How to Become a Personal Trainer! – PTP’s Ultimate Guide!

Hello and welcome to my ultimate guide on how to become a personal trainer! Are you looking to get into the health and fitness industry? Do you have a passion for helping others achieve their goals and live exceptional lifestyles? If you answered yes to either one of...
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Top 50 Weight Loss Blogs – PTPioneer’s Definitive List

It is no surprise that weight loss is the most common fitness goal across the United States as more and more American’s struggle with their weight and obesity is one of the leading causes of heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes in the US. As you are...
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Top 25 Women’s Fitness Blogs – PTPioneer’s Ultimate List

Why We Created This List No matter your current level of fitness or the type of fitness you are interested in, we are always looking for sources of information, motivation, and inspiration. There are many avenues to find such information including books, people at...
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Workout Flow and Time Management Tips for your Sessions!

Your client pays good money for your time and expertise, you need to make sure that your workouts flow smoothly so that they get the most bang for their buck. If you are not that good at time management or your workouts with your clients do not have good flow, there...

Getting creative with your exercises and workouts!

Have your workouts been in a creative rut? I have seen this time and time again. I see personal trainers that get stuck into a routine of doing the same thing over and over with their clients suffering from plateaus and boredom. I even admit that I am guilty of...

Three Tips to Motivate your Clients Inside and Outside the Gym!

One of the most important traits you must possess as a personal trainer is to be extremely motivating. In most cases this is the number one reason that your client hires you in the first place. If every single person had the motivation to get themselves to the gym,...

How you Should Deal with Client Cancellations!

Having clients cancel their sessions can be one of the most frustrating aspects of working as a personal trainer. Cancellations are very different if you are working for a commercial gym compared to working for yourself in your own studio. For this article I will be...

TRX Certification Information – What’s it all About?

If you have been working in the personal training industry for the last 10 years or so I’m sure you have seen the huge growth of a suspension training system by the name of TRX. And although the TRX certification that I will be talking about in this article is...

How to become a health coach – PNP’s Guide

Hey guys and welcome to my article on how to become a health coach! Health coaches are becoming a very popular profession in recent years. These new types of health instructors combine a lot of essential knowledge such as fitness and diet with habit development. In my...

Personal Trainer Insurance – Everything you Need to Know!

If you have been working for a commercial gym for the majority of your time as a personal trainer, you have probably not even thought twice about personal trainer insurance (a.k.a. liability insurance). If you are trying to actually and start working for yourself at...

Personal Trainer Resume Advice! Let’s get you that Job!

If you have recently become certified as a personal trainer is time to get out there and start looking for a job! One of the most crucial aspects of applying for a job and getting hired comes down to your resume. You have spent hours on end studying for and passing...

Cheap CEUs for Personal Trainers – The Best Options!

Every single certifying agency that I know requires you to keep on obtaining continuing education in order to get recertified with them. I have separate articles on ACE continuing education as well as NASM continuing education that are very similar. Most certifying...

Best 4 Group Fitness Certification Options to Choose from!

If you enjoy the energy of group exercise classes you may want to consider getting certified as a group exercise instructor! Whether you like large group workouts such as boot camps, water aerobics, spinning classes or zumba classes, obtaining a group exercise...

PTP’s Guide to the Best Personal Trainer Certification!

Has health and fitness been an interest of yours for a long time? If you are like me then you probably want to turn your passion into a profession. Personal training could be the best career move you’ve ever made because you get to do what you love every single...

Personal Trainer Salary – How much do Trainers Make?

If you have been wondering “how much do personal trainers make?” this article will be perfect for you guys! The health and fitness industry has been booming ever since the baby boomer generation realized the necessity to stay fit and healthy. The personal...

Personal Trainer Job Description – What I do every day!

Before I dive straight into the personal trainer job description, let’s talk about some prerequisites that you will need before you start your very first personal training session!  I will just be naming a couple prerequisites in this article but I have a much...

NASM vs ISSA – Let’s Start the Comparison!

NASM vs ISSA: The overall Focus of Each Certification In my NASM vs ISSA article you’ll learn which beginner certification is perfect for the type of training that you would like to do. ISSA is a very good certification for personal trainers that are just...

NASM vs ACE – The Big Matchup Begins

NASM vs ACE: The overall focus of Each Welcome to my NASM vs ACE article everyone. By the end you will learn which certification will be the best for your journey into the personal training industry. Before we get started I would like to point out that the largest...

ACE vs ACSM – Let’s Find Out Who wins!

ACE vs ACSM: General Certification Overview Welcome to my ACE vs ACSM article everybody. By the end you will be able to choose the certification that is right for you or realize that neither of them is perfect for you. ACE is a very good certification for beginners as...

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