Monthly Archives: October 2017

Our Kettlebell Gauntlet HIIT workout

To any of you who have studied with us, you will no the pain and suffering of this workout and we salute you for completing it.

As part of our kettlebell certificate we put students through their paces.

Demonstrating the exercises is not enough you need to be able to appreciate the execution first hand also to put yourself in your client’s shoes.

We would like to challenge you to complete this and let us know your thoughts on this savage gauntlet. Read More

Is your phone your new gym partner?

Gym partners are awesome if you have the right one.

A good gym partner will motivate you to train harder than you might do when you’re on your own, especially if you’re not feeling it.

It can happen to us and there will be times when you have had a bad day and you might just turn up to the gym and go through the motions without any plan, or purpose of execution.

This is when a good gym partner can make all the difference! If they arrive and are up for it then this can give you a lift immediately and give you the focus you need. Read More

Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga is a new fitness craze in the USA and is classed as animal assisted therapy.

Goat Yoga started out on a farm and has since started to sweep through America and its being called a great stress reliever.

Bonding with nature whist doing exercise has said to make you feel happy and it spreads positivity.

The goats just wander around, jump on backs and look for a cuddle from anyone willing to offer one. Read More

Training for The Pain Barrier (Mud Race)

Mud races are not easy things and can demand a lot of physical and mental stamina.

These races put you outside of your comfort zone and demand that you man up!

They last hours and its non stop running and obstacles with everything in-between.

It means pushing yourself to the limits and reaching the pain barrier.

Not an easy thing to do no matter how fit you are. It will put you out of your comfort zone and your body will be pushed to the limit. Read More

Dare you eat like Eddie Hall?

He is Britain’s strongest man, the worlds strongest man, and the world record holder for the deadlift.

Eddie Hall has achieved worldwide respect as being a man of colossal size and strength.

The old saying of ‘You are what you eat’ just about sums it up for this monster of a man especially when the food is combined with strong man training.

Here we take a look at what the powerhouse from Stoke Eddie can put away on a daily basis. Read More

Should I be an online Personal Trainer?

Its becoming more and more popular to be an online PT and it can only help boost your income.

There are a host of benefits of offering online training to your clients and here we look at the most popular reasons people use them.

Its value for money

The difference in cost for clients is significant. Its likely to be cheaper to buy a 90 day plan online than a one hour face to face session would cost.

When you get so busy that its no longer possible to offer face to face personal training then offering online packages is the obvious choice to make more money and not miss out. Read More

Knowledge is POWER (Online courses)

When it comes to being a personal trainer knowledge is definitely power.

The more knowledge you have then the more you stand in good stead to have more clients.

Do you really want to be asked a question that you don’t know the answer to?

Do you really want a client to ask you to train kettle bells with them but you don’t know how?

What will happen when you can’t provide what potential clients or existing clients want? They will go elsewhere to a trainer that does have the knowledge. Who has the power now? Not you. Read More

Why should I be GP Referral qualified?

Why should you be GP Referral Qualified?

There are many reasons why you should be, or you may want to be, GP Referral qualified.

Many people get into Personal Training because they want to help people and make a positive difference in peoples lives.

The people who go to their local doctors for help and guidance are vulnerable and are looking for help with their health related diseases. Read More

Am I too old to be a Personal Trainer?

One of the things we get asked quite frequently when people are enquiring about a course is ‘am I too old to be a personal trainer?’

This is a question which people can sometimes say with fear but the answer is always the same.

You can never be too old to be come a PT!

The most important thing is the desire to help people to achieve their goals. To be passionate in what you do is the most important factor and to have the ability to make a positive impact on other people. Read More