Aug. 1 2011
TheNational Federation of Professional Trainers has been certifying fitnessprofessionalssince 1988 and offers an accredited Certified Personal Trainer(CPT)credential. NFPT's education material provides... View More
July 28 2011
Champaign, IL--Increasing muscle mass may be one of the toughest goals for weightlifters to achieve, but highly regarded strength training authority Nick Evans is making it easy to succeed. His new iPhone... View More
June 14 2011
From weekend warriors to tomorrow’s Olympians, the pros gather to discuss current applications for strength and conditioning training Coaches and others to explore special training considerations... View More
June 7 2011
DALLAS, June 6, 2011 – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association, a nonprofit organization representing and supporting members of the athletic training profession, will induct nine individuals... View More
June 3 2011
Everytwo or three years we, as certified personal trainers, are required to earn a predeterminednumber of continued education units (CEU) to maintain our certification status.Every recertification period... View More
Jan. 31 2011
In a survey of personal training clients, higher education ranked first (over experience) as the most sought after trait in a personal trainer. Earning continued education units (CEU) is required to maintain... View More
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June 9 2010
I don't think any serious long-term trainer is without at least one of the Strength Training Anatomy books in his or her library. Built on the reputation of eye-popping illustrations of the human muscular... View More
May 27 2010
Determining whether or not degrees and certifications truly make you a more effective trainer By Mark Roozen Trainers are often proud to let people know about their degrees, their certifications, their... View More
May 5 2010
With new and expanded information, extensive updates, and the most current research and best practices, Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual, Sixth Edition (Human Kinetics, 2010), is sure to make waves... View More
May 4 2010
Climbs and descents make or break cycling races, according to cycling coach Robert Panzera. In his upcoming book, Cycling Fast (Human Kinetics, June 2010), Panzera covers hills and all elements that can... View More
April 29 2010
The decision to start a weight training program is based on an end goal. So training without purpose is like looking for buried treasure without a map--your likelihood of success is slim. Since each person... View More
April 23 2010
Emerging research on training techniques for senior populations and their common ailments can be difficult to manage. Two of the industry's leading authorities, however, keep professionals updated with... View More
April 9 2010
As the nation strives to find a balance between healthcare and health insurance, the medical paradigm is limited in its ability to ensure wellness or responsible movement back toward health. The primary... View More
April 6 2010
The Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) announced today the launch of the industry's first fully secure and monitored online Personal Trainer Certification course available through www.afaa.com.... View More
April 3 2010
The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), the nation's premiere accrediting organization for distance learning institutions, voted in its January 16 meeting to grant... View More
March 16 2010
French journalist and anatomical illustrator Frédéric Delavier has changed the way millions of people view strength exercises with Strength Training Anatomy (Human Kinetics, March... View More
March 6 2010
Consuming nutrients at the right time and in appropriate amounts can take fitness and performance to a new level. The complex science behind nutrient timing, however, requires the help of sports nutritionists,... View More
March 3 2010
Jumping rope may be a popular activity on the playground, but this child's play has evolved into one of the most efficient ways to improve cardiovascular health. In the new edition of his popular book Jump... View More
March 1 2010
As the nation strives to find a balance between health care and health insurance, the medical paradigm is limited in its ability to ensure wellness or responsible movement back toward health. The primary... View More
Feb. 22 2010
In 10 years, the nation has certainly focused its attention on obesity, and now the First Lady has initiated a major campaign around it. In the new second edition of Physical Activity and Obesity, (Human... View More

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