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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

How do I find a personal trainer who specializes
Updated 6/23/2014 3:11:31 PM

I am looking for a personal trainer who specializes in obese women. Is there some professional organization I can contact to find someone in my area?...  Read more

Personal Trainer
Updated 6/23/2014 9:38:50 AM

Have you used a personal trainer? What qualifications did you look for? Same or opposite sex? Does it make a difference? Same with age? Your age, younger, older? Hire privately from an add or go through a gym? Any thoughts at all? I've re...  Read more

Cycling and Turbo Trainers (e.g. CycleOps Fluid 2)
Updated 6/15/2014 11:38:45 AM

I've just joined SP and am starting getting back into exercise. I don't like gyms and know that I would never stick to an exercise programme that involves going to one. My main issues with fitting in exercise are putting it off after a long day at wo...  Read more

When does exercise just become activity
Updated 7/7/2014 7:01:37 AM

I have come to the conclusion that there is a big difference between working out and having activity during the day. I also believe that activity is more important than exercise. One way I have found to put more activity into my life is walking to th...  Read more

Personal observation on the order of foods I eat
Updated 5/10/2014 11:38:24 AM

So nearly every workday I eat the same grouping of food. Breakfast: Cheese on bran wafers; coffee, hard boiled egg whites Snack: 1/4 cup nuts Lunch: homemade soup loaded with veggies made from chicken broth and usually with ground veal. Snack...  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

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

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