Questions Answered by Shawn

State of California requirements for personal trainers

5 Answers | Asked by Bland Beth 751 days ago
Answered by Shawn Fears 742 days ago
Doesn't matter, cover your butt in this sue happy society. read more

How long does it take to complete Personal Training course and certification?

7 Answers | Asked by Sandi Fanelli 750 days ago
Answered by Shawn Fears 742 days ago
With no knowledge going into it 3-4 months, with some exercise science background 1-2 months read more

Which Fitness Nutrition Cert. is better ISSA or NESTA and why?

4 Answers | Asked by Jessica Olson 749 days ago
Answered by Shawn Fears 742 days ago
I am familiar with both. ISSA will delve into the strength curve and understanding the science behind force production. ... read more

NESTA

3 Answers | Asked by J. French 749 days ago
Answered by Shawn Fears 742 days ago
NESTA's courses are pretty good. They have a progression model that is easy to teach/learn, similar to the NASM OPT mode... read more

Is their enough stimulation to continually use body weight exercises to gain strength without lifting weights?

7 Answers | Asked by kristy prass 745 days ago
Answered by Shawn Fears 742 days ago
Depends on starting level and what you consider strength. If I did bodyweight only all of my lifts would go down, but my... read more

Can I get an associates degree in exercise science online?

3 Answers | Asked by James Kearns 743 days ago
Answered by Shawn Fears 742 days ago
Wexford University is ALL online and is partnered with NESTA. John Spencer Ellis runs both. They do offer an Associates ... read more

Obesity Is A Disease

6 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 743 days ago
Answered by Shawn Fears 742 days ago
I don't think the majority of the industry wants licensure, but it would go a long ways to accepting insurance payments ... read more

How do you design your program when doing semi-private training 2 days a week?

5 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler 742 days ago
Answered by Shawn Fears 742 days ago
Results Fitness has their business model based around semi-private training and a manual out on how they program. It mig... read more

Obesity is officially a disease.

10 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 745 days ago
Answered by Shawn Fears 743 days ago
At this point it is irrelevant whether or not it is a disease, it has been classified as one. What concerns me is if thi... read more