Having overheard a conversation recently about how a client was constantly left waiting for their Personal Trainer to arrive I started thinking about what traits every Personal Trainer simply must have to make it in the industry!
The number of individuals aged 65 years and over is the fastest growing segment of our population. Recent ABS figures show that between 1990 and 2010 the medium age rose by 4.8 years with the total population aged over 65 years increasing by 2.4% in the same period. These rates are projected to continue, and increase.
As a Fitness Professional, this means that an ever-increasing portion of your clientele are likely to come from an older demographic, bringing a unique set of training considerations that you need to be aware of.
What are the fitness trends that we believe will be popular in 2015? Read on to see what makes the list.
Being a personal trainer is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding careers you could choose, but it’s also full of challenges. Here are five challenges of personal training, and some ideas for managing them.
Fiona completed her Certificate III & IV in Fitness with Australian Fitness Academy in 2011 and has gone on to achieve such wonderful success both professionally and personally. This is her Fitness Industry Success Story.
The START Foundation has been created to assist others with disabilities to achieve their own sporting dreams and recognises the key benefits for people with disabilities participating in sport, including a sense of achievement, improvement of health, social interaction and community engagement.
AFA is proud to be supporting The START Foundation…
The Eureka Stair Climb is Australia’s biggest vertical race held at one of the world’s tallest residential buildings, Eureka Tower in Southbank, Melbourne. Held on Sunday 16th November, it will play host to thousands of entrants all hoping to raise money for Interplast and Whitelion, two worthy charitable organisations committed to helping disadvantaged young people.
Having measurable outcomes can be a useful tool to help keep clients motivated about their exercise programs, especially when their numbers are moving in the desired direction, but we all know that sometimes things don’t go quite to plan.