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Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: How To Be overprepared for the NASM

Hey guys ,after posting these past few weeks in here I constantly get pms regarding taking the NASM but that doesn't bother me at all , I am making this post to help everyone in the future on taking the NASM. My NASM experience was a very long one, I drove 3 hours to fail it by 1 point! This was...

Bradster101190‎, 06-07-2011 02:05 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: QUESTION: Which certificates are the best?

The 'Big 3' certifications are ACSM, NASM, and NSCA. ACSM http://www.acsm.org/ NASM http://www.nasm.org/

Mythic Beast‎, 09-14-2008 10:57 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Directions toward a career in fitness.

Hello everyone, I recently completed as blog series outlining my experiences in the fitness career path. Hopefully some of you might find it helpful, or at least get some ideas to put to trial. Here's the 3-part series: Directions Toward a Career in Fitness, Part 1 Directions Toward a Career in...

alan aragon‎, 11-18-2009 08:20 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Personal Trainer Affiliate Program!

Bodybuilding.com is test piloting a trainer affiliate program and we’re looking for 50 motivated and results driven personal trainers. This program only applies to certified personal trainers residing in the following states: Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Hampshire, Montana, Oregon, Pennsylvania,...

ForumAlpha‎, 03-24-2014 10:40 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 09:12 AM
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Post I am not ganing weight back?

I recently lost 85 pounds. From what I have read maintaining weight after weight loss is EXTREMELY HARD I personly found it easy I did a 2 month reverse diet and found my new maintaince calories and I'm eating clean foods. So far haven't gained a pound back in 2 months but will this change? Cause...

XavierPride10‎, Yesterday 05:00 AM
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schooling questions

I am in school for kinesiology to become a strength coach for athletes,bodybuilders, and powerlifters specifically.Anyone here a strength coach/personal trainer with a lot of knowledge on training scientifically. I am also really interested in macronutrient periodization/carb cycling as well.

getbigordie18‎, 02-20-2017 07:14 PM
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Need Online Personal Trainer

Hello, I've been working out for while I see the difference but I didn't really like it. I neeed someone who has experience on train people,supplment, nutrition... Do you recommend anyone? Someone has recommended me josefrakich fitness but I'm wondering if you know someone better. Thanks

snfor2008‎, 02-20-2017 12:54 AM
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What are the main signs and symptoms of low testosterone?

Some things i have discovered through searching internet - Lack of morning wood. Depressed mood? Anger? Hair loss on head? Increase body fat. Decrease muscle mass.

BDSMBBW‎, 02-23-2017 01:44 PM
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Ryan's Q&A Thread - Building Successful PT/Coaching Businesses

What's up everyone? Whether you know me or not, I've been on the bb.com forums for years. My main threads revolve around my GST program and I've managed them for the past five + years. Feel free to browse them so you can get a feel for who I am and how I operate. First Thread:...

2020Wellness‎, 05-14-2015 01:32 PM
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Exclamation Need advice and guidance for opening my own studio. Thanks so much.

Hi, my name is Jonathan and I'm in the process of opening my first training studio....sort of. I'll give you the main stress points for me, and hopefully some of you who have been there can help me out. -The location is shared with another business, and I'm renting the space from them. -The...

xeavor‎, 02-03-2017 03:28 PM
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Getting started as a Personal Trainer / Online Coach. So many questions.

I'll try and keep this to bullet points, any insight on any of my questions would be greatly appreciated. Background/loose ends: I graduated from University with a 1st class Bsc in Economics, and then went in to work (still currently there) as a Data/business analyst. So i have a large...

DirtyBulkUmad‎, 02-22-2017 09:36 AM
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A Career in Fitness

I'm working towards a career in fitness, however, I'm unsure of which path to take. At the moment, I'm working on my Kinesiology for Transfer degree (to state). From there, I want to get my BS and then CSCS. I've considered going through NASM's or ACE's personal training courses, but I'm still a...

Sasquatch63‎, 02-21-2017 12:21 AM
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Unhappy exercising after inguinal hernia injury?

hello, before 4 weeks i have noticed a bluge in my right testicle..the dr told me that i need a surgery..i did it immediately (before 4 weeks) today i back to gym with a light wotkout for the upper body (abs are excluded) i felt a little pain in my right testicle during the exercise..the quastion...

rafatrafat1‎, 01-10-2017 08:57 AM
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Have you tried like Josef rakish or someone like him?

Hello, I've been working out for while I see the difference but I didn't really like it. I neeed someone who has experience on train people,supplment, nutrition... Do you recommend anyone? Someone has recommended me josefrakich fitness but I'm wondering if you know someone better. Thanks

snfor2008‎, 02-20-2017 09:47 PM
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Question Sports Hernia Advice!!!

I'm pretty sure I have a sports hernia, advice will be appreciated! Should I still lift/run? I can feel some pressure when I'm walking or running but whenever I try to do situps or anything pertain core/abs, I can feel slight pain in my left inguinal area...

Pearls24‎, 02-21-2017 12:12 AM
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Red face Please help me out?

Okay so hi, i'v been lifting since the middle of 8th great year (now a freshmen in college). I'v never taken it "super seriously", but i'v consistently been lifting since then (with breaks in between). So basically I kind of know what I'm doing, but I want to do EVERYTHING right and change my...

conosour‎, 02-20-2017 08:53 PM
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How to find a PT expert for my body type

I'm trying to find a PT who is highly educated in nutrition and body types. I workout 6 days a week and have gone from 130 to 185ish. Proud of my gains, but can't get a good grasp on my body type. My legs grow faster than my upper body (which looks like genetics since my entire father's family have...

tekematt‎, 02-13-2017 09:11 AM
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Bodyweight training problem

Hello Everyone, im new in here. (I hope this is the place to get my answers ) So.. Im working out 2 years but year of that is more serious like in getting my proteins my carbs etc.. Most of my training is a calisthenics the basic and sometimes some hard tricks. I got some good tricks and I have...

Sa0p‎, 02-19-2017 05:24 PM
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Arrow Online Personal Training

Hello , I consider to start online personal training and i don't know where. Lazar Angelov or Simeon Panda is good ?? Where can i find good personal trainer?

Panagiotis98‎, 02-16-2017 07:53 AM
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Correspondence Personal Training Courses: How did assessments work for your course?

For those of you who have or are studying personal training via correspondence (as opposed to attending lectures/classes), how did your assessments work? Both theory and practical assessments? How are you/ did you find(ing) it? If you've finished this course, did you pass? I am asking out of...

aliviaaa‎, 02-18-2017 10:10 PM
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New gym to train your clients

Mendy's Gym is a new private training gym facility located in Van Nuys, CA. We are co-owned by Scot Mendelson (bench press world champion powerlifter). We are a fully equipped gym with two racks of dumb bells, a lot of machines and a 30'x18' mat inside a steel cage. We are looking for...

porter321‎, 02-08-2017 05:09 PM
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Why you shouldn't post your pricing online. Whats your thoughts?

Let me know your guys thoughts on this. Curious what you've been the most successful with. 0BKdphLXvJE

ChaseMans‎, 02-01-2017 07:44 PM
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Lightbulb Anyone interested in online training/coaching?

Hey, guys. I know there's a load of information here about getting your personal training cert, how to get experience, education and more. This forum helped me out tremendously when I was getting started, and when I made the jump to pt business owner. I just wanted to share some bits of knowledge...

srublind‎, 02-11-2017 08:52 AM
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Question for soon to be brand new personal trainer

Hello all, I was hoping to get some tips on program design from a Personal Trainer's perspective. If a client comes to you, and their goal is to lose weight and tone up, would you focus on cardio/strength training together or split them up? The reason I ask is because as usual the training...

Ovechkin678‎, 02-15-2017 09:22 PM
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Very Tight Hamstring

Hey trainers! So recently I been doing much more deadlifts and hyperextensions, but now my hamstrings feel very tight. Today I am supposed to do some Squats and RDLS, should I train through the tight hamstrings or just rest and stretch them? Thanks guys

theAvenger‎, 12-13-2016 09:58 AM
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So, how much are you guys making as PT's ?

I'm planning on getting 1-2 certificates to become a personal trainer, I was wondering how much most of you charge and how many clients you have? Also, would it be easier for someone with a GREAT transformation to get clients? If you don't want to say in public could you pm me?

WhatSupDudE‎, 08-10-2015 01:17 PM
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Transitioning to Online Training

I've been looking into the steps to providing remote training services online, but am fairly confused when it comes to the business side of things. I am currently training out of a gym and feel as though this would be a good way to gain more clients and be able to reach out to people in different...

dwill094‎, 02-14-2017 06:48 PM
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!!!!!bad posture!!!!! should i focus on my posture before i start bodybuilding

hello im 26 years old i just started to take the development of my body more serious i have been doing so for about six months my main reason i started working out is because i have really bad posture i believe i have kyphosis and if its possible i might have s****osis and also excessive pronation ...

EliBasio‎, 02-14-2017 09:25 AM
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Questions from a senior

Hey guys, I'm new to this so i apologize if I do anything wrong on this post.... But today, while workout out with a client, i had an older gentleman ask me for advice. He wanted to know if his times and workouts were above or below average, for his age. I gave him as much information as i could...

Bugsbunnyb‎, 02-11-2017 09:44 AM
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