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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

Should I hire a trainer or do a boot camp?
Updated 8/28/2014 1:35:55 PM

I am not active. I do have a two year old, a three year old, and a six year old. I spend a lot of time sitting, and I know I need to make changes. I want to. I will be starting a part time job soon, that pays well, and my husband told me I coul...  Read more

Can't update my personal information and signature
Updated 8/20/2014 12:50:23 PM

I went in earlier and updated my personal information and signature on my spark page to reflect the mileage I have walked. I noticed an error in it and went back to make a change but now I keep getting the following error: "No html Please! . . ." I...  Read more

Renewing my faith in becoming a healthier me
Updated 8/20/2014 4:25:07 AM

I have been on this roller-coaster ride for many years now. I would get motivated to lose weight and I might lose about 10 lbs but that's it. I end up going back to my normal weight. You see I call my weight normal. No it's not normal because I feel...  Read more

How do become friends on the site?
Updated 8/1/2014 11:13:30 AM

I receive messages saying that someone has made me a friend but I don't know what to do to add them....  Read more

Bodyrider trainer 3 in 1
Updated 7/26/2014 6:20:41 PM

We recently bought a bodyrider trainer 3 in 1 and I love it. Does anyone else have one? I am up to 26 minutes on it. It is a bike..a recumbent bike and an eliptical all in one. I am only to 4 minutes on the eliptical..any tips that you can give me a...  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