Personal Trainer Certification

Personal Trainer Certification - Three Expertise Levels


A personal trainer is a fitness professional involved in developing and implementing an individualized approach to exercise, nutrition and flexibility. The basic components involved in the profession of personal training include: muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Other components such as speed, power, balance and sports conditioning may also be addressed. NHE personal trainers possess the knowledge to address these components and also have minor training in exercise physiology and sports rehabilitation. Due to their extensive training, NHE personal trainers may also provide other services; such as health/fitness seminars, wellness programs and nutritional consultation.






Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Online Study Guide


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Study Emphasis:

Level Recommendations: 

Level 1: Beginner (Little or no professional fitness trainer experience.)

Level 2: Professional (Minimum 2 years professional fitness trainer experience.)

Level 3: Advanced (5 years fitness/health professional experience and nutrition knowledge.)

Study Guide Excerpts (Level 1)


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Muscle Types          Body Mass Index          Clavicle          VO2 Max          Muscle Contractions

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