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Bonnie Stein, M.Ed., CPTS

Bonnie Stein is a national masters racewalk award winner, author, noted speaker, and the founder of AceWalker Walk Your Way To Fitness Programs. As a nationally certified Personal Trainer, racewalk instructor, and fitness instructor, she has been featured on CNN, in Walking Magazine, Prevention Magazine, Women's Sports and  Fitness Magazine, and Sesame Street  Parents Magazine. Bonnie has taught thousands of people the benefits of including a program of walking and nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle.

 

Bonnie is a member of the National Speakers Association, the Council of Reebok Professionals, IDEA (the association for fitness  professionals), and the ASICS Fitness Alliance. Bonnie is a recipient of the National Masters Award in the Presidential Sports Award Program and the author of The New Racewalker's Log  as well as a writer for Running Journal and Coastal Sports and Wellness  Magazine.  She has published over 200 articles on walking and fitness.

Bonnie M. Stein, M.Ed., CPTS is an honored member of Continental Who's Who.  She is named in the Who's Who Registry of Professionals and Executives.  Memberships are limited to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement in the occupation, industry, or profession.

Bonnie teaches Racewalking classes and private lessons in the Tampa Bay area and Rev Up Your Walk seminars all over the country.
 

Clients have included:

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Nike

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Reebok

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Coca-Cola

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General Motors

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General Electric

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Kimberly-Clarke

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Eastman-Kodak Corporation

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Centers for Disease Control

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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Grand Bahama Island Promotion Board

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Oglethorpe University

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Georgia State University

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American Heart Association

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Pinellas County School Board

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Humana Hospital

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Hellman's Light Mayonnaise

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Florida Atlantic University

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Palm Beach Community College

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Canyon Ranch

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Cobb County School System

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Naples Wellness Center

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Naples Community Hospital

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Hushpuppy Shoes

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Road Runners Clubs of America Nat'l Convention

Bonnie received both her B.S. and Masters degrees from the University of Florida.

Bonnie is a Certified Personal Training Specialist (CPTS)

Fitness specialists who successfully complete all five courses of the Fitness Institute International are awarded the ‘Certified Personal Training Specialist’ (CPTS) credential which is a ‘Registered’ mark. Having passed this quintet of rigorous courses, these individuals have gone the distance to establish their competency as personal trainers; and their CPTS certificate documents that they are not just ‘certified’ but rather truly ‘qualified’. They can display this credential with pride, for it reflects a greater knowledge base and skill level than any other personal trainer certificate available today. For this reason, it has been recognized as the most legally defensible personal trainer certificate in the industry.

The uniqueness of the Institute’s personal trainer program lies in the fact that it bridges the academic training of university courses with the practical experience found only within facilities. For this reason, the Institute provides the obvious training ground for the most highly skilled personal trainers in the country.

The past president of the National Strength & Conditioning Association who is currently the Executive Director of the NSCA Certification Commission was the keynote speaker at the Institute’s graduation and awards ceremony in 1996. As Dr. Baechle stated: “If trainers throughout the United States possessed the knowledge and qualities of Fitness Institute students (CPTS graduates), the status of personal training would equal that of physical therapy.

A West Palm Beach publication noted that Gold Coast residents were fortunate to have a graduate school for fitness professionals right in their own backyard. The article closed with the statement: “The next time you need to confirm a personal trainer’s credentials, look for a ‘CPTS’ from Fitness Institute International. It is the choice of qualified fitness professionals.

Bonnie is a professional member of National Speakers Association

The National Speakers Association (NSA) is the leading organization for those who speak professionally. NSA's 3,500 members include experts in a variety of industries and disciplines, who reach audiences as trainers, educators, humorists, motivators, consultants, authors and more. Since 1973, NSA has provided resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and speaking profession. Visit NSA's Web site at www.nsaspeaker.org.

NSA is the recognized community for developing the content expertise, platform excellence and business knowledge of those who speak professionally.

Bonnie is a member of IDEA, the Association for Fitness Professionals

IDEA is the world's leading membership organization of health and fitness professionals, with more than 19,000 members in over 80 countries. Since 1982, IDEA has provided health and fitness professionals with unbiased data, pertinent information, educational resources, career development and industry leadership. IDEA's membership includes personal trainers, program and fitness directors, business owners and managers, and group fitness instructors.

 The world is experiencing an obesity epidemic and society is recognizing the importance of regular exercise and eating a balanced diet. Today, more than ever, IDEA members are coming together to Inspire the World to Fitness and making a daily difference in their communities. IDEA’s philosophy is to share resources, ideas and inspiration with all fitness professionals and to make the world a healthier place.

 IDEA brings the leaders in academics and technique to the industry through articles in the publications, conferences and educational products.

 

This page was last updated on 10/09/2006 09:50:08 PM -0400

 
© 2007 by Bonnie Stein. All Rights Reserved.

LIMITS OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER - The authors and publishers of this newsletter have used their best efforts in preparing the articles and information contained within it. Additionally, you are advised to consult with your doctor before beginning an exercise program. The authors and publishers make no warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, and shall not be liable in the event of incidental or consequential damages.

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