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Morning Exercise & Walking Help to Control Blood Pressure

Links between exercise and lowering blood pressure continue to grow as new research comes to light. According to The Global Burden of Disease 2015, high blood pressure is the second biggest risk factor for diseases after a poor diet. Not only this, but high blood pressure is the biggest risk factor of cardiovascular-related disease. Due to […]

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Is High Intensity Exercise Better for Weight Loss?

Ask any Personal Trainer and they will tell you that most clients use their services to lose weight. New research published by the British Journal of Sports Medicine has brought new opportunities to light when it comes to maximising weight-loss results. The research focuses on high-intensity interval training (HIIT), to see whether participating in high-intensity […]

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Exercise Performance Can Help Predict How Long You Will Live

Although age has previously been one of the sole factors when it comes down to predicting how long a person has left to live, a new study has found that your physiological age is even more accurate when it comes down to estimating the length of someone’s life. Dr Serge Harb, a cardiologist at the […]

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Fitness Technology Proves to be a Huge Motivator to Keeping Fit

As the fitness industry continues to grow at a rapid rate, new niches and specialist areas of fitness are becoming available to make fitness more appealing, accessible, stress-free and enjoyable. As these new fitness revolutions come around, there are things that are pushing and pulling people away from fitness, and new research has shown that […]

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Meet a Student & See What It’s Like to Train With Focus

When it comes to our training, we focus on making courses as manageable and worthwhile for our students. Meet Yemi, who has trained with us throughout his fitness career to further his expertise and go further within fitness. See what Yemi has to say about training with us.   Hi Yemi, thanks for taking the […]

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Meet a Student – See How Chris Uses Our Courses to Further His Career

When people book on our courses, they do it for various reasons; from filling spare time to starting a new career. When people decide to pursue a course, we always ask what motivated them to do so, and we love it when we know they are going to be putting their skills into practice, whether […]

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Meet a Student – Justine, Personal Trainer & Mum

Meet a Student – Justine, Personal Trainer & Mum

When it comes to our students, we are passionate about making their time with us as stress-free and enjoyable as possible; helping them to have a hassle-free time with us. We know that a lot of students have life commitments that can’t simply be put aside, so it is essential for us to tailor each […]

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Meet a Student – See What It’s Like to Learn With us

Meet a Student – See What It’s Like to Learn With us

We get a lot of learners who come to us with the aim of making a career out of fitness. We believe that it is our duty to prepare these fitness lovers for going into the fitness industry and doing things that make a positive impact on those who they train and interact with. This […]

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Meet a Student – See How Our Learners Go Beyond Within Fitness

Meet a Student – See How Our Learners Go Beyond Within Fitness

When we train our students, we don’t aim to get them out of the door as quickly as possible; we aim to prepare them to step into the fitness industry with the skills and experience they need to do well. This is why we are so passionate about catching up with our students to see […]

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Meet a Student – See what it’s like to train with Focus

When it comes down to our students, we are passionate about not only giving them the knowledge to gain a qualification but preparing them for taking on life in the fitness industry. Many of our students go on to do great things with their qualifications, and this student is no different. Meet Sophie, who has done […]

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