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How To Be A Personal Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Be A Personal Trainer.

6 ''Biggest Loser'' Lessons to Unlearn

TV can be educational. After all, I outlined eight great lessons you can take from NBC’s hit television show, "The Biggest Loser" and apply to your own healthy lifestyle program. I said it then and I'll say it again: I am a big fa...  Read more

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Exercise Gadgets

Whether it's a popular new DVD or the latest at-home workout machine, people spend lots of money on fitness gadgets each year. Which ones do the SparkPeople Experts swear by--and actually use? Read on to find out! Chris Downie, Motivation ex...  Read more

What SparkPeople Coaches Eat at the Movies

Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p...  Read more

Weigh-In Secrets from the SparkPeople Coaches

There are a lot of different ways to measure your progress toward your goals. If you're trying to manage your weight, you could track your weigh-ins or judge how well your clothes fit. If you're trying to improve your fitness level, you might...  Read more

''Running Helped Me Lose Almost 100 Pounds!''

Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon. ...  Read more

Hi I am MarciaLS51 from IL
Updated 4/19/2014 5:08:40 PM

I am 62 years old, 5 feet tall. This is my second time to try Sparks the first I wasn't to into it. I have been on for 2 weeks , I started at 303.4 and I weighed at the Doctor yesterday I am 297.4. I am below 300. Next goal to be below 290. Smal...  Read more

I am re-new to spark people
Updated 4/19/2014 9:52:28 AM

I joined spark many years ago and it seemed to be working for a little while. I then hit a weight and couldnt seem to get past it. I really want this to work for me so if anyone can offer some ideas on how to pas that platue let me know. Thanks...  Read more

Am I counting the fruit/vegetable servings right?
Updated 4/19/2014 9:32:15 AM

In my lunch today: - 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli (2 servings) - 1 cup sliced mushrooms (2 servings) - 1/2 large orange bell pepper, chopped (1 serving) - 1/4 cup chopped scallions (1/2 serving) - 1 cup quartered strawberries (2 servings...  Read more

am I eating enough?
Updated 4/18/2014 3:50:49 PM

I have just recently started eating healthy and being active again. I am 227 5'6 and right now I have a small goal for 60 pounds. I am eating around 1000 calories a day. breakfast lunch and dinner with 2 snacks in between. Lots of fruits, chicken an...  Read more

i am still movin
Updated 4/17/2014 12:23:42 AM

today is the 4th day of cleaning room to room. painting what needs painted and organizing things that I have accumulated.. I think I have used every muscle in my body and at the end of the day I am tired. lol. still eating good food too. keeping my g...  Read more

Educate yourself from the proper sources!

I am a personal trainer and a weight management consultant, and the biggest problem I run into is when people begin a weight loss effort they start reading and watching everything they can find about it. There is a sea of miss information out there....  Read more

Off Track

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

Spark Utah The Official Team

A place where those in Utah can share triumphs, challenges, and their personal journey to health....  Read more

Confession: I'm Struggling With My Post-Baby Body

Getting back into shape after baby. Is it really as easy as many celebrities make it sound? Heidi Klum did the Victoria's Secret fashion show just a few months after the birth of her third child. Denise Richards posed for Playboy when her daughter...  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

8 Weeks with a Personal Trainer - My Challenge

For Valentines Day my 7 year old twin Godchildren gave their Aunt Pat a gift certificate for personal training in support of this healthy diet and exercise venture that I'm on. The intention was to use at the gym, that I joined. While I love the gym...  Read more

1st session with personal trainer

Hubby and I joined a gym on Monday night. With the purchase of the membership, they included a session for each of us with a personal trainer. I met with him today and it was AWESOME! He spent about 25 minutes getting to know me and my journey. H...  Read more