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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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Easy Recipes to Use with Non-perishable Foods

We recently discussed some of the top foods to boost your immune system and keep your body healthy – particularly during the lockdown. In support of that piece, we took a look at what healthy recipes you can create with all the non-perishable foods you have laying around.

The Training Room | 27/04/2020 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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Keeping your Children Entertained while Staying at Home

Though this year may not be exactly how any of us intended, there is still no reason why it can't be enjoyable! With the children out of school, you need to maintain their entertainment levels and keep them occupied while being stuck indoors. We have put together a list of activities that you could do while staying at home. 

"With the time you now have on your hands why don't you encourage your children to learn a new hobby; this can be from learning a new instrument, creating crafts, baking or even jewellery making. Just make sure to keep it enjoyable, don't enforce them because it will cause a lack of motivation for them to want to learn and will potentially start to feel like a chore. 

The Training Room | 17/04/2020 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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19 Tips For Being Productive When Working At Home Part 2

Working from home might help you focus on your work in the short term, but it can also make you feel cut off the larger operation happening in the office. Instant messaging and videoconferencing tools can make it easy to check in with coworkers and remind you how your work is contributing to the big picture. 

"Part of what enables us to work from home so much more often now is the array of apps and tools designed to help remove distance as a barrier between team members. Finding the right tools to keep you and your team connected is important for staying productive at home. 

The Training Room | 06/04/2020 09:30:00

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19 Tips For Being Productive When Working At Home Part 1

When working in an office, your morning commute can help you wake up and feel ready to work by the time you get to your desk. At home, however, the transition from your pillow to your computer can be much more jarring. 

"Believe it or not, one way to work from home productively is to dive into your to-do list as soon as you wake up. Simply getting a project started first thing in the morning can be the key to making progress on it gradually throughout the day. Otherwise, you'll prolong breakfast and let the morning sluggishness wear away your motivation.  

The Training Room | 06/04/2020 09:00:00

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Upskillers: Climbing the Career Ladder

This is someone who improves on their current skillset through training and further qualifications. Not to be confused with Side-steppers who seek to learn new skills to transition into a new career, upskillers simply seek to progress within their existing occupation. In a way, most of us are at some point, right?

Why Enhance Current Skills?
There are many reasons as to why one would look to develop their existing skillset; generally, as you’d probably suspect, it’s to further climb the career ladder. It’s fair to suggest that the earlier you decide to improve your skills, the better-positioned your career-ceiling will be for it. That being said, it truly is never too late to increase your future employment prospects.

Let’s take a delve into some reasons as to why you should upskill:

The Training Room | 02/04/2020 09:00:00

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