Personal Trainers
  • Personal Trainers
    The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is dedicated to supporting personal trainers, whether you’re looking to become a personal trainer or own your own club, to apply research-based knowledge to assess, motivate, educate, and train clients and athletes. Through certification, continuing education, and career development opportunities, the NSCA is committed to assisting personal trainers in honing their skills throughout the entirety of their careers in order to excel in the profession.
  • Personal trainer working with a clientTo keep you ahead of the crowd, the NSCA offers a variety of tools and resources including regional and national networking opportunities, where you can collaborate and learn from industry leaders, and career series videos and articles that will inspire you to plot your path to success.

    Gain access to NSCA’s publication designed specifically for personal trainers, Personal Training Quarterly (PTQ), along with other online educational content. Through the NSCA, distinguish yourself from your peers and lay the foundation for continued career growth by earning the nationally-accredited NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer® (NSCA-CPT®) certification.

    Get Certified as CPT    Professional Development    Tools and Resources

    PTQ CoverPersonal Training Quarterly
    Personal Training Quarterly (PTQ) is digitally published four times a year. Look for articles and information on how you can expand your personal training career through integrating training methods and accessing tools for building your business.

    You must be a member of the NSCA to access the full version of the PTQ.

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