Unconventional Education
Jan. 3 2019
Expand your education with some unconventional sources... View More
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Dec. 3 2018
Continue filling the knowledge gap throughout your professional fitness career... View More
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April 3 2018
Successful people invest in learning... View More
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April 3 2018
To be the best trainer you can be, mastering the learning process is key... View More
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Feb. 15 2017
Here is a to do list for the newly certified/degreed personal trainer. ... View More
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Feb. 8 2014
I read a blog post recently on this subject and found it very interesting, and quite relevant. I thought if the question is being asked, then let's address it! There is no doubt there are lots of people... View More
Oct. 15 2013
Recently a group of students at a nearby trade school,graduated with a degree in personal training and achieve their NASMcertification. Like I was when I first became certified, these kids areecstatic... View More
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Sept. 1 2012
When I started my fitness career as a personal trainer, I scoffed when clients told me they had great workouts from yoga. The majority of my clients' goals were LGN -- "look-good-naked." With that... View More
July 1 2012
Often associated with explosive activities of performance training for athletes, functional training is much more than just hammering out kettlebell swings and flipping gigantic truck tires.It's best defined... View More
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June 1 2012
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, "Employment of fitness trainers and instructors is expected to grow by 24 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than... View More
Jan. 10 2012
Most of us get our start in the fitness industry the same way. We are hard-studying kinesiology students in college trying to earn some extra money on the side by filling our schedules with a few clients... View More
Dec. 9 2011
In the midst of a busy day in the certified personal training business we often get caught up in our daily demands -- setting up equipment, writing and instructing workout programs, renewing dues,... View More
Oct. 31 2011
The certified personal training (CPT) business has many perks. We get to select our own work schedules, pick and choose which clients we want to work with, most of us are allowed to charge our own rates... View More
Oct. 11 2011
While walking from my office to the front desk to meet my new client for her initial consultation I wonder what kind of energy she is going to give off. In the past I've had some wonderful consultations... View More
Sept. 13 2011
Every year I attend two or three large fitness-related conferences to further my education, network with other professionals, and to recharge my batteries by getting away from the daily grind of training... View More
Aug. 2 2011
Two years ago, I had the opportunity to attend a continuededucation clinic ("From Counting Reps to Counting Revenue") taught bytwo of the most successful fitness professionals in our business. AlwynCosgrove... View More
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

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