May 1st, 2024 by Sarah Teczar

The Best Way to Get Started as a Personal Trainer

If you’re thinking of becoming a personal trainer but aren’t sure where to begin, you’ve come to the right place. Personal training can be a lucrative and rewarding career, and you’ll need to make sure you have the right combination of foundational knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience before you begin applying to jobs and start […]

March 28th, 2024 by Sarah Teczar

Regulation in the Fitness Industry and What That Means for Trainers, Clients, and Employers

In our last blog post, we talked about understanding the difference between certificates and certifications for personal trainers, and why it matters. Today, we’ll go a little deeper and discuss regulation in the fitness industry (or lack thereof), and what that means for trainers, clients, and employers. What does “regulation in the fitness industry” mean, […]

January 25th, 2022 by Kim Garcia

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 […]