Written by the renown Dr. Scott Roberts, this course will teach you how to effectively get parents to spend money on you instead of Chuck E Cheese
Nearly 1 in 3 children (ages 2-19) are obese in the United States. PE hardly exists in our school systems anymore. Our goal is to provide fitness professionals with the knowledge, skills and abilities to safely and effectively work with youth. To effectively plan, design, implement and monitor safe and effective exercise programs for youth.
It’s trendy so you know you want it! A strong core – this is a catchy phrase that may bring images of the perfect bikini body, a flat tummy or a six-pack to mind. Just like anything trendy is usually kind of shallow, there’s much more important considerations to core strength than what we can see on the surface.
Is Competition Won or Lost with Fat?
When people think of endurance events, they normally think of marathons, triathlons, cross-country races or events that last longer than three hours. The longer competition times would lend a coach, trainer or nutritionist to focus on the aerobic system. But in order to win an endurance event, one must be able to fuel the anaerobic system because that is really where the competition is won or lost.
The National Fitness Hall of Fame presents the 2016 “Star Performers” Awards
National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT) are encouraged to join the National Fitness Hall of Fame and apply for this great award.
The “Star Performers” Award is a new recognition for NFHOF members where both the fitness professional and the fitness enthusiast are recognized for a year of hard work helping others to get fit and stay healthy and/or staying dedicated to a personal fitness lifestyle. "Star Performers" stand out from the crowd and are deserving of special this recognition.
There are eight different recognition categories (see below) and three levels of recognition.
(Gold | Silver | Bronze)
Industry Professionals: Trainers | Educators | Instructors | Medical Fitness
NFHOF “Star Performers” will receive several terrific items, including:
A Beautiful Medal which acknowledges your accomplishment. (Gold/Silver/Bronze)
A Special 5x7 Postcard from “America’s Personal Trainer” Tony Little (2006 NFHOF Inductee) recognizing your achievement.
A uniquely designed Display Card on which you can showcase your NFHOF “Star Performer” medal.
National Exposure with a year-end listing in our digital publication.
One of the objectives of the National Fitness Hall of Fame is to “Promote the Future of Fitness”and we do that by recognizing those individuals who are currently helping others “Get Fit & Stay Healthy” and those who are doing that very thing by participating in health & fitness activities.
You can join as a NFHOF Fan Member today for just $15.00 (+S&H). There are numerous benefits for our members! ~ Free Professional Membership upgrades are also available for the next 100 trainers to join. (Details at the website)
The criteria for earning GOLD “Star Performer” recognition in each category is listed below: (Silver & Bronze criteria can be found at the NFHOF’s website: www.nationalfitnesshalloffame.com)
Logged 500+ hours in various personal workouts and training sessions
“Group Exercise Fanatic” (Active Participation in various group exercise) - GOLD “Star Performer”
Logged 500+ hours in various group exercise workouts and training sessions
The National Fitness Hall of Fame was established in 2004 (& reorganized in 2013) as a 501(C)3 non-profit educational institution. We are the only non-profit institution that “Preserves the Past while Promoting the Future of Fitness.”
NCCPT is Proud to Present MFN Network to our Trainers!
Become an MFN Professional
INCREASE YOUR CREDIBILITY AND ONLINE EXPOSURECreate a full page profile listing on our site.
The Medical Fitness Network(MFN) is an online resource locator for consumers to find a fitness or allied healthcare professional.
MFN welcomes the following professionals to join our network: acupuncturists, chiropractors, dietitians, fitness/yoga/pilates, health & wellness coaches, massage therapists, mental health professionals and physical therapists.
Featured Trainer: Alysia Rieg
For years, NCCPT has shed light on some of the most fascinating stories of triumph, courage and accomplishment. As the holidays slowly approach, we dedicate this article in the name of peace and gratitude. Born and raised as a military kid from Dallas, Texas, Alysia Rieg came from very humble beginnings.
Most people look forward to retirement. It’s a time to relax after years of work and a chance to pursue your hobbies. However, for some, it can be difficult to make the transition after spending so many years in the workforce. Post-retirement jobs are increasing in popularity and here are a few reasons why.
10 Things You Need to Know About Muscle Fibers.
Chances are that if you’re starting a workout program, ‘toning up’ is probably one of the most important outcomes that you want to achieve from your time spent sweating. Did you know that the term tone comes from ‘tonus’, which is the technical term for a state of contraction of a muscle fiber? If all of the fibers within a muscle stay in a state of semi-contraction it results in the shape we commonly associate with a well-defined muscle.
Three Steps You Need to Follow to Be a Six-Figure a Year Personal Trainer
In a recent article in CNN Money titled “Best Jobs in America,” Certified Personal Trainer was listed as 18 out of 100 jobs in its category, with median pay being $56,000 and top pay averaging $128,000. (This is out of 251,400 total personal trainer jobs.) The personal training industry has grown 24% in the last ten years and is a potential financial windfall for those certified personal trainers who know how to build their client portfolio. The issue is, some personal trainers simply do not.
Are you working for yourself as an independent contractor as a fitness professional? Do you want to protect your assets and limit your exposure to unforeseen accidents that may occur? If the answer is yes, then you have to have liability insurance. NCCPT is proud to offer personal trainers, group fitness, yoga, Pilates, bootcamp and dance instructors excellent liability coverage for the lowest annual price around. Whether you are teaching in homes, a studio, gym or park, you can rest assured that your policy has you covered.
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Learn hands-on how to become a personal trainer with our two-day workshop!
This workshop is designed to help you prepare for your certification exam as well as gain valuable hands on experience working elite level personal trainers guiding you every step of the way.
In addition to sixteen hours of hands-on experience with industry veterans, you'll receive:
NCCPT textbook and one time exam attempt (proctoring fee is not included)
Access to all personal training course videos online.
Chance to purchase additional products on site (body fat calipers, measuring tape and metronome).
1.6 CEUs if you are currently a personal trainer looking for more experience.