AFNA graduate Joseph (Jay Cee) Carrethers embodies AFNA’s Maxim for 2022. Change Lives. Start with your own. Meet Jay Cee, through his own words: If you are interested in changing your life and helping others through fitness, visit https://www.afna.edu/career-programs-or-career-tracks/personal-fitness-and-nutrition-trainer/
After suffering from COVID-19 (delta variant), it has become clear to me how easy it is to get discouraged when trying to reach fitness goals. Three months ago I was well on my way to becoming a descent power lifter, then I got sick. Now that I have recovered and been cleared for exercise, I’m… Continue reading The Long Road to Recovery
Hi all! As we wrap up the quarter once again, I want to congratulate everyone on getting one step closer to graduating and entering the workforce with a career in fitness! I’m sure you know by now, but time flies at AFNA, whether it’s your first or last quarter! The time has come, once again,… Continue reading Farewell, For Now!
According to Dr. Greg Chertok in an article for the American College of Sports Medicine, “athletes and non-athletes alike need to develop a skill set that will improve “mental toughness” and allow them to develop a healthy mindset, particularly in the face of challenges.”He suggests four steps to developing a healthy mindset: 1. Know how… Continue reading Be Fitness Vigilant | Developing a Healthy Mindset
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Personal Training Prior to the Covid-19 Pandemic: I graduated from AFNA in 2014 and started my career as a personal trainer at 24 Hour Fitness in West Hollywood, CA. 24 Hour Fitness was the gym I had worked out at for many years. I was super excited to begin my Fitness Career at my “home… Continue reading Personal Training during a Pandemic: Focus on Utility, Not Facility
WE PROVIDE CUSTOM EXERCISE PLANS FOR ALL CLIENTS. Get Yours Today! What does it mean to provide a custom workout to a client? When you see a personal trainer offering custom workouts for each client, what kind of ideas pop into your head? Just what is a custom workout anyway? It’s all about customizing workouts… Continue reading Just What is a CUSTOM Workout and How do I Build One?
We’ve all been seduced by a charismatic individual at some point in our lives. Whether that person was a friend, a salesman, or perhaps a teacher. Charismatic people seem to be able to motivate us without even trying and I wouldn’t blame you if you thought some people are just born with charisma and some… Continue reading What is Charisma and how do I cultivate it?