What is the function of the pineal gland

The Key Functions of the Pineal Gland

The pineal gland is a small, pine-cone-shaped endocrine gland in the centre of the brain. Although it is one of the smallest glands, its functions are vital to the human body. What are the key functions of this gland? Why are these important? The Main Function Of The Pineal Gland Is To Produce And Secrete Melatonin […]

What does range of motion mean

Why Is ‘Range Of Motion’ Important?

In the specialised world of personal training, as with all other disciplines, there are a number of terms that are specific to that field and industry. In this article, we’ll have a look at what ‘range of motion’ means and how it fits in with the world of personal training and the fitness industry in […]

Why time management as a fitness professional is crucial

How You Should Manage Your Time As A Fitness Professional

  Being a personal trainer or a fitness professional of any kind means that you essentially run your own business. You are a company and a brand on your own. This means you need to ensure everything you do is contributing to your success, helping you grow and is not keeping you back or wasting your time. However, working […]

What is osteoporosis

What Is Osteoporosis And How Can You Prevent This?

Osteoporosis is a debilitating disease that affects the health of your bones. Often mistakenly thought of as an illness that only affects older individuals, for example post-menopausal women, it has been known to strike people as young as 25 . What makes it that much more frightening is that most don’t know that they’re suffering from […]

What do wellness coaches do

What Do Wellness Coaches Do?

If we turned around to you and asked you if you would rather be a personal trainer, nutritionist or wellness coach, chances are very good that many of you would turn around and reply: “That’s a silly question – they are all the same!” Nothing could be further from the truth. Take a look. What […]

Sources of protein decoded

Why You Should Worry About Protein

  Protein – which is made up of amino acids – is the essential building block of muscles. When you exercise, your muscles tear microscopically. As they repair themselves, you visibly see your muscles developing. This nutrient helps this process, which is why so many people who are interested in changing the way their body […]

A good knowledge of nutrition is essential for personal trainers

Why It’s Crucial For Personal Trainers to be Clued up on Nutrition

The strong link between nutrition and health has been known for a long time. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, is famed for having said: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This is why personal trainers – as custodians of their clients’ health and wellness – need to know what food […]

Social media is a great way to market your fitness business

How You Should Conduct Yourself on Social Media if you Want to Succeed

Personal trainers can be seen as business owners and brands on their own. And being a personal trainer means you need to have a variety of important business skills like time management, admin. skills and marketing skills. One of the most effective ways to market yourself and reach your relevant target audience is through social […]

The benefits of bananas

The Benefits of Bananas

 Besides being a delicious and filling snack, bananas have loads of benefits for people who train regularly. Read on to find out more about how bananas can benefit your clients’ training regime. Bananas are Packed with Potassium Potassium is well-known for its ability to get rid of cramps as well as speed up your recovery. […]

Fitness Trends for 2017

Top Fitness Trends for 2017

If you are considering joining the gym or starting a workout plan, transformation or weight loss journey – or you just want to join the world of health and fitness – you might want to know what the biggest fitness trends of 2017 are. Here is a comprehensive list . No. 1 of the Top Fitness Trends […]

The Benefits of Mind Body Exercise

The Benefits of Mind Body Exercise

If you are exercising just to reach a weight- or fitness goal, then you are missing out on one of the biggest benefits of fitness and exercise as a whole. Although exercise is mainly used for the sole purpose of improving your weight, lifestyle, health and physique, we cannot deny the mental benefits that come […]

What motivational factors do you need to take into account as a personal trainer

What Motivational Factors You Should Take into Consideration When Training a Client

There are a few vitally important elements that make up a successful client-trainer relationship: your knowledge as a personal trainer; your client’s willingness to change, work hard, take action and trust you to help them get to their goal; the training environment; your attitude and your motivational skills. One of the most important of these […]

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