What Can I Expect for an Athletic Trainer Salary?

    Over the past few weeks we have been taking a deeper dive into a few different career options in the health and fitness industry. From a Medical Exercise Specialist to a Personal Trainer; today we are going to take a closer look at what it takes to become an Athletic Trainer and what you can expect to gain financially. 

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    How to Become a Certified Group Fitness Trainer

    If you're passionate about the health and fitness industry and are looking to inspire others to lead a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle, group fitness training may be exactly what you're looking for in a career. Whether you have always been excited about attending your Monday night Indoor Cycling class or you're looking for a more fulfilling career path, a group fitness certification can not only help you to stay in shape during the chaos, but can help you add diversity to your career.

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    Personal Trainer Job Description & Salary

    Have you been dreaming about a career in fitness but are not sure where to start? Maybe you don't think you have what it takes? We feel confident that you do; all you need is the right resources to get started! 

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    How to Get Started with a Career in Nutrition Counseling

    If you have been considering a career in the health and fitness industry there is no better time than the present! At AFPA, we are becoming more conscious than ever about what we eat and where it comes from, especially with increasing trends towards organic, sustainable or locally grown food.

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    How to Grow a Family Fitness Program at Your Gym

    A family fitness program is a great way to encourage families to live a healthy lifestyle. It can be an excuse to have fun together and nurture a deeper family connection. Children learn from their parents, so it's safe to say that a child from a family of marathon runners is probably going to lead a more active life then a children from a family that does not exercise regularly. It's important for children to learn by example, but running on a treadmill is probably not an 8 year old's idea of a good time...at least not for more then five minutes. So how do you find activities that the whole family can enjoy together while staying active? It's easier than you think!

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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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    Considering a Career as a Holistic Nutritionist?

    Are you considering a career as a holistic nutritionist? Or perhaps you already have your credentials and want to know what the next step is to becoming a successful Holistic Nutritionist.

    Here are some general questions and answers you may find helpful as to why you may want to pursue a career as a Holistic Nutritionist.

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    6 Tips for Training an Overweight or Obese Client

    At some point in your personal training career you may encounter the opportunity to train overweight or obese clients. If you are seasoned personal trainer or a newbie to personal training, you may find these tips for training overweight clients helpful!

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    7 Keys to Being a Successful Personal Trainer

    You may define a successful personal trainer as getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame, and/or getting the correct or desired result of an attempt. Whatever your personal definition, below we have provided 7 simple keys to help you be a successful personal trainer by any standard.

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    5 Tips To Successfully Market Yourself As A Personal Trainer

    5 Tips To Successfully Market Yourself As A Personal Trainer

    As a newly Certified Personal Trainer we want your business to be profitable and successful. Here is a short list of ideas to help you get more clients, retain those personal trainer clients you already have and grow & promote your personal trainer business.

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