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How Being a Personal Trainer has Progressed

How Being a Personal Trainer has Progressed

It is evident that social media has had a monumental impact on the majority of industries, from fashion to even logistics. Although, as many in and out of the industry know, fitness is one that was impacted most, with workout videos, progress pic’s and ‘athleisure’ being a common sight among many social media feeds. In […]

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Giving Fitness Advice without Qualifications

Are you guilty of giving out fitness advice without any actual qualifications? Focus Training recently carried out a survey of 1,000 UK Adults asking questions about their Gym and exercise habits. The specific focus was to understand if they gave advice to anyone without any formal personal training course qualifications. We collected the data together […]

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We’re Hiring: Customer Service Advisor Wanted!

We’re Hiring: Customer Service Advisor Wanted!

We’ve got a fantastic opportunity for someone with a positive personality and outstanding telephone manner to join our friendly team at Focus HQ in Bolton. The successful candidate will be working in this full-time role to support new and existing students as they enrol and prepare for their fitness courses. You’ll need to use a computer so basic skills […]

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What’s your favourite exercise?

What’s your favourite exercise?

Do you have a favourite exercise that you enjoy doing at the gym, or encourage your clients to do during their sessions? We all have our favourite exercises or at least exercises that we don’t mind performing and find them a little less challenging. However, we also have some exercises that we’d much rather avoid […]

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Working together as a team

Working together as a team

Working as part of a team is a great personal quality to have, as it enables you to understand others, become more confident and be more determined to achieve your end goal. This is one of the reasons why group exercise classes are popular in gyms across the UK, as everyone is there for the […]

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Taking baby steps

There’s always a new craze when it comes to fitness and they often originate from The States, but this new one that we stumbled across recently really is in a league of its own. A fitness dance workout with your baby attached to you. We’re not 100% sure what the health implications are here and […]

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Going Places

Going Places

You may remember in our previous blogs that we mentioned personal trainers venturing on holiday with their clients; well it appears that Rob Kardashian is following in his sister’s footsteps and bringing his trainer along with him to Paris. This isn’t a romantic trip to the city of love, it’s to ensure that he stays […]

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Two’s a company, three’s a crowd

Two’s a company, three’s a crowd

We all know the saying that two’s company and three’s a crowd, especially on a romantic venture. Some celebrities will demand 110% attention from their personal trainers and you can argue that they’re high maintenance, but they are paying more than the average price for a session. Now if you were to step into the […]

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Kids to become more active

Kids to become more active

It is extremely important that children from a young age are introduced to exercise, whether it’s from a walk outdoors with the family or playing a sport down your local park. It is easier for them to continue with this lifestyle as they get older, but unfortunately this isn’t always the case. Judy Murray, tennis […]

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The Patron Saint of Fitness

The Patron Saint of Fitness

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! A few of the team from Focus Training visited the Irish markets yesterday on Albert Square in Manchester and it was great seeing the Manchester community come together. Saint Patrick introduced Christianity into Ireland, influencing the religion and the rest is history as they say. Like Saint Patrick, you too can […]

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