Know Your Role: It's Okay to Say You Don't Know

Endurance Sports, Kettlebells, Strength and Conditioning

When I look at the world of personal training I see a lot of confusion. These days there are plenty of trainers who like to call themselves “corrective exercise specialists” or “movement specialists.”


No doubt they feel that their weekend certification puts them on a level playing field with the physical therapists and the like who spent four or five years at university. As if two or three days gives you the same depth of knowledge that years of full-time study and work placement can give you.


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