Practical Program Design Mastery
It’s been a long time coming and I’m excited to release my brand-new programming resource that is going to change the way personal trainers and coaches design workouts for clients. If you read my articles or watch any of my videos, you know I’m all about practicality....read more
How to Avoid Workout Injuries
This article examines ways that trainers and coaches can take steps in order to effectively reduce the risk of clients suffering a training-related injury. The following is a peer-reviewed article Nick Tumminello coauthored with Dr. Jason Silvernail, who holds one of...read more
The Corrective Exercise Trap – Full Article
The Corrective Exercise Trap article, which I had the honor of coauthoring with Jason Silvernail and Ben Cormack, is open access for everyone to read by downloading the PDF below. Our article was originally published in the March 2017, Volume 4 – Issue 1 of the NSCA...read more
5 Calf Exercises You’ve Never Tried
Those who train mainly for aesthetics focus on calf growth of course, but it’s far less common to see athletes working on their calves. And that’s a shame because it could be what gives them an advantage. These results come as no surprise given that ankle...read more
Squats Are Bad: How To Improve The Fitness Industry
This week I made a post about burpees on Facebook and it caused a bit of an uproar. Personally, I’m ok with burpees, but there are coaches that feel like burpees are a bad exercise. However, I’m fine with everyone having their own opinion. What really caused an issue...read more
NT Loop Minis – The New Nick Tumminello Mini Bands
I’m super excited to announce the release of my brand new NT Loop product: The NT Loop Mini. The NT Loop Mini is designed to replace the traditional latex mini-band while making significant improvements and delivering the comfort, versatility, and durability that NT...read more
The Best Personal Trainer Regulation Is Self Regulation
Recently I posted on Facebook about how I’m not in support of having more regulation in personal training. That post sparked some serious conversation and quite a few different viewpoints which led me to make the following video to clarify a few things. In this...read more
8 Must-Have Personality Traits For Trainer Success
Think of the best trainers that you’ve ever met or worked with. Chances are, it was mainly their personality, not their knowledge or letters behind their name, that impacted you the most. It was their presence, their energy, that really made them stand out. In the...read more
The Most Dangerous Resistance Band Exercises
There are a couple pieces of affordable, versatile and portable equipment that I recommend you always have in your gym bag: resistance bands with handles, a hip loop band and NT Loops. These resistance bands are not only easy to pack when you’re traveling but allow...read more
The 4 Mandatory Athletic Movements for Sports Performance Training
Most clients and athletes I’ve trained want to build an all-around stronger, more adaptable body that’s capable of performing at a higher level in any environment…not just inside the gym. To accomplish this, I developed this list...read more
Band Face Pulls are Dangerous!
Put simply, face pulls with a cable are a great exercise! However, face pulls with a band are a different story in that they violate the number one rule of resistance band exercise safety: never pull a band toward your face. Cable Face Pull Exercise Tip Why NOT to do...read more
Box Jumps: 6-Phase Jumping and Landing Progression
I’ve developed and use the following 6-phase box jump and landing exercise progression. That said, for coaching all exercises, I use the same process popularized by American football coaches: Stance – Alignment – Assignment. The stance for both the...read more
This course will teach you everything you need to know about becoming a great trainer so you can thrive in the fitness industry.
And, frankly, it’s not just about knowing a lot of exercises or getting your clients more results. It’s actually more nuanced than that and you’ll see why.
In this 3-part video series you’ll discover:
- What the real job of a personal trainer is
- What separates a great trainer from a not-so-great one
- The difference between an exercise “memorizer” and an exercise “analyzer”
- The 3 different tiers of personal trainers
- The 5 things great trainers NEVER do
And much more!
If your goal is to become a great trainer in order to raise the level of the fitness industry and do better for your clients, then you’ll want to sign up for this free course below!
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There are a ton of resources currently available for trainers to learn how to build programs, but most fall short because they’re usually designed for athletes, powerlifters, or body builders – not the clients that you’re working with 90 percent of the time.
It’s time that personal trainers gain access to a programming system that simplifies the theory and is heavy on practical solutions.
One that can easily take into account a client’s goals, needs, and preferences and deliver killer training sessions each time.
That’s exactly what Practical Program Design Mastery accomplishes and MUCH MORE!
MMA Conditioning Course
This MMA Conditioning online course pulls no punches in equipping you to help MMA athletes of any level prepare for their next fight. In this course, I focus on the art of constructing programs that’ll make your fighters hit harder, be less susceptible to injury, and go into their next fight confident that they’ll outlast their opponent.
Advanced Bodyweight Training Course
This Advanced Bodyweight Training online course caters to your Personal Training clients who can’t (or won’t) train at a gym, or who need to still maintain their exercise regime whilst on holiday or traveling. In this course, I explain why you don’t need barbells or dumbbells to build muscle and performance, reveal the best way to use resistance bands, and provide a library of sample workouts and circuits for you to adapt for your own training programs.
That program you’re following—the one you love—may be more harmful than beneficial. Or maybe, with some slight alterations, that program is exactly what you need. That’s why Nick developed Your Workout PERFECTED. It’s a unique and cooperative approach—one that works to improve, not replace, your routine.
Inside, there are 243 exercises and 71 programs to develop your fitness, promote fat loss, improve your function and performance, or work on your physique, including beginner workout programs for those who are just starting and even alternative home or hotel gym workouts and bodyweight workouts. Plus, you’ll learn the following:
• The mistakes you may already be making
• Minor changes to techniques that can produce big results
• Why certain exercises are preferable over others
• Whether men and women should be trained differently
• Exercises to avoid and proven principles to follow
• Combinations and sequences to maximize results
Every weekend warrior has two goals: compete successfully and look great doing it. Enter Building Muscle & Performance: The Program for Strength, Size, and Speed.
Step by step you’ll learn the best exercises for increasing speed, explosiveness, athleticism, and endurance. Push yourself to the limits with strength and power lifts and progressions, power training drills, and cardio conditioning workouts. The results are challenging yet exhilarating. You will discover performance and physique that you never thought possible.
No fads, gimmicks, or miracle claims.
Just science-based programming, sensible strategies, and the results you desire.
• More than 150 exercises using barbells, dumbbells, resistance bands, machines, and body weight
• Realistic nutrition recommendations for staying healthy, maintaining muscle, and regulating your metabolism
•Step-by-step instructions, photos, and advice for performing and sequencing the most effective fat-loss circuits, combinations, and complexes
•Home, gym, and body-weight-based workouts along with comprehensive programming for losing fat quickly and keeping it off
Whether you’re a beginner looking for a step-by-step guide to fat loss or a seasoned fitness professional looking for new exercises to spice up existing routines, Strength Training for Fat Loss is the safe program that produces results.
• By Faith Bevan (Nick’s Mother)
• As a medical practitioner with over 20 years of experience, and cancer survivor, Faith Bevan provides provide you with some comfort and direction should you or a loved one must deal with cancer or another life changing/threatening illness.
Written in Two Parts complimenting one another:
• Part One: My Journey of Healing Through Cancer to Living Life to The Fullest, chronicles the journey from health to illness, to treatment, to remission. You will share in my fears, the tears, the smiles, the pitfalls and the growth; there is information, introspection and inspiration.
• Part Two: My Tools of Health Through Cancer to Living Life to the Fullest, shares information and tools I found helpful to regain my life. An easy to follow guide on nutrition, meditation, breath work, yoga postures and movement.
An 8-week, no-gym-needed program for increasing muscle and breaking fitness plateaus.
• 15 Different Workout Charts featuring the exact sets and reps you’ll perform for each exercise in each workout.
• 4 DVDs providing step-by-step instruction.
• 2 Versions of this 8-week workout plan: A Home/Gym version and a Hotel Room version.
• A Comprehensive Training Manual (200+ pages)
The True Muscle training plan is a 100% open access hybrid-training program I designed that’ll get you the muscle and the hustle. To bring you this program, I’ve teamed up with New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford, who is also known as one the NFL’s fittest men.
Go here to watch the program intro video, get the full program details along with the videos of the workouts I did with Steve, to learn about the 3-phases of training in this 9-week program, and then start using the program. There’s even a True Muscle nutrition plan.
And, it’s all completely open access.