Everywhere from fitness magazines to the doctor’s office, professionals in all industries speak highly of the ability of a skilled personal trainer to improve their lives. Personal Trainers are responsible for developing and implementing a specialized exercise regimen for clients.
Personal trainers ensure the fitness program meets the needs of the client and may include elements such as physical fitness, nutrition, cardiovascular training, and weight training. As a personal trainer, you conduct fitness assessments, develop individualized exercise programs, approve instruction on a variety of fitness activities, and help clients reach their fitness goals.
Lone Star College Personal Trainer program will prepare you to provide one on-one training, fitness methodologies, marketing, program development, legal aspects including business considerations, survey of scientific principles and research as applied to exercise and physical fitness.
This program will prepare you to take the national certification exam through the American Council on Exercises (ACE), or the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). You will also learn exercise science and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
Group Exercise Instructor2
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Program Cost: $1,339
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