How to Be a Personal Trainer on a Cruise Ship

You may have big dreams of seeing the world as a personal trainer, but perhaps you don’t have as deep of pockets. It can be costly to get out there and see all of the continents and islands. One of the beauties of being a personal trainer, though, is that you can indeed work from […]

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5 Simple Tips to Shift Your Habits

Many of the choices we make every day are not decisions but rather a habit. Whether we know it or not, our brain creates a cycle of cue, routine, and reward — different cues are embedded into our daily routines and trigger a response without us having to even think about the choice. Charles Duhigg, the author […]

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I Need a Personal Trainer, but I Can’t Afford One

Deciding on change requires commitment. Setting new fitness goals and following through require effort. With or without a personal trainer, an individual needs to assess his or her mental state of preparedness. The beginning stages of change involve contemplation. When you move beyond contemplation, you’re ready to prepare, then act. Know your motivation for doing […]

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Personal Trainers for Muscle Building

The classic physiques of old-time and modern-day bodybuilders may be inspiring to you. Physiques showing off solid muscle definitely impress. There’s no secret to how all that muscle grew. A bodybuilder’s muscle mass comes from a dedication to working out hard in the gym. Randomly choosing exercises and lifting heavy, however, won’t lead you to […]

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Where can I find personal training advice online?

Back in the day, the only sources of information about weightlifting, fat loss, and physical culture were magazines. Anyone with an interest in personal training turned to the detailed pages in the magazines. In time, books, television shows, home video, and more added to the flow of the informational. Today, the internet now serves as […]

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How to Find Out if a Personal Trainer Is Certified

The day has arrived when you decide to sign up for personal training sessions. While motivated to start, you might not be completely sure about what particular personal trainer to work with. Choosing a certified personal trainer probably makes the most sense. Certifications indicate knowledge and credibility. Finding out whether a trainer holds a certification […]

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How to Set Up a Personal Training Session

  If you’re a brand new personal trainer, you’re probably excited to work with your first client. After all, you’ve just learned all there is to learn about training others, and you’re raring to go! But if you’re being truly honest, you probably have some nervous what-ifs running through your mind. How do you apply all […]

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Stay on Track and Finish!

Our team recently discussed the book Finish by John Acuff. Here are two scenarios you’re likely to face once you’ve gotten a project started — especially if you’re a perfectionist: What happens when your habit or schedule gets disrupted? What happens when your streak ends? Perfectionist Lie #1: “Quit if it’s not perfect.” What happens when you’ve set […]

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I’m a certified personal trainer, now what?

Becoming a certified personal trainer is a big and important step in your career. Once you celebrate passing your exam and joining the profession, you want to take the next steps to launch your career. There are many different ways to plan your career path and find ways to serve your clients. But where do […]

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How to Write a Thank You Note for Your Personal Trainer

Personal trainers truly do not expect anything in return. They help their clients get into shape because it’s part of their job and it’s what they feel passionate about. Therefore, most personal trainers feel that the best thank you gift is results. But, because personal trainers work hard to make sure that their clients achieve […]

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