Which personal trainer certification is best?

Once you have decided to make your passion your profession and become a fitness professional, understanding which personal trainer certification is best can be confusing. Don’t worry I will clear everything up for you in this short article. Personal Trainer Certification The term personal trainer is not a legally protected title like  ‘doctor’. This means […]

What should a personal trainer know?

If you Google ‘health and fitness’ you will get over 3 billion search results. As a personal trainer are you expected to know everything that is written on all of those pages? Well, no, of course not. I have been working in the industry for over 20 years. I’ve worked as a sport scientist for […]

How to become a Personal Trainer?

If you have decided to make your passion your profession then you want to make sure you do things properly. So in this article, I explain exactly how to become a Personal Trainer and clarify which qualifications and courses are best. Qualifications The two most important qualifications you need are a level 2 certificate in […]

Can you make good money as a personal trainer?

If you are thinking about becoming a personal trainer or just recently qualified it is very likely you want to know whether you can make good money as a personal trainer? The answer is yes, of course, you can. If you are smart and work hard then you can make good money doing almost anything […]

Can a personal trainer give nutritional advice?

As a personal trainer, it is important that we advise our clients on all aspects of their lifestyle that will help them become fitter and healthier, including nutrition. However, before you do it is important you clarify whether as a personal trainer can you give nutritional advice. What is a nutritionist? The title nutritionist is […]

Should I create a Whatsapp group for my clients?

Whatsapp groups can be an easy way to engage with your customers and for your customers to engage with one another. However, I would keep the group size manageable. As a personal trainer working perhaps with 10-20 face to face clients, a Whatsapp group would be quite manageable, however, if the group becomes any larger […]

Do personal trainers earn a good salary?

  Before deciding whether to become a personal trainer you are probably interested in knowing whether personal trainers earn a good salary.  Well, like with any self-employed professional, personal trainer salaries do vary from trainer to trainer. The really big salaries use to be reserved for London based trainers and celebrity trainers. However, since the […]

Should I become a personal trainer?

The decision on whether to become a personal trainer might not be an easy one. If you are giving this career pathway some thought then this article will help you decide whether it is the right decision for you before committing to a course. Has exercise benefitted you personally? Has exercise personally helped you overcome […]

Time Management for Personal Trainers

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When I first became a personal trainer, one of the biggest challenges for me was time management. I thought my time management was good because I was very punctual and filled my day being busy. However, I realised that so much of my time was actually wasted on tasks and activities that were not necessary […]