I was one of the first to take the NASM-CPT exam in a
Even with a bachelors of science in kinesiology and an
advanced NSCA-CSCS certification I felt the NASM-CPT exam was extremely
I did remember a few questions which required you to know
specific numbers which I think is unfair.
Unfair or not, you must be
prepared to be asked some questions about specific numbers such as the optimal
dietary protein grams per kg of body weight.
There is really no specific advice I can give you since I
took the test a couple long years ago. General advice would be to learn
the Optimum Performance Training (OPT) template like the back of your hand and
all the phases of training.
If you know the basic structure of the OPT template you
should be able to answer a large group of questions correctly.
Other advice would be to really study the things that
interest you. Since you only need to get 70% on the test to pass, you
should focus on the things which you are interested in and you will retain to
help your future clients.