Squatting maintains overall body health

7 Reasons To Start Squatting

You may have heard a lot about squatting and the love fitness athletes and enthusiasts have for these compound moves. Women, in particular, are motivated to squat more in order to build strong and firm glutes. The good news is that there are many more ways squats help athletes and fitness enthusiasts to build a stronger […]

#TeamTrifocus brand ambassador, Olaf Birkner

#TeamTrifocus Athlete: Olaf Birkner

  Olaf Birkner is a South African athlete, online coach and a #TeamTrifocus brand ambassador. We catch up with him to find out how Trifocus Fitness Academy has helped him in his fitness career. Olaf was handpicked by Trifocus Fitness Academy when they spotted him in the SA Arnolds Model Fitness Competition in 2016. Since then, he has been […]

How to get clients as an online personal trainer

11 Tips To Pick Up Clients As An Online Personal Trainer

  Running a successful business as an online personal trainer takes a lot of hard work. It takes sacrifice and is no different when it comes to running an online fitness business. So you’ve just finished your online personal training course. You’re ready to take on the business world and start your own fitness business as an […]

#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? […]

Learn about the history of personal training

What is the History of Personal Training?

The history of personal training illustrates some fascinating themes. For example, one of these is the close relationship between personal training and soldiers getting themselves ready for battles and war. These threads are still valid for us living in the 21st century. Take a look. The History of Personal Training Fitness training – and not personal training – dates […]

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 […]

Why core training is essential

Is Core Training Really That Important?

So many people are struggling with their physical health these days. If it is not constant lower back pain, it is an injury, a pulled muscle or even bad posture. These are all issues people are dealing with more and more in today’s day and age. This is partly as people do not look after their physical […]

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 […]

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