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  • You can find personal trainers at your local gym or fitness centre, by asking friends for word-of-mouth recommendations or by checking AUSactive’s directory of registered professionals.
  • The recommended minimum qualification for a personal trainer is to hold a Certificate IV in Fitness or a Diploma of Fitness.
  • Professional credentials and experience are vital, but it helps to rate personality high on your list of priorities too, since you may be spending a lot of time with this person.

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Reviewed on: 08-07-2022