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How has Fitness Instruction and Personal Training Evolved Since The 80s?

Remember Mr.Motivator? Or perhaps the Green Goddess? The 80s was quite a prolific period for fitness instruction and personal training, long before Instagram workouts and fitness hashtags. In our latest blog, we look at how fitness instruction and personal training has evolved since the 80s to what it is today. From the change in workout wear to the exercises, it has all changed and we’ve covered it all in our blog!

Global Administrator | 20/04/2017 12:28:18

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The Science Behind Your Training – Proving the Fitness Myths

The theory of marginal gains can be summed up as the 1% margin for improvement in everything you do. When it comes to training, this can be down to a variety of factors including equipment, diet, sleep and nutrition.

To test the theory of marginal gains, we investigated the impact that four different supplements can have on one athlete, whilst keeping all elements of their training, equipment and conditions exactly the same.

gceditor | 29/12/2016 00:00:00

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How Long is a Personal Trainer Course?

How long is a Personal Trainer course? This blog explores the various options which The Training Room offer enabling you to become qualified in as little as six weeks! But becoming a Personal Trainer doesn’t have to be done on a full-time basis, with The Training Room you can take advantage of our various study options so that becoming a Personal Trainer fits around any existing commitments that you may have!



Global Administrator | 10/11/2016 14:28:17

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Getting a Job in the Fitness Industry

The fitness industry offers a wide variety of jobs, from Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, and everything in between, so you’ll want to make sure you know exactly which jobs are out there for you, ready for when you’re fully qualified. You may have had your mind set on a particular job since joining The Training Room, or you may need a little guidance in finding the right job for you.

Global Administrator | 27/09/2016 11:35:53

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Become a Fitness Instructor, Gym Instructor or Personal Trainer: What’s The Difference?

When entering the fitness industry you may hear a number of different career names thrown around, and the ones you’ll probably hear the most are gym instructor, fitness instructor and personal trainer. Although all three career options sounds similar, they are actually very different.



Global Administrator | 27/09/2016 11:31:43

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Personal Trainer CV & Interviews

Support from The Training Room doesn’t end with your course. We give you access to amazing career opportunities in partnership with leading employers in the fitness industry, and provide help for three years after you’ve qualified. Although we’re here throughout your journey, writing a winning CV and impressing at interview stage is fundamental to making that all-important first impression with potential employers.

Global Administrator | 27/09/2016 11:23:28

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Which Job in the Fitness Industry is for You?

Now that you’ve qualified, you’ll obviously be looking to kick start your career in the fitness industry as soon as possible. But do you know where you want to kick start this new career of yours?

Global Administrator | 27/09/2016 11:19:30

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The Great North Run

With the Great North Run taking place this week – Sunday 7th September – there’s definitely a buzz building up. Whether you’re taking part in the race itself or cheering on friends and family as they take to the track, there’s always a way you can get involved and be part of this fantastic event.

Global Administrator | 20/09/2016 10:19:21

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Common Exercise Myths Debunked

Taking on the task of toning up or slimming down can be daunting, but it all comes down to a very simple notion – eat healthily and embark on lots of exercise, right? Wrong. Well, kind of. With so much conflicting advice, it's a miracle we don't all throw in the towel. However while it's easy to get swept away with new studies and 'expert' reveals, some workout rules will stand the test of time. We've busted some of the classic exercise fables that simply won't go away.

Global Administrator | 10/08/2016 15:11:09

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Fitness on Holiday

The holidays booked and the trainers are out – there's no greater motivator to hit the gym and feel your best than an imminent summer break. As a personal trainer, your clients request is typically a combination of toning up and losing weight as the temperatures start to climb and the threat of exposing some skin becomes very real. After weeks or months of HIIT sessions and resistance training, they're looking lean, feeling confident and ready to hit the beach in style. Although holidays are a time to relax and regroup, they can also be an interruption to a successful fitness plan. Recommending a few holiday hacks to your client can keep their progress on track and allow them to maintain their beach body long after they hit the tarmac.
They pushed through the plateau and swapped boxsets for burpee's- help your clients keep up the good work with these top holiday tips.



Global Administrator | 27/07/2016 17:16:45

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