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Personale Trainer Certificate


#1

looking into becoming a personal trainer to earn some extra money. Was wondering which certification is the standard


#2

Wondering which one is the best to get. Looking at ISSA or AFTA or is there something that is better?


#3

All certs are just a starting point.

If you’re looking to work at a commercial club, your best bet is to call local ones and see what they accept.

The following will be accepted anywhere

ACSM
NSCA
NASM
ACE

ones that could possibly be accepted at most commercial gyms would also include
ISSA, AFPA, Cooper Institute