Personal Trainer Certification School

Personal Trainer Certification and Sports Nutrition Certification

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    PFTA Personal Trainer Certification Schools is proud to partner with NASM.  Become a personal trainer at PFTA Schools!

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    By far the best decision I made was going to PFTA Personal Trainer Certifcation School.
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Personal Trainer Certification - Incredible Benefits

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  • ACCREDITED CERTIFICATION. At the end of the program, you will be eligible to receive a nationally accredited certification that will be accepted at 99.9% of the gyms nationwide!
  • GET CERTIFIED HERE. We make learning FUN again!  We are not just a "prep" school. Upon graduation, you will leave our school with a Personal Trainer Certification and a Sports Nutrition Certification. You will be ready to start your new career as soon as you complete the program!
  • NASM and NCSF PARTNERSHIP. We have teamed up with NASM and NCSF to bring you all the latest in exercise science and sports nutrition.  Included with your tuition, is the opportunity to test for a nationally accredited personal training certification including NASM, NCSF and many others.
  • HANDS ON TRAINING. Most courses just give you books and illustrations. We'll get you in the gym and teach you proper positioning and proper technique. Get in the best shape of your life while learning how to exercise the right way!  Become a personal trainer!
  • SMALL CLASSES. Our small personal trainer certification classes get students involved in the discussion which makes for a better learning experience. Students ask many questions throughout class and our knowledgeable instructors will answer all of them.
  • E-LEARNING. Along with class time and gym time, you will be provided with extra online learning material such as notes and videos so you can study at home too!  We give you all the tools necessary to be successful while earning your personal training certification.
  • ONLINE FLASHCARDS.  Along with the hands-on training, we also have over 200 online flashcards for you to study on your own time.  You can access them on your computer, tablet or smartphone.  There's never been a better time to become a personal trainer!
  • ADVANCED CURRICULUM. We are always adding new material to the class to keep up with changes in exercise science and sports nutrition.   Your personal trainer certification will include hands-on training with new equipment such as TRX bands and battling ropes.
  • JOB PLACEMENT. Upon earning your personal trainer certification, we will assist you with acquiring a personal trainer job. We have built good relationships with many of the gyms in the area and will provide you with job leads and interviews.
  • HERO DISCOUNT. Personal training certification discounts for military, police, fire, nurses, and teachers. Call a location near you or request your FREE catalog for more details.

Personal Trainer Certification School Testimonials

personal trainer certification school testimonial amy wangI attended PFTA Personal Trainer Certification School on a recommendation from a personal trainer and I'm glad I did!  I am now starting my very own fit body boot camp and can design nutrition plans as well.  My goal is motivate clients to achieve a healthy and sustainable lifestyle so they can reach and maintain their fitness goals!

Amy Wang, PFTA Personal Trainer

personal trainer certification school testimonial louis yatesThanks to PFTA Personal Trainer Certification School for an educational fitness training experience second to none.  I am now in the process of creating my own fitness company as well as creating diet plans for other fitness companies. Don't just stay home and study from a book, sign-up with PFTA where you will receive a top notch education and hands-on training from a knowledgeable instructor.

Louis F. Yates, PFTA Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Certification School Blog Posts

personal trainer certification school chocolate and wineHealth Benefits of Chocolate and Wine

Happy Valentines' Day!  Believe it or not, there are health benefits to having a little chocolate and drinking a little wine on Valentine's Day!  First of all, chocolate tastes good.  Your mood will definitely improve after just one bite.  It also has been proven to lower bad cholesterol if eaten in moderation.  Chocolate also improves memory in older adults by increasing blood flow in the brain.  Moreover, chocolate has been shown to reduce the chances of heart disease and stroke.  It also contains the very important minerals potassium, zinc, and selenium.

In addition, many experts have lauded the health benefits of wine for many years.  Like chocolate, moderate wine drinking has been proven to lower the rate of heart disease and stroke in many studies; and also proved to slow brain decline.  Drinking wine in moderation can lower the chances of developing type 2 diabetes.  Furthermore, in a study conducted in Iceland, drinking wine lowered the risk of developing cataracts.  In a study for colon cancer, moderate wine drinkers reduced their chances of developing colon cancer by 45%!  One thing is for sure, eating chocolate and drinking wine can only be beneficial if consumed in moderation!  So enjoy a bite of chocolate and raise a glass to your health!

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Do you have health and fitness goals in place for 2017?  If so, now is the time to take action to ensure success.  The best thing to do to ensure success is to utilize S.M.A.R.T. goals and write them down.  That is be SPECFIC.  Don't be vague and settle for "losing weight" or "getting in shape"; write down a specific goal like losing 10 pounds, dropping 2 dress sizes, or performing 50 push-ups.  Make sure your goals are MEASUREABLE.  Pounds, inches, sizes, push-ups are measureable goals that you can strive for while "toning up" is more of a subjective observation that's difficult to measure and sometimes impossible to attain.

Furthermore, have a plan of ACTION.  Surround yourself with a great support team and write down your goals.  How many times will you work out?  What will your workouts consist of?  What type of diet will you follow?  Also, make sure your goals are REALISTIC.  Losing 50 pounds this month is unrealistic and quite frankly...unhealthy.  Try 10 pounds per month or 2 pounds per week.  Assign a TIME to each goal so you can challenge yourself.  Set up short term goals that line up with your long-term goal.  Hopefully, with these goal-setting tips, you can make 2017 your best year yet!!

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Locations in Austin, Pflugerville, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Spring, Sugarland, Katy, and San Antonio, Texas.

Coming soon: Killeen and McAllen, Texas.

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