HIIT OR MISS? THE GOOD—AND NOT-SO-GOOD—NEWS ABOUT HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING.

Posted by Anita Badmus on Oct 31, 2017 12:34:44 PM

You’re no doubt familiar with high-intensity interval training (HIIT)—quick, intense bursts of exercise interspersed with short active-recovery periods—and its promise of amazing fitness benefits in a small amount of time. But how buzz-worthy is it? Here, Charlie Hoolihan, NASM-CES, PES, shares the good, the not so good, and some tips to help it work for clients at every level.

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Topics: Advice, Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

WHAT ARE YOU DRINKING? The good and the bad on everyday beverages

Posted by Anita Badmus on Oct 31, 2017 7:32:44 AM

What are you drinking? The good and the bad on everyday beverages—and what they mean for your clients’ performance.

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Topics: Advice, Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

10 Ways A Personal Trainer Can Help You

Posted by Sam Underwood on Oct 30, 2017 4:00:08 AM

A personal trainer can change your life in numerous ways – here are ten of the most common:

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Topics: Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

Sports Therapy: What is it?

Posted by Sam Underwood on Oct 30, 2017 3:54:13 AM

Sports therapy is an aspect of fitness/healthcare and nutrition concerned with prevention of injury and rehabilitation. They’re also sometimes known as athletics trainers. There are numerous ways into the industry, through leisure centres, sports clubs, schools and other routes. Here, we explore some of the more common ways to have a career in sports therapy.

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Topics: Career Guidance

Fun and Healthy Snacks for Halloween

Posted by Anita Badmus on Oct 27, 2017 10:25:49 AM

 

It’s Halloween season, which means sweet treats, a few tricks and an all-round good time! But what about the temptations to indulge in snacks that are counter-productive to a healthy and balanced diet? Below are some quick, easy and fun alternatives to the usual sugar-laden snacks, great for family Halloween parties or even to give out to trick-or-treaters!

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Topics: Nutrition, Advice, Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

THIS SEASON’S NUTRITION SPOTLIGHT: SWEET POTATOES!

Posted by Anita Badmus on Oct 20, 2017 4:29:17 AM

Sweet potatoes have found their way onto everyday menus and, in some cases, have even bumped the traditional white potato out of our kitchens. But what makes the sweet potato nutritionally different than their relegated white potato cousin? Are they really the better choice? Rated as one of the best vegetables you could eat, the sweet potato has versatility and some rather impressive nutritional benefits (1).

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Topics: Advice

10 TIPS FOR A POSITIVE FIRST IMPRESSION-BUILDING CLIENT RAPPORT

Posted by Amanda Goh on Oct 2, 2017 5:52:38 AM

It’s been said that in the first seven seconds of a customer or client meeting you, they’ll make 11 impressions about you. Make them positive impressions with our 10 quick tips to building positive rapport.

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Topics: Career Guidance, Personal Trainer Tips/Advice, Uncategorised

Part Time Personal Training - A Flexible Career Opportunity

Posted by Anita Badmus on Oct 2, 2017 2:37:35 AM

Personal training is a unique career that lends itself to both part-time and full-time opportunities. Whether you’re just launching into the job market or already established in a different career, part-time personal training can be an ideal entry point into the fitness industry.

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Topics: Personal Trainer Tips/Advice