Guide to Practical Fitness Testing

Fitness testing must be practical in the personal training environment. If it isn’t, testing won’t be used in systematic problem-solving or the monitoring of the client’s progress, and progress reports can’t be used to drive client engagement.


Comprehensive, Intuitive, and Client Focused

Personal trainers can charge a premium for their services because they provide individualized programming specific to each client’s goals, needs, and wants. Fitness tests provide the trainer with a systematic method to objectively quantify the client’s starting point, future goals, and progress towards those goals.

Topics discussed in this guide include:

  • How individualized programming is a premium product
  • Objective client goal setting and reporting
  • What assessments are essential for gauging success

Stop Guessing and Start Testing