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5 Key Tips to Helping Personal Training Clients Lose Weight

Weight loss is something that a lot of Personal Training clients want to focus on when they first start training with a professional. Providing training that is tailored to client goals and motivations is one way to ensure you get results from your clients. Our nutrition tutor has some tips and expertise that you can apply […]

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Study Shows Children With Obesity Gene Variants Can Still Lose Weight

A recent study by the University of Copenhagen – The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, has shown that children who have gene variants that are common in obesity, can still lose weight by changing their diet and exercise habits. Theresia Maria Schnurr, one of the authors of the study has explained the driving force behind […]

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‘Fit Got Real’ campaign aims to boost womens’ fitness

Although we are seeing more people enter the fitness industry, studies show that women across the UK are less likely to partake in regular exercise than men. The study from Sports England shows that women from BAME backgrounds and those working in lower income jobs are more inactive than other women, and this needs to […]

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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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5 Common Personal Training Mistakes

With the endless courses and qualifications on offer for Personal Trainers, it is rare for two Personal Trainers to have the same opinion or methods of training their clients. This can lead to many Personal Trainers giving poor sessions or making mistakes that affect their clients’ training. We have outlined some of the most common […]

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4 Tips to Stay Motivated as a Personal Trainer

Some people forget that as Personal Trainers we are people too and not machines built to train 24/7. It can be tough for the best of us to stay motivated. Being in the gym all day can be tedious, especially when you have been up late the night before planning sessions and meal plans for […]

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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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Can Social Media Help You Lose Weight?

In the modern age of fitness, it is the norm for people to be bombarded with fitness content across their social media feeds. This shift towards fitness is definitely positive, but how does social media itself impact the way we keep fit. A recent study shows that the impact that social media has is dependent […]

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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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