What a career in personal training means

The Advantages of Choosing Personal Training as a Career

Many, many fitness enthusiasts are deciding to choose personal training as a career in fitness. Why? Because it’s an industry that ‘s growing exponentially in the world. According to market reports released in November 2016: “The Personal Trainers industry has enjoyed steady growth over the past five years, fueled by rising demand for weight-loss services […]

Elite personal trainers

What are the Lifestyle Benefits of Being a Personal Trainer?

Come on! You cannot deny that you marvel at well-known athletes! Yes you! We know you are fascinated with the Facebook and Instagram feeds of well-known personal trainers … The Internet and social media have given birth to the fitness culture of today. Everyone has got the fitness bug – from your average stay-at-home mom to the wannabe fitness athletes […]

What every successful personal trainer needs to know

What Every Successful Personal Trainer Needs to Know

To succeed in your chosen profession, you need to have an edge. You can’t just rely on knowing the theory like the back of your hand. You need to be able to offer your clients and customers something that every other person in your profession doesn’t offer. Every personal trainer knows this and they strive […]

What exercise science knowledge you need

What Fundamental Knowledge do you need to Understand Exercise Science?

The way the human body moves is a science. Unless the anatomy and physiology of a human being work perfectly, side by side, the way it’s supposed to, the human body won’t move and function the way it was intended to. This is why exercise science is the foundation that every great personal trainer relies […]

A personal trainer developing his client's mental fitness

How to develop your clients’ mental fitness

As a personal trainer, your clients will come to you with a variety of goals that they want to achieve, such as bulking up, losing weight or getting a perfectly sculpted set of washboard abs. However, getting there is not easy – nothing worth having is ever easy! This means that in order to achieve […]

What is periodisation

Understand what periodisation is

To get the best results for your clients from the training that you do with them, it’s vital that you plan it correctly. Experts recommend creating short-term as well as a long-term plan, in other words one for every week as well as one for your goals for that year. One of the best methods […]

How to get washboard abs

The truth behind washboard abs

Let’s be honest. At some point, we’ve all wanted to have six-pack abs.  Most people, when embarking on a weight-loss journey, make having visible abs an end goal of their journey but few know how difficult it really is to have and maintain that perfect six-pack. The truth is that there are no shortcuts. There is […]

Men and women need progesterone and oestrogen

Why men need oestrogen and progesterone

When many people hear the word ‘hormone’, they tend to picture a heavily-built, ultra-muscular man or an emotional woman. This is indicative of the misconceptions surrounding hormones. Yes, there are certain hormones specific to men (such as testosterone) and women (such as oestrogen and progesterone) howevero certain hormones are present in both genders and actually serve […]

Train for endurance

Why you should train for muscular strength and endurance

People exercise for different reasons and to reach different goals. Some people exercise to increase their performance as professional sports athletes, to lose weight, gain weight, gain muscle, increase cardiovascular fitness or to look good. For every goal, there is a different way to exercise – such as endurance or strength training. However, that doesn’t mean […]

How to motivate your clients

How to motivate newbies to stick to a workout routine

As a personal trainer, your duties can vary: from a nutritional advisor and therapist to a trainer, coach and motivator. One of the main reasons some people pay for personal training is because they cannot motivate themselves. They need someone not only to push them to their limits with every session and guide them through […]

How to become a world-class personal trainer

How to attract the clientele you want as a personal trainer

If you rely on your personal training business as your main source of income, you need to be strategic and proactive about how you get and retain your clients. The fitness industry is growing at an incredible pace and a personal trainer is in high demand all over the world. So there is a lot of […]

Joint pain as we get older

Why we experience increased joint pain as we get older

As we get older, changes happen to our body. It gets a bit more difficult to lose weight when we don’t watch our diet and we experience joint pain when we perform certain movements. In this article, we look at the structure of the various joints we have in our body, their function and why […]

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