About Us

We’re the fittest.


It’s true. We are the best of the best. Since 1987 NASM has been the global leader in delivering evidence-based certifications and advanced specializations to health and fitness professionals. Our products and services are scientifically and clinically proven. They are revered and utilized by leading brands and programs around the world and have launched thousands of successful careers.

The industry leader – the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) credential is one of the most respected personal training certification in the health and fitness industry. We first garnered attention by pioneering the exclusive Optimum Performance Training (OPT) method – the first science based training system in the industry.

In addition to our (CPT) certification, NASM offers a progressive career track with access to Advanced Specializations, Continuing Education courses, and accredited Bachelor and Master Degree programs. The vision of NASM is to empower fitness and wellness professionals, supporting them in their goal of motivating clients to lead healthier lives.

NASM is part of Ascend Learning, the leader in providing technology-based education and certification solutions.

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