Studying to become a Certified NASM Personal Trainer but struggling to understand flexion, extension, and other joint actions?

No worries – we got you!

There are many questions on the NASM-CPT exam that refer to flexion, extension, anatomical positions, planes of motion, and more! You may not use these terms with clients daily, but they are still important to help you get started and understand exercise from a deeper perspective.

Watch this clip from Axiom Instructor, Joe Drake, to simplify anatomical positions and learn how to identify joint actions easily.