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You can achieve a level of personal satisfaction from a career in personal training that you won’t experience in most other careers. A personal trainer has flexible hours. You can choose to work part time, full time, and/or weekends, during the morning, day or evening. If you chose to work independently, you work for yourself and have no boss to answer to. You will meet great people You can use your personal trainer career to help many people live longer, healthier, happier lives. By becoming a personal trainer, you are joining the fight against the overweight and obesity epidemic. You can use your personal trainer career and the additional advanced and specialized IFPA Certification courses to reverse your clients with overweight, obese bodies that inevitably will result in devastating chronic disease, cancer, hypertension, Type II Diabetes, Osteoporosis and 60 other preventable disorders $$$ You have an opportunity to make more money as a personal trainer than many other careers. Do all personal trainers make hundreds of dollars per hour If you are passionate about fitness and nutrition, you can turn passion into a highly rewarding, highly lucrative personal training career. Doing what you love is an important step towards happiness.
The IFPA Personal Fitness Trainer Certification is the core program for safe and effective personal training. This course teaches and tests on the essential information to train individuals in gyms, health clubs, and other one-on-one fitness training environments. If you are new to personal training, this course will present the basic knowledge and principles necessary to create effective training programs. If you are an experienced personal trainer, this course reviews and summarizes basic, unchanging principles. Regular review of these principles makes it easier to incorporate new information with you experiences. These principles guide the professional personal trainer designing a program to meet an individual’s needs. Remember, having a firm understanding of the basic fundamentals is a prerequisite to creativity and success in any field. An athlete such as Michael Jordan did not become one of the best athletes in his sport by just dreaming up creative moves. Michael Jordan practiced fundamentals day-in and day-out to perfection until they were second nature. Then when the opportunity arose, his creativity and prowess were able to shine through because he was so grounded in the fundamentals. IFPA 2012 Fitness Award Winners