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What Certification in Personal Training Should You Get. Part 2

Which certification in Personal Training should I get? Part 2

It's the most common question I get from potential trainers. In part 2 of this 4 part series Jon goes over some of the most common certs and highlights the differences between them.

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What Certification in Personal Training Should You Get?

Which certification in Personal Training should I get?

It's the most common question I get from potential trainers. In part 1 of this 4 part series Jon recalls his experience and opinions with personal trainer certifications in addition to giving you some more info into the world of certifying personal trainers.

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Strength Trainers - How to Intern

Sam Leahey tells you how to gain a positive as a strength training intern and take full advantage of the opportunity. He speaks about the lack of understanding behind 'hustling' as a beginner strength trainer to get the best intern opportunities.

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Understanding Why Your Clients are Stuck in Wonderland - Part 2 Life As a Nonsensical Struggle

Part 2 - Life as a Nonsensical Struggle If you haven't had a chance to read Part 1 - Struggling with One's Physical ...

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Understanding Why Your Clients are Stuck in Wonderland - Part 1 Struggling with One's Physical Self

In this 2 part series I'll be giving using Lewis Carroll's story "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" to help you understand where your ...

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What are some good sources that trainers can turn to for solid nutritional info?

In terms of nutrition info, the Precision Nutrition system/manual is really the best commercial product when it comes to a scientifically backed ...

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How does one go about developing a niche in a large facility and become known for their specific abilities?

Large facilities offer the best environment to develop a specific niche, as the membership base allows you to observe and pick out ...

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When to Stop Training and Start Coaching

Dean Somerset speaks to the importance of coaching your clients as opposed to them getting bored. The best trainers are able to mesh their skills with a great personality

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Paying Your Dues - An Interview with Joe Arko

Today I'm excited to interview Joe Arko!  Joe has been an admirable figure in the Canadian strength and conditioning world for years ...

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"Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?" - Author Interview

Last week I had the opportunity to meet up with Alex Hutchinson.  For those of you who don't know Alex.  He's got ...

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