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What I'm Focusing on Right Now

     Like I have mentioned before, I was unhappy when gyms closed due to the recent pandemic. I was actually just about to join one to work on one of my goals- lifting heavier and was excited to be able to use equipment I don't have access to at home.     Despite what is going on right now, I have been doing well working out at home. I have been creating my own workouts using the weights I already have and have had time to do many things I wouldn't have been able to otherwise.      Lately, I have had time to walk, bike, and run on the Greenbelt next to my apartment. I have also done hiking nearby too. What I'm especially thankful for is that I don't have a time limit to workout so I'm often out for over an hour at a time working out and enjoying the scenery around me.      If you have felt upset about gyms closing too, I understand. I wanted to see progress in my lifting ability. It would have also been nice to be able to apply my new knowledge as a personal tra

How I'm Furthering My Education Since Becoming a Personal Trainer

     Since becoming a certified personal trainer in March, I have had extra time on my hands. Three weeks to be exact. This has given me time to take multiple classes. I’m actually almost done with my recertification classes that aren’t due for two more years.                 This is what I have been working on lately: 1. I took a couple of classes about becoming an online personal trainer.                 The day after I became certified, I watched a webinar by NPE called How To Lead Your Business through COVID-19. This workshop talked about how to move your fitness business online as gyms were starting to get closed throughout the country. I also took a 3 day masterclass called How to Transition to Online Fitness Coaching by Amanda O’Mara on Facebook. It gave me a lot of ideas and tools I could use to start a new business. Right now I’m just not sure if I want to start a business. I’m still trying to decide. 2. I have finished almost 4 recertification classes .