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Sticky Thread Sticky: About becoming a personal trainer

I get a lot of messages and questions from would-be and new trainers, and most dedicated gym-goers have at some point wondered about becoming a PT, so this goes out to them. Any questions or comments, fire away. Sr9FXdWc9l8

KyleAaron‎, 06-10-2019 05:13 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: QUESTION: Which certificates are the best?

The 'Big 3' certifications are ACSM, NASM, and NSCA. ACSM http://www.acsm.org/ NASM http://www.nasm.org/

Mythic Beast‎, 09-14-2008 09:57 PM
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Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: How To Be overprepared for the NASM

Hey guys ,after posting these past few weeks in here I constantly get pms regarding taking the NASM but that doesn't bother me at all , I am making this post to help everyone in the future on taking the NASM. My NASM experience was a very long one, I drove 3 hours to fail it by 1 point! This was...

Bradster101190‎, 06-07-2011 01:05 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: [new PTs] Wage, percentage and rental

Attached is a rental contract from Goodlife here in Australia . The rest we can't see as the interviewing manager (illegally) wouldn't let the potential "employee" take the rest with them to examine at home (or even worse, let a lawyer see it) and shredded it in front of them. You can see why...

KyleAaron‎, 06-05-2017 09:18 PM
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Post nasm discount code

Does anyone have a current and valid nasm discount code i could use??

rez914‎, 03-18-2015 06:02 AM
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Ryan's Q&A Thread - Building Successful PT/Coaching Businesses

What's up everyone? Whether you know me or not, I've been on the bb.com forums for years. My main threads revolve around my GST program and I've managed them for the past five + years. Feel free to browse them so you can get a feel for who I am and how I operate. First Thread:...

2020Wellness‎, 05-14-2015 12:32 PM
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New Fitness Instructor

I've recently become a Certified Fitness Instructor Level 5 & Busy with a Professional Diploma for Diet & Nutrition, Any recommendations for other courses, diplomas or certifications i could do to further become an in demand Personal Trainer? I also plan on doing a Strength & Fitness Advanced...

Nihil31‎, 05-13-2022 04:40 AM
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Looking to a bodybuilding coach. LA area

As the title states, I'm looking to find a coach to prep for a show in a year or so. Needs to be in-person, I can't handle the video or online coaching.

Imjustanunknown‎, 02-10-2022 02:26 PM
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Personal training…studio?

Hey all, I’ve been a certified personal trainer for a few months now and finding work has been difficult (mostly because they ALL involve slashing my pay in half). But I got to thinking, there are small suites at a building in the middle of town that would make a great studio for 1 on 1 training...

BeginnerGainz‎, 02-18-2022 10:49 AM
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how or where to find a good online nutrition coach?

Hello, I've been looking around and found it very difficult to find good reliable online nutrition coaching sources. Do you all have any recommendations for any coaches or sites to refer me to?

andygeorge4‎, 03-07-2022 08:39 AM
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I'll be getting my powerlifting coach certification at the end of the month hopefully

I've generally trained bodybuilding style mostly, but I've done several powerlifting competitions and I seem to favour powerlifting now over bodybuilding, so I've been getting stuck in with actively learning about strength training and powerlifting specifically, instead of just learning as I go...

blademontane‎, 03-05-2022 10:55 AM
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Question Who is this?

I'm sorry if this isn't the right place to post this, I just want to know who is this model from Bodybuilding.com

userKIUMUNWT5TQ‎, 03-01-2022 12:36 PM
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Smile Looking for a Bodybuilding Coach

Good Afternoon, this my first time ever posting on this forum. I am currently looking for an online bodybuilding coach, I am looking to compete in the fall season. I am currently enrolled at the United States Naval Academy and recently joined the bodybuilding team, I am a freshmen and cannot...

Mendoozy‎, 01-26-2022 12:18 PM
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Talking Huge Opportunity for Trainers in Long Island NY

ARE YOU LOOKING TO HELP PEOPLE MAKE A POSITIVE CHANGE IN THEIR LIFE? ​ WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK AT A PERSONAL TRAINING FACILITY THAT ACTUALLY FOCUSES ON CHANGING PEOPLES LIVES? ONE WHERE YOU DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT WORKING "FLOOR HOURS" OR "SELLING PEOPLE ON THE FLOOR" ONE WHERE YOU CAN...

italianplaya30‎, 01-25-2022 07:00 AM
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Mobile Personal Training trolly?

Hi there I’ve recently started mobile personal training and am after something which I can use to carry equipment from my van to the clients garden/park etc. I usually do 2/3 trips from my van however was wondering if there is a trolly or something similar which people use to help transport...

MattFlynn‎, 05-02-2021 11:07 AM
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Beginner rant/question about PT

I am 21 years old, 5'11 and 155 pounds. I have struggled my whole life with getting my body where I want it to be. I am a fairly active person and eat pretty healthy, but could always improve. I tend to lose motivation when working out because I don't get the quick results I want, even though I...

jlmoney22‎, 01-11-2022 03:02 PM
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Career opportunity

Looking for Certified Personal Trainers for an awesome fitness opportunity. Email me if your interested: angelahollingsworth@campgladiator.com

adhollingsworth‎, 01-11-2022 12:28 PM
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How many trainers don't know about full body sessions?

Nov 8, Edit: I've learned new vocabulary. Nov 11, Edit: Now I learned that "full body split" refers to all splits that work the full body (yes, because many people don't). The correct term for what I want is "full body workout." So replace fbs with fbw everywhere below. So, I just want to know...

Darkius‎, 11-08-2021 07:47 AM
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MHR or HRR?

Hi guys. I'm a newly qualified personal trainer and i guess i still have newby questions I'm yet to understand. I'm trying to understand the difference or benefit when planning aerobic sessions using MHR% as appose to HRR%. If anybody has a logical explanation why the two are used and in what...

aaronmayers86‎, 12-19-2021 09:57 AM
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Any personals trainers here work at YMCA?

Hey guys I recently got employed at YMCA and I’ll be starting this coming week. I just want to hear some personal experiences from fitness associates, personal trainers, fitness coordinators, etc etc that worked at YMCA and how things were for you there. If you have a personal experience...

BoaBite‎, 12-15-2021 11:34 AM
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Breaking into the fitness industry?

Got a question, ill try to get to the point as quick as possible... So I am kind of semi-retired I guess im 42 and had an auto repair business for 15 years that I just sold becuase iv had some investments pay off and I dont really have to work to maintain my same level of quality of life. Not...

pinfante‎, 12-14-2021 01:25 PM
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Indefinate Personal Training?

Hello, I am a member of a large chain gym, and I have had a personal trainer there since December (about 60 days now). At the start, I was about 100 pounds overweight. With her help (2x a week), I have lost significant weight (about 25 pounds so far), and she's better then other trainer's I've...

Bmuir40‎, 01-27-2020 09:44 AM
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Post PTs who used video streaming to train clients with gyms closed - how was it?

Hello everyone, I am a grad student and I am currently completing a summer tech incubator program. I am looking at the problem of how PTs have been able to manage their clients while gyms were or are still closed; this also includes PTs who teach or coach any sort of classes. I know a lot of...

researchinstuff‎, 08-05-2020 12:54 PM
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High School Instructor: Is there an app I can create/push workouts out to students?

Hey Everyone- So I am a High School Fitness Instructor and have created a 15 week (3 week interval) Strength Training Routine for a cohort of students. Is there an app out there where I can upload the routines onto and push out to the students? Thanks so much!

Kangabolic‎, 11-13-2021 06:22 AM
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Is it bad if a client a does a non prescribed exercises after a session?

Suppose you put together a great session that a client loves. Ten minutes after you leave, the client does several other exercises. The client tells you later he loved your session and added the exercises. The extra work was not prescribed by you. How would you feel? Great, this is a...

Darkius‎, 10-02-2021 10:24 AM
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Question I am not looking for a PT...?

Hey guys, I have a question as I'm quite baffled about what I'm looking for. I have been into fitness/nutrition and working out regularly for a few years now; I'm completely self taught and I can say I have learnt a lot on my own and trust my knowledge, especially when it comes to nutrition....

FranRob‎, 11-23-2021 11:17 AM
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Question Your Fitness/Personal Training Business Model

Hi, everyone, I do my living as a personal trainer. For a long time I was struggling with a problem, how to find clients for my business, until I found a person, who has provided me a set of instructions, how to get a constant flow of clients and helped me implement it. (if you are interested I...

jackosan‎, 12-02-2021 11:18 AM
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Talking What's the weirdest thing a client has said/done to you?

I've had female clients bite me, walk out in nothing but thongs, invite me to their orgy party etc. Just the tip of the iceberg.........who else has crazy stories?

Laziboy78‎, 08-15-2021 11:03 PM
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How many days per week should I see a personal trainer?

I've been working out for years but never took a weights class. I'm still doing beginner weight. My gym got me to buy a 3 month contract, three 1-hour sessions per week, 36 total, $65 each. Should I try to renegotiate the spacing between sessions? I just got it today and have not yet done a...

Darkius‎, 09-23-2021 07:11 PM
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