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3 Marketing tips to boost your Personal Training

In the modern fitness world, Personal Training no longer consists of just carrying out sessions, it is now required for Personal Trainers to do more to stand out and gain loyal clients that keep coming back for more. On top of equipping yourself with industry-recognised qualifications, there are a few things that you can do […]

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JD Gym in Bolton are looking to grow their team of Personal Trainers

JD gym Bolton are looking to grow their team with Level 3 Personal Trainers who have the expertise and knowledge to train a range of clients. If you’re a qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer, and you’re looking to take on a diverse and rewarding role in a growing team, head to the JD gyms website […]

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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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3 Tips for Becoming a Successful Personal Trainer

When it comes down to being a Personal Trainer or fitness professional in general, it can be hard to know what standards to set yourself, with experts in the industry having their own set of rules to go by when training clients. To give those who are aspiring to be a fitness pro a bit […]

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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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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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Case Study – Isabella Martinez

We have spoken to one of our former students turned reputable Personal Trainer to see what life is like in the industry. We cover some expert tips for new professionals and how the fitness industry is opening up opportunities for Personal Trainers. See how Isabella Martinez has used our courses to fuel her career…   […]


Meet a Student – Colette Ferguson

Colette came to Focus knowing that she wanted a new career path, but wasn’t confident going into the fitness industry without reputable training to back her up. Take a look at Colette’s story. When did you first get into fitness? I have been into fitness for the last 6 years properly. I had set a […]



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