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Interested in Becoming a Certified Personal Trainer?

American Council on Exercise's Personal Training Certification Course Fall 2014

This 2-credit course (HFIT 196) will use both classroom and hands-on learning to prepare you to sit for the ACE Certified Personal Trainer Exam. Participants will learn to use a wide variety of equipment and training methods. At the end of the course students will have a chance to interview for a personal training position here with Recreational Sports & Fitness.


Course Topics

  •  Anatomy
  •  Physiology
  •  Fitness Program Planning
  •  Nutrition
  •  Fitness Assessments
  •  Goal Setting
  •  Case Studies
  •  Injury Prevention and More!   

Course Details

Course Number is: HFIT 196

Meets Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:20-11:35am in the Cassell Fitness Center this Fall 2014.


If you have questions about the course please contact Julie Avans at 202-885-6048 or javans@american.edu.


See your Photos from the Poker Run 5k!


To see your photos from the Poker Run 5K on April 13th check out our album titled Poker Run 5K 2014 on our Facebook Page at AU Recreational Sports & Fitness. Click the link below to take you directly there!