April 30th, 2021 by Kim Garcia

Why Your Diet is just as Important as Your Fitness

Photo of proteins

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 […]

April 30th, 2021 by Kim Garcia

What are the Benefits of Protein Shakes?

Man preparing Protein Shake

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 […]

March 30th, 2021 by Kim Garcia

5 Tips On How to Get in Shape this Summer

Shirtless man at a Pool

The calendar is about to flip to April and Summer is just around the corner. Come Summer time, everyone wants a “Summer beach body”, but many do not know how to attain one. If you would like a “beach body” just before summer commences, you have come to the right place. You still have plenty […]

March 29th, 2021 by Kim Garcia

What are the Benefits of Being a Personal Trainer?

Personal trainer helping out client

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 […]

February 25th, 2021 by Kim Garcia

Do I Need to Learn About Nutrition to be a Personal Trainer?

Nutrition & Personal Training

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.

February 10th, 2021 by Kim Garcia

What Will You Learn While Becoming a Certified Personal Training through APPT?

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!

January 15th, 2021 by Kim Garcia

New Year, New You? Not So Fast.

It’s a new year, and even though things are different during this crazy time, there’s one thing that has stayed the same. The “new year, new me” mentality plagues the world each and every January. However, it almost always falls through after a few weeks or months. So why are there so many failed new year’s resolutions?

December 3rd, 2020 by Kim Garcia

Education vs. Certification: How to Become a Successful Personal Trainer

Personal training is a fantastic career option that combines fitness, business, and helping others. However, the personal training education and certification market is saturated with different options that claim to offer the appropriate knowledge to be successful in this field.

October 30th, 2020 by Amy Ryan

Why I Chose Personal Training School vs. Self Study

Do Not “Fake it Until you Make it”.

I have heard this term used in so many different industries and I understand that it may be what needs to be done in some cases to be successful. I do not agree with this motto in the Health and Fitness industry. The reason being is because I know I would not be alright with a professional of any sort falsely informing me about my health or what is best for me.

June 11th, 2020 by Administrator

AAPT Student spotlight

AAPT Student spotlight
April Davison, 18 years old, currently enrolled in AAPTs September Day Class.
Why did you choose AAPT:

NASM
Department of Education
Link Education Fitness
Precision Nutrition