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Ditch the New Years Resolutions!

Why wait till New Year to try something new or set a goal when you can do it right now! Yes that’s right, just get on and do it… Is it just a delay tactic, another way of putting something off or just an excuse not to get started straight away? New years resolutions are…

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December 10, 2019

New Year, New Career!

This time of year is often when people start reviewing current situations or plans for the future. Maybe it’s time for you to think about the following… Does your current career fulfil you?  Does it make you happy? Does it really light your fire? If not why not! A fitness industry career can be a very…

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December 10, 2019

Can you really turn your hobby into a career?

If you exercise regularly and absolutely love it then yes, why ever not… To have a successful career in the fitness industry I think firstly you need a passion for not only exercise but helping people. Many people come into the fitness industry for their love of all things fitness and they may even have…

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November 14, 2019

5 Tips on Delivering Effective Group Exercise or PT Sessions

Communication Both verbal and non-verbal. Consider how you talk and communicate with your clients and or participants, people understand things differently and you may have to find many different ways of saying the same thing. If you give demonstrations make sure they are spot on.  When teaching group exercise, in some classes you should consider…

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October 15, 2019

What it really takes to pass your qualification

Sometimes I really wonder about people’s expectations are when they do a fitness industry qualification… We see people that think it’ll be easy then others that really worry it’s going to be unattainable. There seems to be no middle ground in their thought process. Often the ones that think it’ll be easy or don’t consider…

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October 8, 2019

Group Exercise Instructor or 121 Personal Trainer

What should you be or what do you even want to be? Have you ever been stuck on which type of exercise you prefer and maybe if you was going to be an instructor which you should become… Some people work successfully in the fitness industry doing a bit of both but normally start with…

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September 11, 2019

Course Dates for 2020

COURSE Awarding Body &Attendance Days Course Dates Level 2 Gym Instructor Active IQ2 Weekends 18th/19th & 25th/26thJanuary 2nd/3rd & 16th/17thMay 19th/20th & 26th/27th September Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training Active IQ3 Weekends 7th/8th, 21st/22nd & 28th/29th March 4th/5th, 18th/19th July& 1st/2nd August 7th/8th, 21st/22nd & 28th/29th November Level 2 Groupe Exercise to Music (Freestyle)…

August 14, 2019

Do you see yourself as a business? If not, why not?

Did you know there is probably more you can claim for on expense than you think there is? For example, if you are paying to park at or near the facility you are teaching or instructing at, then keep the receipt and also consider a percentage of your petrol costs for the week. After all,…

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August 14, 2019

How to choose the right course for you

First things first, always pick a course in something that you actually like or have experienced. Make sure you are really interested and passionate about what you are about to do a qualification in as there will be a lot of work ahead but it WILL be worth it. Recommendation – Ask around see what others…

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July 15, 2019

Too Old – never!

A common myth about training as a fitness instructor or getting a fitness qualification… Being too Old!!! When people enquire with us at YBFIT Training about doing a fitness qualification I often get asked am I too old?? Oh wow you’d be surprised! This is so not true, age is certainly nothing something to limit…

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July 3, 2019
 
 
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