Blogs about Certifications

A Few Thoughts both Personal and Practical for Anyone Considering Becoming a Yoga Teacher

Prelude: On Training versus Calling One of the standard questions any adult asks a young child they first meet is, “What do you want to be when you group up?”. By the time that young person is a teenager the question has usually shifted to, “What do you want to do when you are out of school?” The question is whether this is a shift, or if the being and the doing should or must have some connection. 

A Call For Dual Accreditation of U.S. Fitness Professional Certification Programs

The year 2013 closed with considerable public focus on extreme fitness activities. Obstacle courses, fitness races and almost cultlike fitness activities have garnered ever increasing public interest and fitness industry market share. However, at the same time, these events have heightened public and media focus on fitness activity injuries and deaths as well as the qualifications of fitness professionals such as personal trainers. 

Are You Boosting Revenue or Risking Your Brand?

  Is direct sales and network marketing really boosting your revenue or potentially compromising your brand?

Dance with me, and then Louis Van Amstel!

If anyone ever told you that you can't dance, are you ready to prove them wrong? My friends and I will teach you, plus you'll have FUN and BURN CALORIES in the process! 

Insane!

So lately I've been following the Insanity workout and have been enjoying it. Yes I said enjoying it. In less than a month I will take on the Insanity Certification and cannot wait. This fall I will begin teaching Insanity classes at The Body Mill. If high intensity interval Training is the challenge you are looking for then stop on in. The results from Insanity are amazing. This is actually my second time doing the program. Almost anyone can do Insanity. The key is to follow your own pace and listen to your body. Rest when needed.

How to Choose a Personal Trainer?

Looking for a personal trainer? Unsure what all those four-letter acronyms mean? Here are a few tips to keep you safe: 

TRX Certification

Recently at work my boss mentioned to me that they need more TRX certified trainers, it took me about two seconds to think about it before I said I would do it. Sunday April 7th I will become certified and I am so excited about this for many reasons.The first is I will then be able to use the TRX system when working one on one with Personal Training clients.The second is I love to teach and help people and this is going to not only allow me the opportunity to do group classes but also give me contact with more people who can potentially turn into PT clients.

Getting The Right Trainer for Your Health and Fitness Goals

When utilizing or seeking a personal trainer. Ask yourself:What is it that you want or need to train for? Do you know what your personal trainer is training you for?Have you checked into they're profile?  What is it that you want or need to train for?Do you need to lose weight?

My CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Experience

Check it out on 3,2,1...OM!http://melissadileonardo.tumblr.com/post/36135432259/my-crossfit-level-1-trainer-certification 

Why Hire a Personal Trainer

In life we will always benefit from the expertise of others.  We hire a mechanic so they can discover what's wrong with our car and fix it.  The expertise of a pastry chef is needed to create a cake for you that no box or recipe can possibly offer.  A barber or hair stylist is needed to properly care for your hair.  So why not seek the expertise of a certified personal trainer?