Preparing for a personal training certification test can be stressful. Most of the exams cost over $75 so you want to be sure you are ready. One of the best ways to make sure you are going to pass the exam is by taking this practice test.
Most certification providers sell certification practice tests for around $50 but this practice test is available for free. The personal training certification practice test covers the areas of client assessment, exercise technique, client program design, nutrition and practical analysis.
d) Body Fat Index
e) Heart rate
2) Medical screening the same thing as a physicians medical examination?
3) What are the parts of a typical fitness assessment?
a) Cardio respiratory Fitness, Body Composition, Flexibility, Strength, Anaerobic Fitness
b) Body Fat, Caloric Intake, Workout Clothes, Absolute Strength, Water Consumption
c) Body Composition, Flexibility, Gym Membership, Anaerobic Fitness
d) Cardio respiratory Fitness, Body Composition, Body Fat, Body Mass Index
4) What are three ways to compute % body composition?
a) Resting Heart Rate, V02 Max, Muscle Mass
b) Caloric Intake, Water Intake, Height
c) % Body Fat, Height/Weight Norms, Waist Circumference
d) Height, Weight, Neck Measurement
5) How do you calculate the US Standard Body Mass Index
a) (Weight in Pounds / (Height in Inches) * (Height in Inches)) x 703
b) (Height in Inches) / (Weight in Pounds) x 222
c) ((Weight in Kilograms) x 703) / (Height in Inches)
d) (Weight in Pounds) / (Height in Inches) x 222
Exercise Technique (5 questions)
1) Describe a "Super Set"
a) Perform exercises in such a way to rest the agonist while exhausting the antagonist
b) Perform exercises in such a way to exhaust the agonist and rest the antagonist
c) Perform exercises in such a way to maintain a constant heart rate
d) Perform exercises in such a way to exhaust the agonist and also exhaust the antagonist
2) Describe breathing during exercise:
a) Inhale during the concentric phase of each movement
b) Exhale during the concentric phase of each movement
c) Hold your breath during the concentric phase of each movement
d) None of the above
3) What is 1RM?
a) 1 Repetition Measurement
b) 1 Relaxation Meditation
c) 1 Rotary Motion
d) 1 Repetition Maximum
4) What is the overload principle?
a) Your muscles must be challenged in order for adaptation to occur
b) Lift as much weight as possible every day
c) Your muscles will adapt to a lack of stimulus
d) Answers A and B
5) What is a major area to watch when your client is performing an exercise?
c) Blood Pressure
e) Muscle Tone