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5 squat variations you should add to your program

19 December, 2017

Leg day. You either love it or you hate it. For many, the dread of the next day’s DOMS can lead to carrying out the same leg routine week in and week out. When it comes to building leg strength and fending off injuries, nothing comes close to the squat. Leg strength is the foundation for most other...

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How to become a Gym instructor in Australia?

14 December, 2017

First of all, it’s worth going over what a gym instructor actually is. You’d be forgiven to think they’re the same as a personal trainer. They might look the same and both work in a gym, however a gym instructor can only carry out certain tasks and activities, which include: Demonstrating how to use...

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How can I get more personal training clients?

27 November, 2017

If you’re a personal trainer that has time free during the hours you’d rather be working, you’re probably wanting to find more clients to fill that time. After all, you’re not making money if you’re not training someone. If that’s the case for you, then you can use that spare time looking for...

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What are the best health and fitness-related apps?

17 November, 2017

With Apple’s recent announcement of GymKit, which “allows Apple Watch users to sync data with gym equipment with a simple tap, displaying information from your personal profile on the equipment’s screen while also sending analytics from the equipment back to your apps.” So with that in mind, a...

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3 actionable ways to grow your Instagram following

13 November, 2017

As a fitness professional, or someone looking to get into the industry, you might be well aware that Instagram can be a very powerful tool for gaining exposure. The obvious benefit lies with its use to drive new clients to your services, but behind that, the power of its social proofing—the ability...

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9 reasons why you should enter a fun run

27 October, 2017

For some people the word fun and run don’t belong together. Quite the juxtaposition. And if you’re one of those people you might dismiss this article by the title alone, but if you’re here you must be curious, so bear with me, there are more reasons other than enjoyment as to why you should enter a...

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