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Eight Top Tips for Personal Trainers to take on COVID-19 and win!

Almost overnight, COVID-19 has flipped the fitness industry on its head. Now, with lockdown measures in place to protect the public and the pressure on the NHS more people than ever before are working out at home, with personal trainers and gym operators the world over pivoting their business models to take their services online. If you were already operating in this space, then you’re probably familiar with most of what we’re about to say, but, especially for those of you who are new to virtual coaching, we hope these tips will help you to take on this pandemic and win! 

The Training Room | 30/04/2020 09:00:00

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Top Foods to Boost your Immune System and to Keep you Healthy

If you fall sick, this typically means the pathogen have successfully invaded your body and your immune systems has started its job of defending itself. Therefore, keeping a healthy immune system and having dietary habits that boost your immune system is essential.

The Training Room | 23/04/2020 09:00:00

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Coronavirus Fitness Tips: How to Keep Moving and Mobile

With the government’s advice that we should practise “social distancing,” many people are avoiding gyms and group fitness classes; instead opting to exercise at home.
 
But finding the motivation for home workouts can be hard, especially if you live in a small space or have minimal equipment at your disposal.
 
However, it’s more important than ever to keep on the move when cooped up inside your home to maintain and enhance your overall health and wellbeing.

The Training Room | 20/04/2020 09:00:00

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Best Long-life Foods to Provide the Right Nutrition

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve released blogs on how best to homework, how best to support kids through home-schooling and what workouts you need to do at home to keep you mobile. This is all well and good, but you also need to ensure your diet doesn’t take a hit during these unprecedented times.

So, why is it important to eat the right foods?
 

The Training Room | 15/04/2020 09:00:00

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At Home Workout Tips To Keep You Moving And Mobile

So, with your freedom limited by the nationwide lockdown, there’s a fairly good chance you’re substituting your usual gym or exercise routine for, well, probably not an awful lot. Not to worry, we’re here to help! There are an abundance of fitness routines to keep you healthy and in shape, which work out just about every muscle you could work in a gym setting. Carry on reading to find out our home workout tips, along with some of our favourite exercises!

The Training Room | 09/04/2020 09:00:00

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The NEAT way to engage your clients during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Within the next few weeks or even months, how we live our day to day lives could change dramatically. As human beings we like to adopt schedules, systems and structures to help us and our families get by day to day. Whether this be the ritual school run, the weekly shop or the regular gym session with your personal trainer, this could all change very quickly due to the uncertainty of what is going to happen with the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Training Room | 31/03/2020 21:00:00

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11 Sensible and Sustainable Ways to Lose Fat

Losing fat. It’s one of the most common fitness goals but navigating the road to fat loss can be like trudging through mud with hundreds of salesmen all offering you the best way to get there. To help, we’ve pulled together some tried and tested hacks that will help you to lose those unwanted inches, and more importantly, develop sustainable habits that will keep them off in the long-term.
 

The Training Room | 17/03/2020 09:00:00

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Tailoring Strength And Conditioning Training Around The Menstrual Cycle

Women have a long history of being shamed into silence about their periods and, especially within the sports sector, matters related to menstruation have been largely ignored. Many, in fact, believe that participating in sports during menstruation can harm women’s health, hinder performance and therefore, they should avoid physical activity altogether during this time. However, this could not be further from the truth, so I aim to explain why strength and conditioning (S&C) training can be incredibly beneficial for women and how personal trainers can tailor S&C programmes to better suit an individual’s needs.

The Training Room | 04/03/2020 09:00:00

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Train to Be a Personal Trainer - Your Salary and Career Prospects

Year on year many people decide to act on their vision of their perfect body, get some help and shed those few pounds. Nowadays, with the knowledge of nutrition and the impact diet can have on progress, even more people are working with personal trainers. This essentially means that a qualified personal trainer can now work as much (or as little!) as they want.

Personal Trainers can often be seen as an inspiring figure and someone to look up to for clients. This can also lead to a high level of job satisfaction through helping people achieve goals and often being the catalyst for a positive impact on clients’ lives.

The Training Room | 17/02/2020 11:00:00

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A Personal Training Guide to Training Vegan Clients

The popularity of veganism is growing and there are now around 600,000 vegans in the UK. While this amounts to just 1.16% of the population, more and more people are experimenting with vegan diets for reasons related to their health, ethics and the environment. It’s likely then that an increasing number of your clients will be vegan. The question is, are you prepared?
 

The Training Room | 06/02/2020 09:00:00

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