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    The Education You Need to Become a Certified Personal Trainer

    If you’re stuck in the daily grind of your nine-to-five desk job and you find yourself dreaming about helping others achieve their health and wellness goals, it might be time for a career change. With your passion, drive, and commitment, now is the best time to pursue an education to become a personal trainer and start changing lives.

    Here are four things you need to know as you explore personal trainer education and certification and work toward your end goal of helping others achieve health and fitness.

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    Personal Trainer Legal Forms: Paperwork That Will Keep Your Business in Shape

     

    Nearly every personal trainer is passionate about fitness. If you choose this as your profession, odds are you want to help others get in shape and live healthy lives. However, being a successful personal trainer can also mean being diligent about required paperwork. It may make things a little less enjoyable, but for any personal trainer, paperwork is essential.

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    What is the Cost of a Personal Trainer Certification?

    With more than one-third of adults in the United States battling obesity, it’s time to turn your passion for health and fitness into a career as a personal trainer. You have the drive to help others live a healthier lifestyle. Now, all you need is the training and certification. But how much will it cost?

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    17 Tips for A Successful Personal Trainer Business

    If you are entering the profession of personal training, right now is a time of growth and opportunity. Awareness of the benefits of personal training has been expanding for over a decade, as has the client market.

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    Can Personal Trainers Give Meal Plans?

    Fitness and nutrition naturally go hand-in-hand, and personal trainers are often asked for their advice on how clients can boost performance, lose weight, deal with a chronic health condition, lower potential health risks, and get adequate nutrient intake.

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    How to Legally Give Nutritional Advice as a Personal Trainer

    Fitness and nutrition go hand-in-hand when it comes to health, so it makes sense that many personal training clients may have questions about food choices, meal plans, and supplements that can complement their training.

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    Thinking About Becoming a Personal Trainer? Read This First

    When Idaho resident Katie Hug reached 270 pounds, becoming a personal trainer wasn’t on her mind.

    She was taking a long list of medications. She felt tired and hungry most of the time. And in between chasing three little kids around, she ate...a lot. It was her way of dealing with anxiety, stress, and depression.

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    How to Become a Personal Trainer Online: Follow These Steps

    When Dave Smith decided he wanted to learn how to become a personal trainer, he earned a fitness certification and started training clients in the gym.

    It was a great way to get started. But he wanted more control over his schedule, more time to spend with his family, a way to earn more money, and ultimately to help more people achieve their health and fitness goals.

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    Growing an Email List: Tips for Certified Personal Trainers

    You’re an expert at helping people build muscle, lose weight, run faster, and get in the best shape possible. That’s what certified personal trainers do best.

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    5 Tools to Make Your Job as a Certified Personal Trainer Easier

    Train clients. Get results. That’s your main objective when you’re a certified personal trainer. Nevertheless, being a personal trainer involves much more work than what your clients see in the gym. You’ve got to manage your schedule, develop programs, bill clients for training sessions, run marketing campaigns, and keep clients motivated to help them achieve their goals.

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