February 9, 2021
You have probably heard the saying “you cannot out workout a bad diet” before. It is generally true that most of us cannot outwork a bad diet unless aside from those who were born genetically great athletes. Unfortunately, most of us are the former, and what we eat matters more than how or how much […]
Protein is important. Protein helps our bodies function on a daily basis and help our bodies repair cells and create new ones. Protein helps everyone of all ages to stay strong, grow, develop and maintain their body. Protein shakes are a great way to get your protein intake and are easy to make! Protein shakes […]
The calendar is about to flip to April and Summer is just around the corner. Come Summer time, everyone wants a “Summer beach body”, but many do not know how to attain one. If you would like a “beach body” just before summer commences, you have come to the right place. You still have plenty […]
If you have a passion for working out, why not help others while doing and sharing what you love? Every time personal trainers help others motivate themselves and achieve their fitness goals, personal trainers learn more about themselves and grow and individuals. There are many benefits that come with being a personal trainer and if […]
Personal trainers will encounter all types of clients as they work, but a common theme among clients is either wanting to lose weight, gain muscle, or both. While a great exercise plan will help reach those goals, good nutrition plays a major role too. Before you become a personal trainer it’s important to have a good understanding of nutrition, but also understand what you are and are not certified to tell your client.
Becoming a personal trainer is a wonderful way to add meaning to your life by helping people in need. Personal training is serious work though, so having a great education before you begin taking on clients is essential. Personal training courses at the American Academy of Personal Training will provide you with all of the knowledge you’ll need to be a great personal trainer and make a real impact with your clients. Let’s discuss some of the things you can expect to learn during your personal training courses at the American Academy of Personal Training!
It’s a new year, and even though things are different during this crazy time, there’s one thing that has stayed the same. The “new year, new me” mentality plagues the world each and every January. However, it almost always falls through after a few weeks or months. So why are there so many failed new year’s resolutions?
Personal training is a fantastic career option that combines fitness, business, and helping others. However, the personal training education and certification market is saturated with different options that claim to offer the appropriate knowledge to be successful in this field.
Do Not “Fake it Until you Make it”.
I have heard this term used in so many different industries and I understand that it may be what needs to be done in some cases to be successful. I do not agree with this motto in the Health and Fitness industry. The reason being is because I know I would not be alright with a professional of any sort falsely informing me about my health or what is best for me.
AAPT Student spotlight
April Davison, 18 years old, currently enrolled in AAPTs September Day Class.
Why did you choose AAPT:
What is the saying? “Summer bodies are made in the winter” but what exactly does that mean?
A longtime client of mine recently asked me why I became a personal trainer. The question made me realize that the reasons I initially became a trainer are not the same reasons that I remain a personal trainer today.
You finally decided to join the millions of people who sign up for the gym each year. Let’s be honest about the motivation surrounding your decision to join. You either joined because you want to or because you have to. What’s the difference between the two?
What To Look For When Hiring A Personal Trainer
Flashback: It’s 9:53pm on a Thursday. There’s finally a more than 10-minute lull in my emails, and I try to sneak out of my office to go home for the day.