Information Overload: When it comes to fitness one thing we have in abundance is information. Believe it or not, this isn’t a recent trend, even 30 years ago we were bombarded with advice. Family and friends touted the ‘cure that worked for them’. Books and magazines held the promise of the Ultimate Workout Routine, and […]
Welcome to the American Academy of Personal Training’s Graduate Spotlight! Meet Ben Moll! Ben graduated from AAPT’s July Midday 2009 class. He now works as a legendary Personal Trainer at Best You Training in Andover, MA (www.bestyoutraining.com) Who was your instructor: Heather Coppock + Sarah Lang When & where did you get hired after AAPT: I started […]
Welcome to the American Academy of Personal Training’s Graduate Spotlight! Meet Ralph Pierre-Louis owner of Kinetic Remedy! Located in Mission Hill, Kinetic Remedy focuses on one-on-one training and small group training, plus group classes in the near future! How did AAPT impact your fitness journey? “I’ve always wanted to open my own space. It was […]
Welcome to the American Academy of Personal Training’s Graduate Spotlight! Meet Freddy Gonzalez owner of Freddylive Fitness! Freddylive Fitness is a community centered, high-intensity interval training studio in Winchester, MA. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Freddylive Fitness offers small bootcamp classes and one-on-one personal training. How did AAPT impact your fitness journey? The […]
You have probably heard the saying “you cannot out workout a bad diet” before. It is generally true that most of us cannot outwork a bad diet unless aside from those who were born genetically great athletes. Unfortunately, most of us are the former, and what we eat matters more than how or how much […]
Protein is important. Protein helps our bodies function on a daily basis and help our bodies repair cells and create new ones. Protein helps everyone of all ages to stay strong, grow, develop and maintain their body. Protein shakes are a great way to get your protein intake and are easy to make! Protein shakes […]
If you have a passion for working out, why not help others while doing and sharing what you love? Every time personal trainers help others motivate themselves and achieve their fitness goals, personal trainers learn more about themselves and grow and individuals. There are many benefits that come with being a personal trainer and if […]
Personal trainers will encounter all types of clients as they work, but a common theme among clients is either wanting to lose weight, gain muscle, or both. While a great exercise plan will help reach those goals, good nutrition plays a major role too. Before you become a personal trainer it’s important to have a good understanding of nutrition, but also understand what you are and are not certified to tell your client.
Becoming a personal trainer is a wonderful way to add meaning to your life by helping people in need. Personal training is serious work though, so having a great education before you begin taking on clients is essential. Personal training courses at the American Academy of Personal Training will provide you with all of the knowledge you’ll need to be a great personal trainer and make a real impact with your clients. Let’s discuss some of the things you can expect to learn during your personal training courses at the American Academy of Personal Training!