Certification/Education http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/21521/more en Personal Trainer Licensing Remains a Topic of Discussion in the Industry http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/personal-trainer-licensing-remains-topic-discussion-industry <div class="node-body article-body">As legislation that proposes statewide standards and licensure for fitness professionals continues to gain momentum, many fitness professionals want to understand how licensure would change the industry, for better or worse.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/personal-trainer-licensing-remains-topic-discussion-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/personal-trainer-licensing-remains-topic-discussion-industry#comments Certification/Education Freemium Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:21:00 +0000 32561 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Licensure regulations could lead to enhanced credibility, consumer trust and referrals from the medical community, some say. Others say licensure would severely limit the ability of health club owners to make their own decisions about hiring and training employees. <i>Photo by Thinkstock.</i></p> Total-Body Plyometrics Workout http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/total-body-plyometrics-workout <div class="field-byline"> Jacqueline Ratliff, MS, CSCS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Plyometric exercises, when done safely and in proper amounts, can add variety to a tired workout routine, increase caloric expenditure, and help improve reactivity and coordination—no athletic ability required!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/total-body-plyometrics-workout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/total-body-plyometrics-workout#comments Certification/Education Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 31191 at http://clubindustry.com Three Ways Group Fitness Instructors Can Up Their Game This Year http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/three-ways-group-fitness-instructors-can-their-game-year <div class="field-byline"> Shannon Fable, founder, SFR </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How can we build on the momentum in January and find ways to help keep the crowds until spring break? Here are three tips to up your game with newbies and keep your rooms packed all year long.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/three-ways-group-fitness-instructors-can-their-game-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/three-ways-group-fitness-instructors-can-their-game-year#comments Certification/Education Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 31181 at http://clubindustry.com How Not to Impress Your Clients: The Top Five Things Trainers Do That Backfire http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/how-not-impress-your-clients-top-five-things-trainers-do-backfire <div class="field-byline"> Jonathan Ross, Aion Fitness </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sometimes personal trainers do things that may seem like a good idea in the moment but can easily have potentially negative outcomes beyond the experience provided in a single session. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/how-not-impress-your-clients-top-five-things-trainers-do-backfire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/how-not-impress-your-clients-top-five-things-trainers-do-backfire#comments Certification/Education Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 31171 at http://clubindustry.com Putting the Financial Burden of Continuing Education on Staff Could Cost You in the Long Run http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/putting-financial-burden-continuing-education-staff-could-cost-you-long-run <div class="node-body article-body">For individual fitness professionals, continuing education can be more of a burden than a benefit. The cost of keeping pace with the industry does not always correlate to a higher paycheck. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/putting-financial-burden-continuing-education-staff-could-cost-you-long-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/putting-financial-burden-continuing-education-staff-could-cost-you-long-run#comments Certification/Education Human Resources Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:09:00 +0000 30081 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Additional workshops or certifications are essential for fitness professionals to diversify their training portfolio and keep pace with competition. <em>Photo by Thinkstock</em>.</p> Whether Online or in a Classroom, Personal Trainers Should Receive Quality Education http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/whether-online-or-classroom-personal-trainers-should-receive-quality-educatio <div class="field-byline"> Amy Hyams, World Instructor Training Schools </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With an increased demand for personal trainers and other fitness professionals comes a need to ensure that they are receiving the education, training and credentials required to ensure competence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/whether-online-or-classroom-personal-trainers-should-receive-quality-educatio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/whether-online-or-classroom-personal-trainers-should-receive-quality-educatio#comments Certification/Education Resourcebeat Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 27511 at http://clubindustry.com <p>A variety of instructional methods should be incorporated to accommodate different learning styles of prospective personal trainers and keep them engaged and interested. <em>Photo courtesy of W.I.T.S.</em></p> Six Steps for Implementing a Successful Coaching Program in Your Fitness Facility http://clubindustry.com/training/six-steps-implementing-successful-coaching-program-your-fitness-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Clubs that have implemented true coaching programs have found success and results for their clients and their bottom line.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/training/six-steps-implementing-successful-coaching-program-your-fitness-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/training/six-steps-implementing-successful-coaching-program-your-fitness-facility#comments Certification/Education Training Step by Step personal training Freemium Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:00:00 +0000 19982 at http://clubindustry.com Retain Club Members by Hiring Qualified Personal Trainers http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/retain-club-members-hiring-qualified-personal-trainers <div class="node-body article-body">Club operators should consider the quality of a personal trainer’s certification as an important part of what gets results and retains members.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/retain-club-members-hiring-qualified-personal-trainers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/retain-club-members-hiring-qualified-personal-trainers#comments Certification/Education personal training Wed, 01 May 2013 16:00:00 +0000 15301 at http://clubindustry.com Certifying Organizations Acknowledge Importance of Education and Certification for Personal Trainers http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/certifying-organizations-acknowledge-importance-education-and-certification-p <div class="field-byline"> Kelsey Cipolla, associate editor and Jim Romeo, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A growing number of colleges and universities are offering students the chance to earn training certifications as education becomes more important in the fitness industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/certifying-organizations-acknowledge-importance-education-and-certification-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/certifying-organizations-acknowledge-importance-education-and-certification-p#comments Certification/Education For-profits Universities Premium Mon, 01 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 14741 at http://clubindustry.com <p><em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> Weight-Loss Education for Personal Trainers http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/weight-loss-education-personal-trainers <div class="node-body article-body">The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) recently introduced a new approach to weight-loss education for certified personal trainers that may make establishing a weight-loss program with a facility’s current staff an option.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/weight-loss-education-personal-trainers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/weight-loss-education-personal-trainers#comments Certification/Education For-profits Weight Loss Programming Sat, 01 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 11721 at http://clubindustry.com