Ohio Personal Trainer Certifications

If you have been wanting to become a certified personal trainer in Ohio, there has never been a better time than right now. NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association) offers you an NCCA-accredited Personal Trainer Certification that is valid for 4 years, not just 2 years like other fitness trainer certifications.  In addition, NESTA will get you certified as a fitness instructor for 30-50% less money than other accredited personal trainer programs.  Best of all, NESTA will teach you the step-by-step strategies to becoming a highly respected and highly paid Certified Personal Trainer


Ohio National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association


NESTA abbreviated for “National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association” is an institute that provides its clients with NCCA accredited and affordable 4- year personal trainer certification. NCCA is short for National Commission for Certifying Agencies.

First, we will discuss a little bit about this institute named NESTA. NESTA was established in 1992 in Southern California. As of today, NESTA is an international fitness association with the members of 55,000 and more, from all around the globe. Approximately, 10% of NESTA’s members are from outside the US. The graduates of NESTA have successful careers in over 50 countries. Countries, excluding the US, which have the highest number of NESTA’s certified trainers and coaches are; Canada, Singapore, Japan, Australia, China and the UK.

Ohio NESTA Personal Fitness Trainer Certification program prepares its clients with important business and marketing strategies along with the top scientific information available. You can start with NESTA by taking different fitness programs that suit your taste and demand. You can choose from programs such as; Fitness Nutrition Coach, Heart Rate Performance Specialist and much more. You can become a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer by joining NESTA, as many famous health clubs, fitness centers and gyms accept NESTA certified trainers, coaches and professionals.

Ohio Personal Fitness Trainer Exam certification is also recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs as an approved education program. NESTA in its salutations to the brave men and women, who had served the army, provides them with the ability to earn their Personal Fitness Trainer certification through their tuition reimbursement program.

There are many different and versatile programs being offered in NESTA, which have no pre-requisites for its clients. Each training program includes continuing education units, CEUs, for those with certifications that require CEUs to stay current. Some of the programs being offered in NESTA are as below:

1.     Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Coach Certification

2.     Triathlon Coach Certification

3.     Fitness Nutrition Coach

4.     Heart Rate Performance Specialist

5.     Sports Nutrition Specialist

6.     Biomechanics Specialist

7.     Functional Training Specialist

8.     Speed, Agility and Quickness Specialist

9.     Tactix Method Martial Arts Group Fitness System

10.  Impact Method Intense Group Fitness System

11.  Muay Thai Fitness

12.  Lifestyle Weight Management Specialist

These are some of the programs that NESTA offers its people. Apart from this there are many entities that approve NESTA and its certification. List of these institutes are:

1.     NCCA

2.     ICE

3.     CDR

4.     ESCS

5.     IDEA

6.     IHRSA

7.     NBFE

8.     NASM

9.     USAT

10.  NSCA

11.  ISSA

NESTA’s comprehensive and personal training education course includes an enhanced interactive digital manual, PDF note packets and easy- to- follow audio lessons. In all of this, your proctored certification exam is also included. If joined, you online training program will be 100% accelerated. You also receive Lifetime Access to all of your online training materials. These online materials are all online, nothing is mailed to you. Program price includes 125 questions and 2 hour proctored multiple choice exams. There are certain requirements that you have to follow to enter into NESTA.

1.     You must be at least 18 years of age.

2.     You must have High School Diploma or GED.

3.     You must have a valid government Driver’s License or a Passport.

4.     You must have a current Emergency Cardiac Care Certification card or BLS card in place of CPR card.

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