaime Tartar, professor of psychology and research director at Nova Southeastern University, who was part of the team of experts who developed the program with NASM. “Many people find it difficult to maintain an appropriate exercise and nutrition regimen, which in turn leads to increased stress levels and overall poor physical and mental health. Certified Wellness Coaches are able to identify these barriers and set personalized goals based on all of the pillars that support optimal health and well-being.
In addition to providing in-depth knowledge in five areas of intervention; movement, nutrition, mental and emotional well-being, regeneration and recovery and coaching, the CWC program aims to equip the certified wellness coach with a wide range of strategies and perspectives. The evidence-based curriculum aims to provide a deeper understanding of fitness and nutrition, which other health coaching programs do not. The Wellness Coach functions as the hub that connects all aspects of health, fitness and wellness.
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About NASM: The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) is a world leader in physical education and certifications. Drawing on over 34 years of expertise, NASM programs create a roadmap for fitness professionals to help their clients achieve better physical and mental performance in athletics and everyday life. . NASM provides an industry-unique training system, with the Optimum Performance Training (OPT ™) model, creating robust courses and content based solely on evidence-based scientific research. NASM has trained more than 1.3 million fitness professionals in more than 80 countries, creating a global space for optimal wellness and fitness.