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Government Funded Courses

19 August, 2015

Red Flags! What you need to look for when enrolling into a fitness course Australian Fitness Academy has been delivering courses in fitness for over 20-years and is well respected in the industry for producing high quality fitness graduates as well as offering extensive support for students studying...

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Partnering with Allied Health

23 July, 2015

Making partnerships with allied health is more important than ever! The new version of the Certificate III & IV in Fitness and the Diploma are due for release in a few weeks. The qualifications are reviewed and updated every few years to ensure they retain current information about the latest traini...

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Stereotypical Personal Trainer

14 July, 2015

What if I don't look like a stereotypical personal trainer? When it comes to walking the talk, how important is our appearance as personal trainers? That really depends on what you’re talking. For starters, knowing how to coach someone else to do something doesn’t necessitate currently participating...

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Tax time! Claiming educational expenses

10 June, 2015

It’s June and it’s almost tax time which may have you asking “Can I claim my self-education expenses?” According to the Australian Tax Office (ATO) “you may be able to claim a deduction for self-education expenses if your study is work-related. Work-related self-education expenses are expenses you i...

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Are you a size friendly professional?

25 May, 2015

As fitness professionals, we are all passionate about the idea that physical activity is for everyone, but sometimes we work in environments that are less than welcoming to people with larger bodies. Fortunately, we are also well-placed to make a positive difference.

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Training pregnant clients

30 April, 2015

If the idea of training women whist they are pregnant or after they have had children gives you heart palpations, FEAR NOT! It’s not as difficult as you may imagine. There are definitely some considerations you should take into account when working with pregnant clients, but it shouldn’t be an autom...

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