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On your quest to find a personal trainer, make sure they are certified by a reputable agency. This indicates they have at least the minimum qualifications to work with apparently healthy people, though there are also advanced certifications. Some reliable certification agencies are ACSM, ACE, NSCA, NASM, and AFAA. If your personal trainer is certified by another agency, check the agency's website or ask to see their literature. Certifications should require continuing education and seem appropriate for what you want. You are within your rights to ask to see trainer certifications or talk to other clients they have trained, if you have any doubts about their credibility.