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The 10 Stages of Crash Dieting – An Introduction to Crash Dieting

In the modern age of health and fitness, it is common for people to become overwhelmed with the endless sources of nutritional advice and help on offer making it hard to establish what is right from wrong. This is why it is important to know what diets and methods you should focus on to stay fit […]

Extra Level 2 Gym Instructor Course Dates in January

Extra Level 2 Gym Instructor Course Dates in January

If you’re looking to hit the ground running in the new year and pursue a fitness career, we have added extra dates to our January Level 2 Gym Instructor courses at David Lloyd, Trafford Park. We have added extra course days on 14th-16th & 24th-25th January. Down to our original course dates being more popular than […]

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Meet One of Our Students & See What It’s Like to Learn With Focus

We have recently spoken to one of our students to help give you an idea of what it is like to learn with Focus and give you some inspiration to get into the industry. We spoke with Tara, who has in fact moved up from Nottingham to pursue a career in fitness. We met Tara on […]

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Offering Nutritional Advice as a Personal Trainer

As the fitness industry continues to grow, we are seeing more people looking beyond just the training to keep themselves fit and healthy. One area of fitness that is being focused on more than ever is nutrition, as it is well-known that this is one thing that can seriously boost training results. This focus on nutrition has […]

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Why Rehabilitation Holds Huge Opportunities for Personal Trainers.

As the fitness industry grows, more people are delving into the world of fitness. This naturally leads to more people leaving it up to themselves to get fit and stay healthy. Although there are many people who learn safe ways to train, there are even more who throw themselves into training with the sole purpose […]

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A Day at a Full-time Level 2 Fitness Instructor Course

I went down to a Full-time Fitness Instructor Course at David Lloyd with Focus Training to see what it is like to study with Focus Training and to give you an idea of what you should expect from an industry recognised course.  The day starts out with students flooding in from all across the country, […]

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Help Combat Rising Inactivity Among Kids as a Personal Trainer

Researchers from the University of Essex carried out a study on 1,200 children from Essex between 1998, 2008 and 2014 to analyse the current status of kid’s fitness in the UK. The study found that we are seeing a dramatic fall in terms of the ‘strength and fitness’ of children, which needs to be addressed. […]

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Study Shows One-in-Four Avoid Exercise at All Costs

A recent study by the British Lung Foundation has found that one in four British people avoid exercise at all costs. The study was carried out to, “Highlight a variety of different types of exercise people can do to improve their fitness…” according to Mike McKevitt the Head of Patient Studies at the foundation. This […]

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6 Best Workouts For Stress Relief

As a leading training provider in the fitness industry, we try to encourage people to consider more than just their physical health, but with tight schedules and long work hours, it can be hard for most people to find a way to relax, relieve stress and maintain a sound mental health. This is why many […]

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Keep Fit & Healthy With Specialist Training

As we continue to live in a world that is becoming more and more focused on health and fitness, more people are looking for new ways to stay healthy and keep fit. This holds huge potential for getting the public fit and going further with fitness careers, as it is possible for Personal Trainers to […]



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