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Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer Course

Personal Fitness Trainer (Advanced)

Professional Development

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge in Advanced Personal Fitness Training
  • Be awarded the BSY Professional Certificate of Merit

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

The rewards and satisfaction of working in this field can be great, and the core intention of this course is to show you the vital importance of lifelong development and improvement in your chosen career field.


Lesson One

  • Introduction/Anatomy and Physiology
    • The Fitness Industry
    • The Course
    • What is Fitness, What is Health?
    • Potential Fitness
    • The Role of the Personal Fitness Trainer
    • The Skeleton
    • Joints
    • Muscles

Lesson Two

  • Anatomy and Physiology (Continued)/ The Business Side of Things/Nutrition
    • Muscles (Continued)
    • The Heart
    • Body Types
    • Men and Women
    • The Business Side of Things
    • Promotion
    • Nutrition
    • Water
    • Eating Patterns
    • What to Eat

Lesson Three

  • The Client/ Nutrition (Continued)
    • Reception
    • Assessment and Fitness Testing
    • The Protein Myth
    • Menus

Lesson Four

  • Exercise for Special Populations/ Nutrition (Continued)
    • Age
    • Diabetes
    • Pregnancy
    • Obesity
    • Hypertension
    • Osteoporosis
    • Arthritis
    • Treating Health Problems with Exercise
    • Carbohydrates
    • Supplements

Lesson Five

  • Skills for Success/ First Aid and Sports Injuries
    • Communication Skills
    • Teaching Skills
    • Health and Safety Issues
    • Types of Injury
    • Action
    • The First Aid Kit
    • Muscle Cramps
    • Repetitive Strain Injury
    • A Few Basic Rules to Keep Training Safe and Prevent Injury
    • Dehydration

Lesson Six

  • Exercise
    • The Warm Up
    • The Cool Down
    • Overtraining
    • Under-training
    • Goal Setting
    • Common Terms
    • Types of Exercise
    • What to Wear
    • Some Common Misconceptions

Lesson Seven

  • Exercise Application
    • Sit Up/Abdominal Crunch
    • Twisted Sit Up/Abdominal Crunch
    • Press Up
    • Neck Stretches
    • Shoulder Stretches
    • Overhead Stretch
    • Cross Arm Stretch/Triceps Stretch
    • Overhead Triceps Stretch
    • Humps and Sags
    • Side Bends
    • Hip Circles
    • Seated Back Twist/Stretch
    • Spread Leg Trunk Twist
    • Back Curl
    • Back Wall Stretch
    • Buttock/Upper Leg Stretch
    • Inner Thigh Stretch
    • Groin Stretch
    • Standing Thigh Stretch
    • Lower Leg (Calf) Stretch
    • Other Warm Up Exercises
    • Creating an Individual Training Plan

Lesson Eight

  • Exercise Application (Continued)
    • Lunges
    • Squats
    • Leg Extensions
    • Seated Leg Extension
    • Hamstring Curls
    • Hamstring Curls on Walls
    • Outer Thigh Raise
    • Inner Thigh Raise
    • Outer Thigh Wall Raises
    • Buttock Toners
    • Calf Raises
    • Triceps Dip
    • Mid-section Training
    • Working with Free Weights
    • Weight Training without Weights
    • Circuit Training
    • Gym-based Training
    • Reinforcing the Basic Golden Exercise Rules

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 8 monthly instalments of £25
  • or
  • Pay the total course fee of £270 £250 in one sum and also receive a special gift from our selection – free

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271 – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

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