Preparing your future career......
Get in touch Your account

Request an instant information pack

Alternatively to speak to an Academy Assessor call: 01202 238640

Health and Fitness Blogs

A-day-in-the-life-of-a-Personal-Trainer-01-1
A day in the life of a Personal Trainer

You’re passionate about health and fitness, love working with people and think personal training could be your dream job. In this article we’ve pulled together what we think you need to understand about what life is like as a personal trainer (PT).  In this blog, we’ll walk you through a typical day, written from a PT’s perspective, so you feel well-informed about whether or not it’s the right career for you.
 

The Training Room | 01/02/2019 14:00:00

Five-Key-Skills-for-Becoming-a-Standout-Personal-Trainer-01-1
Five Key Skills for Becoming a Standout Personal Trainer

Working for yourself, determining your own hours and helping to change lives for the better – all whilst doing something you love – means becoming a personal trainer (PT) is one of the smartest moves you can make. But in a competitive industry, what skills do you need to be a standout PT with a strong, repeat client base? And what courses should you take to get there? We’re about to reveal all…
 

The Training Room | 01/02/2019 10:00:00

What-is-a-Personal-Trainer-and-what-are-the-benefits-of-becoming-one-01-1
What is a Personal Trainer and what are the benefits of becoming one?

Everyone has a reason for wanting to exercise. It could be to lose body fat, build muscle, reduce blood pressure or live longer for their children. Whatever a person’s reason is, they’ve made an emotional decision to make a positive change.  And by hiring a personal trainer, they’ve put their trust in somebody else to help them achieve their goals.
 
The wonderful thing about becoming a personal trainer (PT) is that it offers you the chance to make a real difference to people’s lives. And if you add this to your own passion for keeping fit and healthy, this makes for a truly fulfilling career. 
 

The Training Room | 01/02/2019 09:00:00

5-Workouts-To-Do-When-You-re-Sore-header-01-1
5 Workouts To Do When You're Sore

You’ve committed to getting a little healthier and you’ve started an exercise programme. Yesterday you smashed your workout in the gym, but you could barely get out of bed this morning and now you’re walking around like John Wayne because you’re so sore. You may wonder if you should continue with your training today or just rest, but you’ve committed to workout goals and you really want to achieve them.
Don’t let your muscle soreness get you down! Here are 10 workouts you can do when you’re too achy to hit the gym again.

The Training Room | 04/01/2019 09:00:00

Why-Kettlebells-Are-an-Effective-Workout-01-1
Why Kettlebells Are an Effective Workout

Are you looking to mix up your workout with something new? If you’re after a fat burning and strength conditioning session then look no further! Training with kettlebells will test your endurance and stamina while being easy to perform and incredibly versatile! They torch calories and are perfect for newbies and seasoned pros alike. Read on to find out exactly why kettlebells are an effective workout!
 

The Training Room | 03/01/2019 14:56:01

8-Workouts-You-Can-Smash-at-Home-01-1
8 Workouts You Can Smash at Home

Life often gets busy and we can’t always make it down to the gym for a workout. Maybe you’ve had a challenging day at work and you just don’t fancy leaving home once you’re there. Stay on track with these 8 total-body workouts, no matter when or where you work out!

 

The Training Room | 07/12/2018 09:00:00

Why-the-Over-50s-Make-Great-PT’s-01-1
Why the Over 50s Make Great PTs

As more and more people change careers in their later years, we take a closer look into why people over 50 make great PTs!
 

The Training Room | 29/11/2018 12:00:00

Here’s-How-to-Run-a-Bootcamp-Training-Programme-01-1
Here’s How to Run a Bootcamp Training Programme

The term bootcamp used to conjure up images of a scary military man shouting at you to run faster, do more push ups or to “get those knees up”, but these days sports stars, fitness influencers and celebrities all swear by these intense fitness classes to help shed those pounds and help to improve their endurance, strength and speed.
 

The Training Room | 28/11/2018 15:00:00

CPDs-That-Boost-Your-PT-Career-01-1
CPDs That Boost Your PT Career

A CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certificate will help you to increase your earning potential, develop your knowledge and enhance your skillset beyond the skills developed during your level 3 personal training course. Here are the CPD's that boost your PT career
 

The Training Room | 28/11/2018 12:00:00

9-Super-healthy-snacks-to-eat-between-workouts-01-1
9 super healthy snacks to eat between workouts

You’ve worked hard in the gym and smashed your workout, now it’s time to hit the showers and head home, but you’re feeling peckish and that vending machine is starting to look tempting…
STOP!  Don’t ruin all that hard work by eating something that’s unhealthy.
 
If you’re looking for some snacking inspiration to keep you on track, here are 9 super healthy snacks you can enjoy before and after your workout.
 

The Training Room | 19/11/2018 15:00:00

|< < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10... > >|