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

    Mel Carpenter

    Category

    Personal Training

    Posted On

    30 June 2016

    I first became aware of Train Fitness back in 2009 after qualifying as a Zumba Instructor and looking to further my knowledge in the industry. I’d researched many different providers and Train Fitness seemed to be the most competitive in price, and the most impressive in course. Not long after I became pregnant with my daughter and so my plans of becoming a Fitness Instructor were put on hold temporarily! Fast Forward to 2012 and I finally bit the bullet and signed up to do my ETM.

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    TRAINFITNESS Support

    Category

    General Group Exercise, Personal Training

    Posted On

    23 June 2016

    It’s summer time and the weather is (sometimes) fine! We asked London based personal trainer Rachel Thompson for her take on training outdoors: "Now summer is here so why not take your training outdoors. I love nothing more than a sunny Saturday afternoon training in one of London's green spaces. But why would I want to train outside when I have access to train in various indoor gyms with awesome pieces of kit and up to date equipment?

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  • Written By

    Hannah Tyldesley

    Category

    Nutrition, Personal Training

    Posted On

    14 June 2016

    When it comes to curbing the sweet tooth, we're never short of choice. The 'healthy snacks' market is every growing, be it bountiful berry or sumptuous salted caramel, there's a company out there that has got it covered. One thing we have found though, is that it can difficult to determine the good sugars from the bad, the natural from the unnatural. To conquer these queries, we've compiled a list of our 5 favourites...

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  • Written By

    Hannah Tyldesley

    Category

    Nutrition, Personal Training

    Posted On

    18 May 2016

    We’ve all been there. You invite your favourite group of friends over for dinner, spend hours salving at the chopping board and steaming at the oven only to be informed last minute that one awkward friend has made the decision to go ‘gluten free’. Once an unheard of choice is now more fashionable that the latest Prada. You’re almost an anomaly if you’re not gluten free. Supermarkets hold back entire isles for ‘free from’ products and most restaurants mark clearly and proudly their ‘GF’ options. But unless diagnosed with a disagreement, how beneficial is this Gwyneth Paltrow inspired change?

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  • Written By

    Bryn Ray

    Category

    General Group Exercise, Personal Training

    Posted On

    12 May 2016

    Build Your Own HIIT Workout by Bryn Ray

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  • Written By

    Charlotte Clarke

    Category

    Nutrition, Personal Training

    Posted On

    10 May 2016

    I’m Charlotte, a Vegan Bikini Fitness Competitor and Health and Fitness Blogger. For the last five months I have undergone competition prep to compete for the first time as a Bikini Model. In terms of training, it is essentially bodybuilding. Sound scary? Thought so! Do not fear, this does not mean that my physique is going to switch from petite dancer to Arnold Schwarzenegger overnight.

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  • Written By

    Richard Scrivener

    Category

    Nutrition, Personal Training

    Posted On

    29 April 2016

    10 Healthy Eating Tips and Tricks from Richard Scrivener

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  • Written By

    Tom Godwin

    Category

    Personal Training

    Posted On

    28 April 2016

    Arthritis is a condition that effects many clients in the UK and as a fitness professional there is a strong chance at some point during your career you will work with a client who may be suffering with arthritis. There are two types of arthritis that people can suffer with: Osteoarthritis this is where there is damage to the cartilage of a joint and is most commonly due to wear and tear. This is normally localised and common in hips and knees, or any joints that have seen excessive use. The condition will greatly effect movement and results in pain, leading to in many cases a loss in the level of functional ability. It is generally localised to the joints effected, and does not spread. This condition is brought on by obesity, repetitive movement patterns, impact through the joint, or trauma.

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  • 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

    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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