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Category Archives: Advice to Personal Trainers

Four Things That Are Making People Fat

You probably know about these four fat loss factors. Tune in to expand your understanding of how they prevent you from helping some people lose weight and stay healthy. We […]

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Navigating a Trade Show – A Club Industry Experience

When attending a trade show there’s planning involved, if you’re going to do it right. Recently, we (Billie and Angie Pattengale from NFPT) attended the Club Industry Show in Chicago […]

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting to take a CPT exam

To some, becoming a Certified Personal Trainer sounds like it’s a breeze. Trainers workout frequently, maintain excellent health, and all of their friends ask them for fitness advice. How hard […]

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Touching Personal Training Clients

You might like touching people – or not. Your clients might like being touched – or not. There’s a lot to think about when it comes to this topic. Touching […]

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How To Prepare for a Personal Trainer Practical Interview

Interviewing for fitness professional positions can and does look similar to interviewing for other types of professional jobs. For example, if you’re interviewing for a faculty positon, you will likely […]

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The 3 P’s of Music Licensing for Fitness Instructors

Music makes fitness fun, but it can get you in trouble if you don’t understand music licensing. If you use music while you’re getting paid then tune in and turn […]

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Rotator Cuff Exercises and Personal Training Strategies

The rotator cuff has four muscles and enough motions, exercises and stretches for us to talk about it for 45 minutes! Get caught up on anatomy, exercises and training strategies […]

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Personal Trainer Interview Questions – What to Anticipate

Sometimes the hardest part of an interview isn’t the real-time interview itself; it’s the frenzied guessing game we play in our minds as we attempt to anticipate what we may […]

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NFPT 2017 September Blog Roundup

There’s something for everyone on the NFPT Blog this month. Even if you don’t have time (or don’t like) to read. Listen to reruns of the NFPT Live Show on your […]

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Alcohol and Fitness – How Do They Mix

Alcohol can be beneficial for fitness goals, it can also impede progress. Should personal trainers and/or group fitness instructors be teaching classes that pair exercise and alcohol? What about when clients […]

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