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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Brett Bennett, Master Level Nutrition Consultant

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate, we’ve selected 25 grads to showcase. Meet our next featured grad, Brett Bennett, an AFPA Master Level Nutrition Consultant, who left her career in management consulting to pursue a more fulfilling career in the health, fitness, and nutrition industry.

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Rosie Acosta, Nutrition & Wellness Consultant

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate our 25th year in business, we’re selecting 25 grads to showcase this year. Meet our next featured grad, Rosie Acosta, an AFPA Certified Nutrition & Wellness Consultant, who's been certified with us for 10+ years and has used to her certification to build a successful health and wellness career.

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Andrew Schuth, Personal Trainer

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate our 25th year in business, we’re selecting 25 grads to showcase this year. Meet our next featured grad, Andrew Schuth, an AFPA Personal Trainer, who's been certified with us for 10+ years and has used to his certification to build a successful group fitness and personal training business.

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Candace Bell, Holistic Nutritionist

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate our 25th year in business, we’re selecting 25 grads to showcase this year. Meet our first featured grad, Candace Bell, an AFPA Certified Holistic Nutritionist, who's utilized her certification to build a one-on-one holistic nutrition counseling business and a successful gluten-free recipe and lifestyle blog.

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    6 Steps to Becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published November 2014 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Are you passionate about physical fitness, training and motivating athletes to excel and improve their performance? Do you already have knowledge and expertise from participating in sports throughout your life? As a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, you can work with a variety of different athletic individuals, from aspiring to professional athletes. If you're interested in a career that is not only fulfilling mentally, but physically, and inspires others in the process; a professional fitness career could be right for you.

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    AFPA vs. Institute for Integrative Nutrition: Holistic Nutrition Program Certification

    As people become more empowered to take control of their health, nutrition is naturally a major area for personal change. But with so much research being released every day, and sometimes conflicting advice that comes from it, many of those looking for solid nutrition info need help navigating their way to wellness. That’s where a nutrition professional can come in and provide meaningful insights for a range of clients.

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    AFPA Publishes Guide to Personal Trainer Salaries

    Leader in Fitness Certification Programs Examines the Income Potential of Professionals in This Booming Industry

    Ship Bottom, NJ—October 20, 2016 — American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA), the industry leader in providing health, fitness, and nutrition certification programs to world-class professionals, today announced it is publishing a guide examining the income potential of personal trainers. The e-book, The Ultimate Personal Trainer Salary Guide, is available for free download at https://www.afpafitness.com/ultimate-personal-trainer-salary-guide.

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    Charging the Right Fees For Your Personal Training Services

     

    As seen in AFPA ENews 

    The two primary fee structures you’ll use for your personal training business are hourly and flat-fee contract service agreements. While some trainers use one or the other exclusively, most use a combination. It’s a good idea to offer a variety of service agreements and hourly rate structures but not so many that your prospective clients are confused. Keep your fee structures simple but with sufficient options to suit both your clients’ ability to pay and their individual fitness needs.

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    Impressive New Smartphone Apps in Health & Medicine

    Impressive New Smartphone Apps in Health & Medicine

    Smartphones are just about everywhere. In the U.S. alone, more than 91 million Americans now use a smartphone. Of course, these devices are much more than just a phone.

    The fact that there are apps for many areas in personal health and medicine is

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    Give extra care to the caregivers you train

    As seen in AFPA ENews

    Why it is important to give extra care to the caregivers you train!

    Kathy was a regular in Pilates class on Thursdays. Because I saw her from week to week, I was able to notice significant weight loss and increased lack of focus.

    Worried, I singled her out

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