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Personal Trainer Certification Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Personal Trainer Certification.

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

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

Exercise Safety Tips for Beginners

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move. But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i...  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

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

Just got my self a cross trainer, omg loads of fun
Updated 5/28/2016 2:11:42 PM

Just got my self a cross trainer, omg loads of fun n sweating loads after only 15mins think this is really gonna help with my weight loss !!!!! Bring it on...  Read more

18, 000 steps today. A personal best. Hip bursitis
Updated 5/27/2016 8:32:46 PM

18, 000 steps today. A personal best. Hip bursitis is aching a little but that feeling of success makes it not as bad....  Read more

So my personal lifestyle change that includes weig
Updated 5/27/2016 9:44:21 PM

So my personal lifestyle change that includes weight loss also includes taking care of myself, my home, and my family better than I ever have. On that note, I have washed, dried, and FOLDED 4 loads of laundry this afternoon!! Also, cals in range!!...  Read more

Another Down at the gym .... that Arc Trainer is g
Updated 5/27/2016 10:34:53 AM

Another Down at the gym .... that Arc Trainer is going to kill me LOL #motivated...  Read more

Does anyone see a personal trainer? I'm a believer
Updated 5/26/2016 9:09:18 AM

Does anyone see a personal trainer? I'm a believer now! I thought I was somewhat in shape... Until. He has found makes I didn't know I had! It's awesome. Anyone else train with someone?...  Read more

The Benefits of a Personal Trainer

The Benefits of a Personal TrainerToo Busy to Work Out?If you're having a hard time getting motivated at the health club, or just don't feel like you're getting enough out of your exercise routine, consider hiring a personal trainer. More than just a...  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

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

How to Find a Qualified Personal Trainer

45 percent: That's the number of personal trainers who claim to be certified but really aren't, according to the IDEA Health & Fitness Association. If you've ever worked with a trainer, or think you might in the future, a statistic li...  Read more

Personal Trainer Certification Begins Now!!

I'm excited to say that I'm a student again! Gosh I never thought that this day would come. As a few of you know I've always had the goal of becoming a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. Well, I thought that the first step to achieving...  Read more

Studying for my Personal Trainer Certification

Some of you may know that, with the encouragement of my trainer at the gym, I have decided to study to become a certified personal trainer. I thought it might be helpful for me (and maybe even you, :D) if I wrote about some thoughts from each of the...  Read more