Top 4 Benefits of a Hands On Training Education
Picture this: you’re interviewing heart surgeons for an upcoming surgery. You ask the surgeon about their qualifications. They confidently reply, “Well, I watched a bunch of youtube videos on surgery…and I look really good holding a scalpel.” This is what the world of personal training is like. I often tell the class at AAPT that […]
8 Ways To Perk Yourself Up During The Day
It’s 3PM. Lunchtime is long gone. Your eyes are starting to glaze over. You feel antsy, yet tired. It’s becoming difficult to concentrate on your work and productivity is plummeting. There’s still work to be done, but you just can’t muster the energy to perform your best. What do you do? Fear not! There are […]
My Self Imposed Curfew for High Quality Sleep
How Do We Know Things (In Health and Fitness)
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 […]
Graduate Highlight: Ben Moll
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 […]
Graduate Highlight: Kinetic Remedy!
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 […]
What are the Benefits of Protein Shakes?
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 […]
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?