facebookpixel

Category: Personal Training

Keep up to date with the latest fitness

industry news, educational articles,

& other fit tips!

Deadlift Training

Why It’s More Important To Teach The Exercise Than Its Name

31 October, 2019

How many times have you been in the gym and argued with either another trainer or a client about the name of a particular exercise? For example, a new member starts at your gym, and they have a fair idea about resistance training, considering they’ve had gym memberships in the past and had a variety...

Learn more
Plank Progressions

Exercise Progressions: The Plank

4 October, 2019

The plank hold is a staple core exercise that not only helps to tone your midsection, but also helps to improve posture, support a healthy back and enhance overall movement and stability. Performing the plank engages all major core muscle groups including the transverse abdominis, the rectus abdomin...

Learn more
athlete gym

How Training For Sport Differs From General Exercise

26 September, 2019

There can be a number of different factors that affect the design of training programs for athletes. Understanding these factors is important, as it allows you to create a program that will help the athlete not only get better at their sport, but also fit into their weekly schedule. This blog will h...

Learn more
Gym TRX

PT Tools – When & How To Use Them

10 September, 2019

In this day and age, it’s important to be a well-rounded PT in the fitness industry, as there are so many different types of clients we may end up training. Using PT Tools and advanced resistance exercises are a great way to progress your sessions and show off your skills set. When we talk about PT...

Learn more
free weights cover2

Free Weights vs. Fixed Weights: Which Is Better?

6 September, 2019

When it comes to exercise equipment, there are more options available than ever before. Walk into just about any gym and you’ll notice the floor being separated into three different sections: cardio, free weights and resistance machines. Common cardio machines found in a gym include treadmills, rowe...

Learn more
Negative Fitness

5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of A Negative Client

22 August, 2019

A positive persona is one of the most important qualities of being a Personal Trainer. It is our job to ensure that our clients stay motivated, upbeat and focused on achieving their goals. A client, on the other hand, might arrive at their session grumpy, unmotivated and inattentive. Maybe something...

Learn more
  • Archives

  • Categories

  • “I could not speak highly enough of my experience studying Cert 3 & 4 at Australian Fitness Academy.

    The staff are exceptional and were always happy to help me understand what was required as a student and assist with any queries I may have had. I would recommend AFA to anyone looking to work in the fitness industry.”

    — Nick, AFA Graduate

    Would you like to find out more?

    Study to become a
    Personal Trainer

    If you have been thinking of starting a new and exciting career in the fitness industry then now is the time! With revenue of over $1.2 billion and over 4 million Australians participating in fitness industry activities in 2012, the growth of the industry makes it a dynamic and rewarding industry in which to work.

    Submit your details below to find out more about the career opportunities, and flexible study options to fit in with your lifestyle and budget.

    Check out the course now

    Want to find out more?

    Talk to us now
    Australian Fitness Academy 1300 232 348 [email protected]
    701 Glenhuntly Road
    Caulfield Victoria
    3162 Australia