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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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How to Improve Your Personal Training Sessions

In today’s fitness industry, it can be tough for Personal Trainers to keep improving their sessions and boost their client base. This is down to more Trainers entering the industry and the definition of what it means to be a Personal Trainer changing. For the dedicated Trainers, it is important to keep improving sessions, so […]

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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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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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kids inactivity rising

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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personal training mistakes

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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avoiding exercise

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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