FREE Personal Trainer Study Guides and Practice Tests

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Below are links to all the study hubs for the NASM, ACE, ISSA, NSCA CSCS, NSCA CPT, and ACSM personal training certifications, along with some nutrition, corrective exercise, and strength and conditioning certifications. I guess you can call this a study hub of all of the study hubs. Choose your certification below and get after it!

Personal Trainer Certification Study

Nutrition Certification Study

Strength And Conditioning Certification Study

Corrective Exercise Certification Study

Tyler Read

Tyler Read, BSc, CPT. Tyler holds a B.S. in Kinesiology from Sonoma State University and is a certified personal trainer (CPT) with NASM (National Academy of sports medicine), and has over 15 years of experience working as a personal trainer. He is a published author of running start, and a frequent contributing author on Healthline and Eat this, not that.

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16 thoughts on “FREE Personal Trainer Study Guides and Personal Trainer Practice Tests”

  1. PTPioneer User
    Stephanie Thompson

    Been a training over 20yrs, and now need to take it to the next level..I only did a six weeks course 20yrs ago..as I was on the job learning.will this poses a problem?

    1. Tyler Read - Certified Personal Trainer with PTPioneer

      Hey Stephanie,
      these personal training study materials are definitely can help you learn all the information you need to learn. Depending on which personal training certification you are studying for, you should take between 10 to 20 weeks of study time before taking the exam. Good luck!

    2. PTPioneer User

      Hey there. I’m going to be using alot of your study materials to prepare myself for the exam. Is there any actual classroom setting locations though I can go to around the West Palm Beach, FL area?

      1. Tyler Read - Certified Personal Trainer with PTPioneer

        Hey Megan,
        I am not quite sure if they have classroom type settings in your area of Florida. You might want to contact your certification organization to see if they have any in person meetups as they may be available.

  2. PTPioneer User

    Hi i have been in the heath and beauty industry for 17 years now with lots of licensing and certifications and i am currently working towards my master’s in acupuncture
    I was wondering with all the education i already have is there any well reputable certification for personal training that can just be done by exam? Im a licensed massage therapist, esthetician, yoga instructor, and licensed to educate in my state for skin and massage

    1. Tyler Read - Certified Personal Trainer with PTPioneer

      Hey Joshua, sure, you can definitely purchase the exam only for a lot of these personal training organizations. I definitely recommend study before you take the exam though as some of them are very difficult to pass.

  3. PTPioneer User

    Hello ! i did Bachelors in physiotherapy now i want to start my career in fitness and personal training . kindly please guide me which course is best for me

    1. Tyler Read - Certified Personal Trainer with PTPioneer

      I would definitely check out my article on the top 5 personal training certifications to see which one is right for you. All of the certifications will set you on the right path. Good luck with your personal training career.

  4. PTPioneer User

    What’s your take on NESTA certification? They’ve got a good deal running right now and they are NCCA accredited.
    Thanks for letting me know!

  5. PTPioneer User
    LeRoi Rodriguez, Jr.

    I really appreciate your web page. I’ve been trying to figure out which organization to be certified with. I’m interested in becoming a personal trainer and nutritionist, but it’s all so expensive. ISSA looks to be the cheapest. What do you think?

    1. Tyler Read - Certified Personal Trainer with PTPioneer

      Hey Leroi, I am glad the page is helping. ISSA has some of the best value in the fitness industry. If you like NASM or ACE, they are also great and have some solid bundles for certifications.

  6. PTPioneer User

    Good afternoon,

    Do all certifications require a bachelor’s degree? Or I should actually ask – does the general cert require a bachelors?

    1. Tyler Read - Certified Personal Trainer with PTPioneer

      Hey Moe, personal training certifications do not require a bachelor’s degree if you are using it throughout the US and Canada. Some countries have different requirements. That being said, a bachelor’s would provide more education, but you would still likely need the same certification to start training after. More education is never a bad thing, but it is not required for most fitness careers, the main one that does require it is the CSCS in special scenarios.

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