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Personal Trainer Certifications Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Personal Trainer Certifications.

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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

My trainer measured my Body fat % today. It was 23
Updated 10/16/2014 11:07:12 AM

My trainer measured my Body fat % today. It was 23.3 & now it's 19.2! I'm a happy camper. I gained 3 lbs but it was muscle not fat according to my trainer. Feeling accomplished!...  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

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

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