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What are the best certifications for fitness trainers?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
There are many.: Some are virtually bogus, while others excellent. The national strength and conditioning association probably has the best, and this is virtually rquired for college athletic trainers working with a variety of athletes. To become certified, you are sent dvds, several books, a formal course is offered, and you take an exam. If passed, you become a certified strength and conditioning coach (cscc).
Last updated Feb 13, 2013

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