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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.
  • When you ask most people if sleep is important, the majority will confidently reply that it is. Despite this, in the 2012 Great British Sleep Survey, the average score for participants was 5.1 out of a possible 10, meaning most people were down on their recommended amount of sleep by almost 50%.

  • Written By

    Hazel Goudie

    Category

    Stress Management

    Posted On

    12 May 2014

    This article will look at stress and stress management techniques. It will define and analyse stressors and how stress can manifest, as well as review and evaluate the techniques and tools available to help reduce it. Stress primarily refers to whether a person feels that a stressor is worthy of anxiety (psychological/emotional), and then down to how the body reacts to the stressor (physiological). A stressor is anything that causes a person stress, and examples include events, people, situations, opinions and threats.

  • Written By

    Hazel Goudie

    Category

    Personal Training, Stress Management

    Posted On

    3 January 2014

    This post will look at stress management courses and the benefits of personal trainers completing such a course as part of their CPD. Why are stress management courses so popular? There are handfuls of stress management courses available to enrol on. There are generally no prerequisites other than L2 gym and/or L3 personal trainer, meaning that anyone can book onto these courses without any previous knowledge (other than maybe personal experiences) or associated skills.