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Personal Trainers to Watch Announces 2012 Judges


Life Fitness just announced this year’s panel of Personal Trainers to Watch Judges.

If you’ve been following the news, this year’s program has expanded Personal Trainers to Watch to the global market. The program calls for the nomination of fitness professionals who exude a passion for health and aim to better the lives of their clients.


2012 Personal Trainers to Watch Judging Panel



  • Nicole Nichols wasnamed America's 2011 Personal Trainer to Watch by Life Fitness. 

Favorite Workout: rotational squat with a kettlebell

  • Pete McCall is an exercise physiologist with ACE. 

Favorite Workout: metabolic conditioning with a ViPR

  • Rodney Corn is a co-founder of PTA Global.

Favorite Workout: non-traditional Power Plate workouts 

  • Deb Plitt is a master trainer with Life Fitness Academy, the education arm of Life Fitness.

Favorite Workout: running, interval training, baseball and golf with her son

  • Chris Clawson is president of Life Fitness.

Favorite Workout: interval training (speed and heart rate) on the treadmill

Read more about all of our judges.

The judging panel will consider information like trainers’ community involvement, client testimonials and hours spent training to gauge its selection of the 2012 Personal Trainers to Watch. The winning trainer will receive a high-value package of personal training tools including continuing education courses, a piece of Life Fitness equipment, global media recognition and $5,000 to be put toward a personal training business.

Nominations for the 2012 Personal Trainers to Watch program can be made now through July 31, 2012; winners will be announced globally in November 2012. To nominate a personal trainer and view official program rules, visit our Nominate a Trainer page.

Have a question for one of our judges? Post a comment below!  



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