I'm still pretty new to this site, and I'm basically reasking a question I posted elsewhere.
I am looking into the CPT cert. from the NSCA. They offer a variety of study materials and I'm curious as to which would most adequately prepare me for the exam. There is the "Essentials of Personal Training" textbook and the CPT study package.
I've been training for about 10 years and have a very good knowledge of both the weightroom (exercises, techniques, etc.) and the body (biology, nutrition, etc.). How long do you think it would take to prepare for the exam? A person from the NSCA told me that I should expect about 4-6 months of study time.
Also, I have a degree in literature, which means I'm very good at self-study and memorization. Would that help with the preparation of the exam?