Category: Advice to Personal Trainers

getting started as a personal trainer

Getting Started as a Personal Trainer

Whether you have graduated with an exercise science degree or are jumping into the personal training industry as your second or third profession, there are many questions that you may have about getting started as a personal trainer.


Bioenergetics: Aerobic versus Anaerobic Energy Production

While we are all familiar with aerobic activity, defined in the early 1970s by Dr. Kenneth Cooper as activity during which the cardiorespiratory system provides enough oxygen for muscular effort, most of us associate anaerobic activity with that very hard effort we do during intervals. The fact is that each non-sequential muscular effort, such as turning your head, entails some measure of energy production in the absence of oxygen, qualifying it as anaerobic.