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What type of exercises do personal trainers do themselves?

What type of exercises do personal trainers do themselves?

Depends.......: It depends on the trainer, his/her age and goals. Most do a combination of aerobic, strength and core work. ...Read more

Dr. Naresh Rao
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Personal Trainers (Definition)

Personal trainers are exercise professionals who are trained to provide advice and guidance in areas of exercise and fitness. They help design effective exercise programs to enable individuals to reach their physical health goals ...Read more


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What certifications do most personal trainers have?

What certifications do most personal trainers have?

Many good and bad!: 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). ...Read more

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How much do personal trainers help the average person?

Yes: Most people who use the gym are motivated to get in shape but having someone there to teach you how to do all exercises correctly and help you focus on weak areas is important. Setting goals with a trainer and having them push you to reach your goals is worth the money if you are already devoting precious time in the gym. You should make the time there as beneficial as possible. ...Read more

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Are personal trainers worth hiring if you're in the gym?

Yes: Most people who use the gym are motivated to get in shape but having someone there to teach you how to do all exercises correctly and help you focus on weak areas is important. Setting goals with a trainer and having them push you to reach your goals is worth the money if you are already devoting precious time in the gym. You should make the time there as beneficial as possible. ...Read more

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Are personal trainers able to help me with both strength and cardio programs?

Yes: Trainers will typically spend one session evaluating you and helping you set realistic goals for yourself whether it be strength, endurance, or cardio fitness. Most trainers will cross train their clients for strength and cardio fitness. If you clearly outline what you want to get out of the training package you will be less likely to be disappointed. ...Read more

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Are personal trainers knowledgeable when it comes to a real workout plan?

Variable.: The best are in shape and have a college degree with certification from the national strength and conditioning association! they should also have basic cardiac life support certification. ...Read more

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How can I find certified fitness trainers on youtube?

How can I find certified fitness trainers on youtube?

Is that a good idea?: I'm not sure that youtube is the best place to find a fitness trainer, but if you want to i thing a search for "personal trainer" or "exercise training" would be a good way to start the search. ...Read more

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What are the best certifications for fitness trainers?

What are the best certifications for  fitness trainers?

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). ...Read more

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Do you think 24 hour fitness trainers are good?

Do you think 24 hour fitness trainers are good?

Depends.......: It depends on the trainer. There is variation at any facility with regards to finding a good trainer. Ask for credentials, and even references to help you choose. Meet with the person before making a choice, and don't be afraid to change trainers if yours isn't right for you. ...Read more

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What diets do fitness trainers recommend for overweight people?

What diets do fitness trainers recommend for overweight people?

Muscle Support: An eating plan for exercise must support muscle mass and promote fat burning while preventing fatigue. We suggest 0.8-1.2 gms of high quality protein per kg body weight. Eat 3 meals with 2 snacks and 3-5 hours between meals. Limit carbs to complex types and if fatigue is an issue, eat carbs before exercise. For simplicity, eat carb later in day, and not for breakfast. Cla/ l-carnitine help. ...Read more