TRAINFITNESS Personal Trainer & Fitness Blog

The team of personal training and fitness professionals at TRAINFITNESS post regular articles with news and updates about the fitness industry. Our news and articles offer a great resource for all fitness professionals, from Personal Trainers, Group Exercise Instructors, Pilates and Yoga Teachers, or anyone interested in teaching any aspect of fitness.

 

  • Written By

    Hannah Tyldesley

    Category

    Personal Training

    Posted On

    26 April 2016

    There is nothing more liberating than working for yourself. Setting up your own Fitness Business is a truly rewarding experience. However, like setting up any business, it requires a considerable amount of hard work and dedication. The Personal Training industry is becoming increasingly competitive. That said, competition should be embraced, as it will force you to create a great service or product that excites you and your target market. Here are 5 tips that will go some way to guaranteeing your success in setting up your own fitness business.

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  • Written By

    Katy Moore

    Category

    General Group Exercise

    Posted On

    22 April 2016

    While travelling up and down the UK, over to Saudi Arabia and then to Shanghai to deliver instructor training in our fight fx programme, I find myself being asked the same questions. I sense a degree of frustration in newly qualified fight fx instructor’s voices as they ask; it’s almost as if they don’t want to ask but know they must so they have the answers to the questions members are asking.

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  • Written By

    Lee

    Category

    Nutrition, Personal Training

    Posted On

    18 April 2016

    Making that first step to transform your body can be tough! I know the feeling! The past 5 years have seen me undertake and coach many body transformations.

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  • Written By

    Richard Scrivener

    Category

    Personal Training

    Posted On

    13 April 2016

    The shoulders are the upper body’s locomotive joints – the equivalent of the hips within the lower body. Like all joints in the body, the shoulder girdle (scapula and clavicle) and the shoulder joint (glenohumeral joint consisting of the scapula and humerus) lay on a continuum where a certain degree of both mobility and stability are required.

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  • Written By

    Richard Scrivener

    Category

    Nutrition

    Posted On

    11 April 2016

    Once we understand that our body is made up of billions of tiny individual cells and that these cells collectively are responsible for our health, it becomes very clear that an unhealthy body will have a difficult time losing fat, gaining muscle, driving up energy levels, thinking with greater clarity, possessing better skin and hair, having fewer colds and ills and generally performing positively.

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    TRAINFITNESS Support

    Category

    Nutrition, Personal Training

    Posted On

    31 March 2016

    We’re all culprits of taking our health slightly for granted, and often it takes a drastic change or in some cases worse to give us the reality check we need to begin looking after the bodies that look after us! We’re so heavily involved in the industry that promotes fitness, exercise and diet it’s very easy to become lost in what sits at the core of wellness.

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  • Written By

    Jeremy Boyd

    Category

    General Group Exercise, Personal Training

    Posted On

    16 March 2016

    Anytime we talk about Crossfit, who’s listening will largely depend on what’s heard. The proponents of Crossfit will often hear any criticism as the views of a ‘hater’ and the critics will often listen for anything that supports their beliefs and ignore anything else.

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  • Written By

    Jeremy Boyd

    Category

    Nutrition, Personal Training

    Posted On

    17 February 2016

    Eating and training as a vegan

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  • Written By

    Jeremy Boyd

    Category

    General Group Exercise, Personal Training

    Posted On

    10 February 2016

    Before we get into the specifics of how to teach a great group exercise class, it’s important that ‘great’ is going to mean different things to different people. There are commonly three reasons that people come to a group exercise class and understanding these a little better, may help you build on what you’re already doing.

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  • Written By

    Hannah Tyldesley

    Category

    General Fitness, Nutrition, Personal Training

    Posted On

    9 February 2016

    It’s celebrated once a year, excusing old and young from all guilt whilst consuming endless piles of pancakes topped with whatever the taste buds desire. But often we’re hindered with where to start. There’s an abundance of recipes out there ranging from healthy to hearty, from blueberry to bizarre, and so we search the web endlessly, just hoping for one to tickle our fancy.

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