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The 10 benefits of being a fitness professional!

There are multiple benefits to you becoming a fitness professional, many of them you probably hear whenever you speak to a Personal Trainer or Sports Massage Therapist. However, many of them you probably will have never thought about. Check out our list below for the amazing benefits –

1 – Progressive & driven career! You never know everything, there is always new research and methods which you need to stay up to date with.

2 – Improved work-life balance! You choose when you work and when you don’t, allowing you a free schedule to spend quality time with family and friends. Read More

3 brand new nutrition courses!

We’re extremely proud to announce this week we’ve unveiled 3 new nutrition courses!

Our brand new courses are really going to help enhance your learning and supplement you as a fitness professional. Whilst we’re still in lockdown, we believed it was essential to release this courses now while you have the time to up skill! So, what are they? Don’t worry we hear you! Read More

VelocityRadio #26 – Jay Alderton!

Episode 26 provided a great highlight for many of the team at Velocity as we welcomed Jay Alderton!

It was a while since episode 25 was released however, we’re came back with a bang! On VelocityRadio, we welcome world renowned PT Jay Alderton! We discuss all things lockdown, how to get your business online and why you should be using this time to learn and adapt not just your own mindset but your business out look too! Oh yeah, we also talk Guinness World Records… You know what to do – https://youtu.be/uoFvWOG1t6E Read More

VelocityRadio #028 – Andy Bolton!

Episode 28 saw us host one of the most powerful podcasts ever!

We welcomed Mr Andy Bolton to VelocityRadio – the first man ever to successfully lift 1000lbs, before breaking his own record and lifting 1008lbs. Let’s not just focus on his deadlift though, he also hit a 550kg deadlift with ease! Andy talks all things powerlifting and gives a great insight into Eddie Hall’s 500kg deadlift and lays his cards on the table about Thor’s 501kg deadlift. If you missed out on this episode you can click here to catch up! Read More

VelocityRadio #030 – Chloe Peplow!

Back on episode 30 of VelocityRadio, we welcome Spurs and Young Lioness Chloe Peplow to the pod!

VelocityRadio are over the moon to welcome Velocity student, Spurs Midfielder and England U21 star Chloe Peplow to the pod! In this episode we talk signing pro contracts, playing in the England squad, chants and family. Importantly, we discuss how the women’s game has evolved over the last few years and how Spurs are at the forefront of this new generation as they hold the record for largest attendance of 39,000 against Arsenal in 2019! If you missed the episode, click here to watch it! Read More

Velocity Radio #031 – Anthony O’Connor!

On episode 31 of VelocityRadio we welcomed Bradford City star and Velocity Student Anthony O’Connor to the podcast!

We welcomed Bradford City’s hard hitting Centre Half, Anthony O’Connor to the podcast! Anthony opens up on moving from Ireland at age 15 to Blackburn Rovers, he gives us an insight into what it’s like to move around the country playing for Plymouth, Aberdeen, Torquay & Bradford (to name a few!). We also have some great stories from the changing rooms & on the training pitch, an episode not to be missed! If you haven’t watched the podcast yet, click the link – https://youtu.be/U7HFkOCsRRw. Read More

Guidelines for Personal Trainers & Coaches – Phased return

The Government recently published their guidelines regarding the phased return of Personal Trainers & Coaches.

“If you are a personal trainer/coach you can now work with clients outdoors, providing you are alone and only meeting with 1 person from outside of your household, outdoors, and you are staying a minimum of 2 metres apart. Read More

Mental Health Week 18th May – 24th May!

This week it’s national mental health week!

This week we’re focussing on mental health issues. With lockdown providing an ever apparent sense of loneliness and boredom we just wanted to check in on you all! This time last year we released a podcast with our local chosen charity, Leeds Mind. It was a great insight to how they run, how they help us and they enlightened us with some astounding facts about mental health issues. If you missed that episode, why not check it out here? https://youtu.be/rhLcdyd-Lss  Read More

Your Covid-19 update – A letter from the MD, Ben Newbould

First of all, I hope you and your family are keeping well and safe.

We currently find ourselves in unprecedented timesSince the lockdown in March we, as many of you have found ourselves in a period of uncertainty, disrupted work and social patterns through the overarching threat of the coronavirus outbreak. Understandably, this has thrown a number of businesses and personal plans by the wayside, and we have been left with no other option than to adapt during these times. Here at Velocity, I wanted to update you with the plans that we have put in place to ensure that we don’t disadvantage our students and ensure that your learning journey continues as unaffected as possible.   Read More

How can you create content?

We all know, content is king as fitness professionals! Clients want to see you putting your knowledge out there, as it inspires rapport and it’s educational! If you’re struggling to create content here are some key tips on what you can be creating!

1 – Create visually stimulating images!

By now you will know that just posting pictures of your abs will get you nowhere, just like writing an essay under a pointless picture – who’s reading it except your mum? You need to create stimulating images which are appealing on the eye, and give the viewer some knowledge about the post! Look to use Canva to create these images, it’s free to access via the internet and you can download an app. We do have a tutorial on our members section for any of you looking to enhance your content creation. Read More