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Becoming Personal Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Becoming Personal Trainer.

What You Forgot to Ask Your Personal Trainer

You already know how personal trainers help you reach your goals and push you to the next level, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned exerciser. You probably also know a little about how to choose the right trainer with the proper qualificatio...  Read more

How to Choose a Personal Trainer

Personal trainers can help people reach their health and fitness goals, or they could be big wastes of money. It's tough to know whether or not you need a trainer's expertise. And if you do, it's even more difficult to pick the right one....  Read more

6 Things Your Personal Trainer Wishes You Didn't Do

They may seem superhuman at times, but personal trainers are people, too. And although they love sharing their workout wisdom and helping people reach their goals, there are a few things that might get under their skin when they're training a cli...  Read more

Breaking Up With Your Personal Trainer

Who knows your body almost as well as you do? Your personal trainer. He knows your weaknesses and has helped you turn them into strengths over time, pushing you to achieve more than you ever thought possible. The best way to avoid having a bad b...  Read more

The Iron Truth about Kettlebell Training

Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor...  Read more

My Own Personal Challenge Till the End of the Year
Updated 10/2/2015 8:29:23 PM

Finally, today at my TOPS weigh-in I am under the weight that I was at the beginning of the year. I find it very sad that I have been up and down all year and now I am only a half a pound less than I was in Jan. of this year. But, sad or not, it is...  Read more

be mindful of the thoughts in your head. become yo
Updated 9/26/2015 8:37:15 AM

be mindful of the thoughts in your head. become your own biggest cheerleader!!...  Read more

Arc trainer for 60 minutes this morning, then 36 m

Arc trainer for 60 minutes this morning, then 36 minutes of walking to/from the parking lot....  Read more

My personal coach recommended I have 1600-1700 cal
Updated 9/26/2015 7:27:17 PM

My personal coach recommended I have 1600-1700 calories a day based on my current wt&ht. I've been getting really dizzy during the day. I also am a pumping/nursing mom and my supply has dramatically decreased! suggestions?...  Read more

"Life is a process of becoming, a combination of s
Updated 9/22/2015 11:48:21 PM

"Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through." -Anais Nin Last quote of the day, goodnight everyone!...  Read more

Off Track

I'm a Personal Trainer that can"t get herself in the right mind set to Exercise198...  Read more

Get a Personal Trainer

Personal trainers can be costly but you can't put a price on good health. A personal trainer has helped me stay on program because he knows exactly what I need for success. He is someone who will push me past what I would normally do on my own. He...  Read more

Starfleet Boot Camp

A group for science fiction, and Star Trek fans who want to shape up, slim down, and become the healthiest lifeforms in the galaxy!...  Read more

The Wrong Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

I'm a certified personal trainer and I worked as a personal trainer during college. Even though celebrities, athletes, and regular folks hire personal trainers to help them get fit, I have always believed that most people don't actually need...  Read more

6 Scary Truths about Personal Trainers

When Stepfanie recently told me and then subsequently blogged about a bad experience she had with a personal trainer, I wasn't surprised. I know a bit about what goes on in gyms where the line between trainer and salesperson is a fine one. What s...  Read more