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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

Keeping track of personal statistics
Updated 4/1/2014 7:33:52 AM

Hi! A quick question, have ever tried to track your personal stats to get motivated? How many chocolate bars you eat per day/week/month, how often do you visit gym, or similar activities? And if you have, what tool do use to collect and analyze...  Read more

Returning Member that had became discouraged
Updated 3/22/2014 11:25:04 AM

I have returned after leaving for 4 months, I had gotten discouraged & depressed to the point I didn't care, but I know that was totally the wrong attitude to have. I have become motivated & my goal is to stay motivated & continue to lose the weight,...  Read more

New user and ready to become healthy!
Updated 3/12/2014 12:49:12 AM

Hello everyone! My name is Allee and I am 18. I saw that one of my favorite bloggers used Sparkpeople to kick start her weight loss so I though I would give it a try. I joined yesterday (3/10/14), and so far I really like the site. I joined because I...  Read more

A Video on my personal recipe?
Updated 2/24/2014 6:42:29 AM

Why is there a video on a recipe I submitted to MY RECIPES? I did NOT authorize ANYONE to put a video on one of MY recipes! Why are you making these changes without letting anyone know???...  Read more

Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer?
Updated 2/15/2014 10:54:24 AM

Hi there, I'm 22 years old guy who graduated two Fitness Instructor courses and one Personal Training course. I've been doing internship at the gym for 4 months, I started teaching spinning classes, Boxercise, X-Fit and Kettlebell classes. My...  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