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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: 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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Sticky Thread Sticky: [new PTs] Wage, percentage and rental

Attached is a rental contract from Goodlife here in Australia . The rest we can't see as the interviewing manager (illegally) wouldn't let the potential "employee" take the rest with them to examine at home (or even worse, let a lawyer see it) and shredded it in front of them. You can see why...

KyleAaron‎, 06-05-2017 10:18 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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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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Old school bodybuilding competitions

What’s going on family not sure if this is the right place to post this but I was wondering if there were competitions for people who go for the old school looks (golden age of bodybuilding) I’m starting to train to compete but I’m not interested in so much as being super massive but rather being...

EsScoop‎, 11-19-2017 11:38 AM
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is npti legit?

http://nptifitness.com/?gclid=CPT18vXztpkCFQwxawod4SOD4A#personal-fitness-training-program_home is it worth take the 6 month program? any here takin it? also how much it worth? thanks

westcoastfball‎, 03-22-2009 11:19 AM
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Question Looking for a Coach

Looking to compete in a men's physique competion. Set 2019 as my year to compete. Anyone know how I'd go about finding a local coach? I'm in the NW Chicago suburbs.

cubfan2016‎, 11-19-2017 02:58 PM
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Okay, PT I know morjarority of you have gone through this, but now I need your help in helping me make the right choice. I know the difference between NPTI & NASM NPTI (Sacramento) is a hands-on education that will fully prepare you to enter the competitive job force. Graduates of NPTI will...

Llgarcia5‎, 11-19-2017 12:33 PM
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Strength and conditioning coaching

Hi all I'm 39 years old, and for the last couple of years I've been going to the gym on a regular basis. I would like to try to do something else than what I'm doing now. I would like to teach others about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. I was thinking about taking a strength and...

Jaxter78‎, 11-19-2017 02:08 AM
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The official NASM CES study guide thread

I find this to be much more difficult than the CPT, yet we can take the test at home on our computers, open book unlike the CPT. Below are most questions from the practice exam with the correct answer and the page # where the answer can be found. Some questions I didn't include because they were...

EdgarAllanPoe‎, 11-04-2011 03:20 PM
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Building an Online Fitness Business

I figured I'd make a thread for those of you fit pros out there trying to leverage themselves on social media and get started in the online fitness realm. "Online personal training" is something that has grown over the past few years and is in the early stages of development, but I believe it...

dwill094‎, 11-07-2017 09:21 AM
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Prefer ISSA or ACE or ACSM?

Which one do you prefer? Which one is better if one is to migrate to Europe without already having a work permit?

007richierich‎, 11-08-2017 11:54 AM
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Post CanFitPro: Pro-Trainers in GTA

Does anybody know of a CanFit Pro-trainer to assess Practical exam in Toronto Ontario. Anyone you'd recommend?

cmpts‎, 11-15-2017 08:21 AM
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Angry NASM Case Study 6: Jessica Behavior Mods

Okay....either there is something wrong with the web site or I am incredibly dumb. I'm going with the web site. No matter what combination I put in for the behavior modifications, cognitive behavior, coping and intrinsic strategies it's wrong. What is going on?! I know the material and I know what...

alexiscasey‎, 10-05-2017 07:35 AM
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Question About Getting into Personal Training in Australia

I'm currently on a working holiday visa in Australia which gives me full rights to work in any industry for a year, but up to 6 months per employer. I'm interested in becoming a PT but have no certifications. Is starting a reception/sales position a good segway into the fitness industry? I'm...

N.ser‎, 11-12-2017 03:54 PM
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Best online personal trainer?

I'm looking to hire a good online trainer and wanted to see if you guys had any recommendations. The trainers in my gym just don't seem like they know what they're doing, none of them are in great shape and their clients never seem to get results. Any experience working with online personal...

ricknmorty83‎, 11-10-2017 04:55 PM
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How to get into online coaching/training?

Title. We're decently strong, decently aesthetic, and very knowledgable regarding fitness. Figured to ask if there was a way to put these attributes to good use. I know any half-aesthetic instagrammar puts ONLINE COACH in their bio, but how does one truly get started with training people?

StarksTwins‎, 11-10-2017 05:23 PM
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Anyone paying for ads on facebook?

If so...give us the skinny :D.

401Delta‎, 11-07-2017 12:59 AM
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UK people - anyone heard of FitLearn?

Hi everyone, so I've decided to take my Level 2 and 3 PT certs. I had been thinking of Lifetime (https://www.lifetimetraining.co.uk/fitness-courses/courses/personal-training-diploma-level-3/), but then ran into this provider, which apparently awards the same certs at a much lower cost. It's...

Luca2‎, 07-20-2017 10:48 AM
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UK - Best Route for Funded Personal Training Certificate?

Hi, I'm from London and I've finished my A Levels the summer before last, started uni but I totally picked the wrong degree, I should've gone the personal trainer route straight away but I'm pursuing it now and really need your advice. As I've left school I have very little money so ideally want...

6weeksillbready‎, 02-13-2011 04:18 PM
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Calling Creatives for Challenging Client

I have a 62 year old morbidly obese female client who I desperately want to help lose body fat. She cites the main reason she cannot exercise due to pain from injuries (primarily standing and being on her feet for long periods of time is something she cannot do), so I am trying to come up with...

TheGainTrainCo‎, 10-29-2017 05:59 PM
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Job in fitness in US/Canada

Hi , I am from India.I am into fitness,calisthenics,animal flow. I am going to write ACE certification. My question is how can i apply job in US or canada in fitness industry any particular visa require for that?

Sumirk‎, 11-08-2017 03:37 AM
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Question about the back and chest

Very simple question thank you. Does your upper back grow with your chest or not? Like example let's say you have been hitting your chest like a mad man and neglect back and you see results, so would your back still grow or just stay the same? Edit: Oh right the red. I was "blessed" by...

GeneticMuscle‎, 10-24-2017 04:50 AM
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I Passed my NASM test! so now what?

Im 20 years old. I have a 2 year old son. i work a full time factory job. attend Part time college. I found time to take the NASM course and passed but now here is my Issue. I have no background working in a gym, or any fitness related setting actually. so how can i start? key questions 1....

Andrewx555‎, 11-04-2017 06:31 AM
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NESTA Certification

Hi, I am a soldier currently in Iraq and I am looking to become a certified personal trainer so that when I get out of the Army and go back to college I will have a part time job that is both financially rewarding as well as physically rewarding. A buddy of mine from back home told me he got...

jon_carter13‎, 06-20-2009 05:24 PM
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Looking for trainers/online clients to review my site

Hey everyone, David here. I’ve pulled the trigger on my side venture and launched my business. I’m looking for honest constructive feedback on my website. The address is 1080physique.com If this is not allowed, let me know. If you could reply in a PM that’d be great. Regards,

cookedgoose‎, 11-02-2017 01:41 PM
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How much would you pay for rent at a gym?

Hey guys! I am opening up my own place near St. Louis and was wondering what you all thought about how much I should rent space to trainers for. It's 1200 sq ft but is nice and open. Plenty of space for myself and someone else. How much would you pay to have a place to train your clients there? The...

benzenmountain‎, 10-24-2017 11:32 PM
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Want to become proffesional trainer.

Hello guys so i want to becomena proffesional trainer and i want to be very good at it. I need book reccomendayions worth to read, listen about nutriniot, effective training men,women etc, Secondly youtubers worth to follow. Third books about where i can learn how to motivate clients. I want to...

povilasx3‎, 11-01-2017 01:49 PM
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PT Courses in Europe?

Hey everyone, I want to pursue personal trainer/online coach carrier. I'm from Eastern Europe, and there's only FISAF courses. Is it useful certification for work in US or Europe? If not, what certification should i pursue?

Miki95‎, 10-29-2017 11:24 AM
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