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Personal Trainer Training Courses Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Personal Trainer Training Courses.

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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

25 Ways to Get Fit for Less Than $25

Everyone's holding their wallets and purse strings a little tighter these days. But that doesn't mean that you have to give up on getting fit just because times are tight. Exercise can be easy to fit into your day, just as it can be inexpensi...  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

7 Strength Training Excuses: Busted!

Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki...  Read more

My trainer told me she wants me to burn 500kc in a
Updated 4/29/2015 12:35:17 PM

My trainer told me she wants me to burn 500kc in a workout. Most of the time I do this but does it really matter if I don't always get there. Like sometes she'll absolutely hammer me in pt and I'll only burn say 300kc and there's no way id be able to...  Read more

Elliptical trainer question???
Updated 4/29/2015 11:27:09 AM

I've started using the elliptical trainers at the YMCA I go to. It's an older style precor machine. Just like this one-same brand/same company but a 10-15 year older model- www.globalfitness.com/fitness-equipment.as
px?fID=108#Precor E...  Read more

Have a vegetable course with dinner. . .
Updated 4/28/2015 10:00:16 PM

I read this advice this weekend and it made perfect sense to me. However, after listing "salad" and "raw veggies" as my options for getting into this habit, I ran out of ideas. What would you have as a "vegetable course" with your dinner?...  Read more

Not Me! I was in an office BL and of course lost
Updated 5/3/2015 5:15:44 PM

Not Me! I was in an office BL and of course lost my drive and gave up and now am 14lbs over my starting weight. I feel so heavy and need to get that drive back, been lazy in this spring winter season. Lots going on but I can't let that hold me back....  Read more

I need ideas for light strength training and cardi
Updated 4/25/2015 1:28:35 AM

I need ideas for light strength training and cardio getting over strep and something viral. Been sleeping or laying for the last 2 days and I tired of being immobile just want some active to keep me going...  Read more

Off Track

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

The Trainer Gets Carte Blanche!!!

I have tried joining a wellness center, a gym, and curves. I tried softball, racquetball,, and tennis. The Having recently been diagnosed with diabetes I am more cognizant of the need to exercise. I am using a Certified Personal Trainer. On the intak...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Poll: Should Personal Trainers Be Licensed?

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to finally catch up on some of my reading. If you were to see my office, my shelves are lined with books covering all aspects of health and fitness, with running being my primary focus. But I also subscribe to...  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