Part 1: 5 of 15 “Salt and Pepper” Techniques for Strength and Muscle Growth
Everyone who’s worked with weights is familiar with a straight set and rep scheme. You pick an exercise, choose a weight, and do the prescribed number of reps. This type of training can get you very far. It took me from a weightlifting newbie to winning my first few fitness competitions. But after a while, […]
An Elegant Solution for Robust Health and Well Being
What’s the best exercise to stay healthy? A few months back I was standing in the never ending line at the bank. I struck up a conversation with the friendly security guy. Our talk turned towards fitness and training (as it not-so-coincidentally does quite often in my life). He was a fairly fit gent at […]
My Self Imposed Curfew for High Quality Sleep
Graduate Highlight: Freddylive Fitness!
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 […]
Do I Need to Learn About Nutrition to be a Personal Trainer?
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.
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!