Sam Underwood

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How to Become an Indoor Cycling Instructor

Posted by Sam Underwood on Sep 4, 2017 4:02:47 AM

What is indoor cycling?

Indoor cycling is typically taught in classes of perhaps up to 20 people. The classes are almost always set to music and are a proper cardio workout, while also strengthening the lower body and shoulders in particular. While neither rhythmical nor particularly complex in the movements, participants will be standing, sprinting, and sitting on the bike at various times, and altering their speed accordingly. For effective and continued weight loss, increasing resistance – weight in the pedals – will be needed. Classes typically last 30-60 minutes.

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Topics: Career Guidance

How To Become A Sports Massage Therapist

Posted by Sam Underwood on Aug 10, 2017 8:06:34 AM

Sports massage is rapidly becoming a popular career choice for those interested in helping sporting participants avoid and recover from injuries and pain. It can be a very rewarding career, and one that will give relief and happiness to people for whom their bodies are tools of their trade, and must be maintained with the utmost care.

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How To Become A Personal Trainer

Posted by Sam Underwood on Aug 7, 2017 4:24:59 AM

The personal fitness market is booming. According to research from Ibisworld there were more than 23,000 personal trainers in the UK in 2016, contributing to a revenue of £635 million. One interesting implication of the research was that there’s never been a better time to enter the industry; not only is it expected to keep growing, but there’s also a trend for consumers to leave the bigger chains for smaller, budget gyms.

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Topics: Personal Trainer Tips/Advice

How To Become A Sports Nutritionist

Posted by Sam Underwood on Aug 4, 2017 5:20:57 AM

Very few sportspeople can ever get to anywhere near the top of their profession with a poor diet. What we put in our mouth can have a direct link to our strength, stamina and speed, and at the very highest level even one or two incorrect meals can be costly. Think about sportsmen such as George Best and Ricky Hatton, and how their careers were adversely affected by the food and drink they consumed; compare this to the diets of the teetotal Ronaldo or Floyd Mayweather.

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Topics: Career Guidance

How To Become A Fitness Instructor

Posted by Sam Underwood on Aug 3, 2017 9:16:05 AM

We should all value fitness and good health, both in ourselves and others – and some of us might wish to take that valuation into a lifelong career.

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Topics: Career Guidance

Premier Training International Team Up With NASM

Posted by Sam Underwood on Jun 22, 2017 1:35:20 AM

Premier Training International is delighted to announce a new partnership with NASM - the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

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