$95 for Online Personal-Training Certification ($299 Value)
By supplying all materials online, instructors create a study-at-your-own-pace course in personal training. The course takes two to four weeks to complete, punctuated by online testing that can be performed from the comfort of home. The course also includes rescuer CPR AED training to equip potential personal trainers with the skills to aid a client in the case of a medical emergency.
American Fitness Institute
American Fitness Institute's teachers transform students into trainers, using not only exercise equipment, but also a suite of online lessons, tools, and tests. The online content can be accessed from anywhere, allowing fledgling fitness experts to supplement a live class or cocoon themselves within their homes and transform into full-fledged personal trainers. For advanced students, the Institute offers a number of more specialized courses, including a Mixed Martial Arts conditioning course, Advanced Posture Assessment and Program Design, flexibility training, corrective exercise specialist certification, Whole Body Vibration specialist training, and AFI Personal Trainer Certification.