How to succeed in sports coaching

The secret to understanding sports coaching

Sports coaching is a unique field. The sad thing is that it is often misunderstood and under-estimated. Do you really know what makes a sports coach tick? What drives him? Or Her? Here’s how to understand sports coaching (and find a new appreciation for this career too!). They’ve GOT to have a thick skin Think about it: When […]

How to avoid exercise burnout

Five signs you’re suffering from exercise burnout

Committing to an exercise routine  – and sticking to it – feels great! You feel energised, you’re lean and fit, your self-esteem is flying high… And before you know it, you’re just a little bit addicted to your workouts. That can’t be bad, can it? The quick answer is: Yes, it is bad. The routine […]

Nutrition knowledge is important for personal trainers. Find out why.

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 […]

How to get the best running results

9 Tips For Better Running Results

When it comes to long-distance running – whether you are running for yourself, or professionally – not everyone is naturally a great runner. Being a great runner has a lot to do with genetics, the make-up of your muscle fibres (slow versus fast twitch), and of course personal training and nutrition. Some of these key […]

Natural steroids

How To Get Your Body To Produce More Steroids Naturally

Steroids. Is it really the dirty word you – and the rest of the personal training fraternity – think it is? When we hear about steroids, most of us take it to mean the synthetic chemicals that some bodybuilders and athletes use to bulk up their muscles and enhance their performance. Seeing as these chemicals […]

Why you should be taking protein powders

The Truth About Protein Powders

You will have heard a lot about protein powders. There has been a lot written in nutrition and fitness courses about – for example – the benefits, possible side effects, how these can assist you in reaching your goals. A lot of scientific research has also been done to determine if protein powders are good or bad […]

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador: Tanya de Lange

Proud #TeamTrifocus brand ambassador – Tanya de Lange – is a business woman, entrepreneur and fitness professional. We catch up with her in her very busy schedule to find out how the Trifocus Fitness Academy Personal Training Certification and Personal Training Diplomas have helped her in her career. She also gives fitness professional newbies – who are looking […]

What is takes to become a personal trainer

3 simple steps to becoming a top personal trainer

There are loads of jobs in the fitness industry. Gym instructor, fitness trainer, Yoga teacher, swimming coach, Pilates instructor… The list in endless! However, the ultimate job in the fitness industry is – without a doubt – being a personal trainer. Why do we say this? Read on to find out… What is a personal trainer? […]

The benefits of strength training for women

How Can Strength Training Help Women Physiologically?

Strength training offers many physical, physiological, mental and emotional benefits. This is applicable to both men and women. The great thing is that people are starting to realise this. More and more people are adding regular strength training to their health and fitness regimes for many reasons. These are, for example, to get strong, stay fit, lose weight, […]

What type of fitness career is good for you?

What Fitness Career Path Is Right For You

  If you are passionate about health and fitness, and want a fitness career, there are many different career paths that you can consider before embarking on your journey as a fitness professional. There are many different factors to consider before making your decision. This is because not every fitness profession will suit your personality and character. […]

A sports coach v a personal trainer

Key Differences Between A Sports Coach And A Personal Trainer

There are hundreds of different professions in the sporting field. Sports coach, sports manager, sports conditioning specialist – the list is endless! (Follow this link to learn more about Trifocus Fitness Academy’s Sports Management Courses.) Although sports coaches help their teams get fit, this type of coach is not a personal trainer. Every one of […]

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 […]

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