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How do you keep your fitness knowledge up to date?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Personal Trainer interview

Advice
As an expert in the fitness industry, you will need to stay on top of the latest research. There is always new information out there exposing myths and uncovering the truth about which methods work. Explain what you're reading and any personal research that interests you regarding health and welllness.

"I am really interested in how nutrition can assist with weightless. I strive to inform my clients about ways they can change their diet, without cutting out fat or calories. I receive newsletters with tips about diet trends and I seek out information on blogs that I follow."

The more specific you can get, the better! If you know of some publications that the gym is already interested in, mention them! If they support the Paleo lifestyle, share what you know about it!
Basic answer example
"I am really interested in how nutrition can assist with weightless. I strive to inform my clients about ways they can change their diet, without cutting out fat or calories. I receive newsletters with tips about diet trends and I seek out information on blogs that I follow."

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How do you keep your fitness knowledge up to date?
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Keep studying everything you have learnt, Get help from other trainers and you will definitely have no problem eith your fitness knowledge as well as commit yourself to everything you do that involves fitness.
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You must be diligent in the fitness instusty as it is constanly changing, keeping upto date with journals and read fitness magzines keep knowledge fresh.
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You must be diligent in fitness industry since is constantly changing, reading magazine, fitness online articles I keep my knowledge fresh and up to date.
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By staying active in the community and constantly learning knew things.
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I like have many work out with many people for increase the my knowledge.
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Well I just graduated my program so I have the latest fitness knowledge. But I also go to seminars and read articles about nutrition and newest exercise findings.
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I read the ACSM Health and Fitness Review, enroll in continuing education courses and research program designs.
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Podcasts, magazines and going online.
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By listening to podcasts, magazine, websites and joining multiple fitness pages on social media.
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By reading magazines, books and talking to other personal trainers and taking classes.
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Reading over my NASM book.
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Social Media, Youtube Videos, observations in the gym.
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Courses, research, talk with other personal trainers.
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Constant self education. Overview articles. Attend lectures/seminars/webinars. Maintain social networking.
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I stay up to date with researching online and watching youtube videos, I also am subscribed to womens health and shape magazine.
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Courses, seminars, research.
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Read studies, complete courses.
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Magazines, books, social media, fitness news.
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I read blogs, websites, talk to other personal trainers and research information about aspects of fitness I am interested in.
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Doing more research about fitness and nutrition.
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Reading and making more research on new technique ànd idea on fitness as a whole.
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I research on scholarly articles, read fitness magazines, and I watch youtube channels to see what the latest training methods are.
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Attend seminar and online reasearch.
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Constantly learning something new.
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I constantly read and watch webinars.
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Continuous education with ACE
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With continuing education and online research along with talking with other trainers.
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Gain new experiences and do educate further direction up to date.
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I attend a gym four days a week. I keep my certifications current and study new material as it comes.
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Read different magazines, blogs and websites.
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By studying, reading books, watching videos online, by asking other Personal trainers and fitness professionals.
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I'm online reading articles and talking to personal trainers at my home gym to see what the latest workouts are, and what workouts seem to be the most effective.
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I am always cruising fitness websites and buying books.
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Read online articles on a weekly basis. Follow world renowned fitness trainers on social media.
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I am researching videos and online also I ask the people what they like prefer to do when they are at the gym or I ask my pt friends.
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I read a lot and talk to others. i know things can change as we research things more but also the simple things remain the same.
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Attending conferences and meeting with other trainers reading from leading scolars like PDTC
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Attending conferences learning of new trends in the market.
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I browse online for fitness variation techniques.
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Researching new methods on the internet and trying and testing these methods myself.
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I converse with other personal trainers, and research new information in the fitness field.

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