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Becoming Personal Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Becoming Personal Trainer.

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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

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

This last week has not been good. Trainer over wor
Updated 10/13/2014 10:30:11 AM

This last week has not been good. Trainer over worked me, then my mother in law passed away and work has been a killer. Next two days off and going to get back to the gym but not going to over do it. I've been doing so good....  Read more

Indoor cycling trainer--do distance computers work
Updated 10/10/2014 7:41:39 AM

I just bought an indoor trainer for my bike. I am thinking of getting some sort of fitness band to measure HR and other things. Question is, I would like some computer that can calculate speed/distance that will work for an indoor trainer stand...  Read more

ran outside today and I beat my personal best! I r
Updated 10/5/2014 12:42:39 PM

ran outside today and I beat my personal best! I ran 5 and a half miles! It was just so beautiful outside n with a cool breeze I felt unstoppable! Every hill, even the steep ones, I sped up and ran faster to the stop! Then went to work. Sore feet :)...  Read more

Have we become too sensitive?
Updated 10/20/2014 2:02:00 AM

To me, one of life's survival skills is the ability to laugh at your self, to see the humor in everyday life, in you own and others foibles. I was reading an article about Joan Rivers career and how she would respond to hecklers. She had a rout...  Read more

Bypassing alerts sent to personal email account
Updated 9/25/2014 2:26:18 PM

Hi! I'm back at SP after a long absence, and I am still in the process of trying to navigate all the ins and outs of the site. I do have a question: Is there anywhere on here where there are links built into the site to let the user know if, for...  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