How Do I Acquire a Personal Trainer?

How Do I Find A Personal Trainer?
To find a personal trainer or fitness specialist, look for someone who is:

Certified by a governing body such as the American Council on Exercise, Senior Fitness Association, or The American College of Sports Medicine.

Have liability insurance

Provide client references

Available on your schedule

A Trainer Should:

Be certified in CPR and First Aid

Have an understanding of anatomy, kinesiology, physiology of exercise

Be knowledgeable in the Care and Prevention of injuries

Be a fit and motivated role model

Be able to explain the benefits

Be able to demonstrate proper technique and form

Stress safety, sound training principles including aerobic or cardiovascular exercise, strength, flexibility, nutrition, and weight management.

Help you formulate realistic goals and establish a time line for achieving them.

Fitness is a means to an end, not an end itself.

This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified health care provider. Please consult your health care provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. Visit to learn more.