If you love fitness and you're looking for an alternative to the typical 9ñ5 office job, The Everything Guide to Being a Personal Trainer will help you turn your passion into a career. Opportunities for professional fitness trainers are everywhere-fitness clubs, college athletic programs, even professional sports teams. The Everything Guide to Being a Personal Trainer is a step-by-step guide that will take you from gym rat to fitness guru in no time. This easy-to-follow book progresses from training to certification with tips to help you: Choose a work environment Set up a business plan Find, motivate, and keep clients Learn about marketing and networking Written by two personal-training professionals, The Everything Guide to Being a Personal Trainer is all you need to get started in the exciting, growing field of fitness.
Kate Kenworthy, M.Ed., A.T.C., C.S.C.S. is a certified athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist with a master's degree in physical education. She has worked as a varsity athletic trainer for Bryant University and Boston University and is currently a fitness consultant specializing in injury prevention and sport-specific training. Kate lives in Lincoln, RI. Stephen A. Rodrigues, M.Ed., P.E.S. is a personal trainer of amateur and professional athletes and worked as the spring training Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Yankees.