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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

There’s plenty for everyone!

Some people come into the fitness industry worrying that there isn’t enough work out there or that they wont find work! I truly believe there is… It may even prevent people from getting qualified and turning something they love (fitness!) into a career. According to a report by the British Heart Foundation in 2017 more…

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July 3, 2019

Top Tips To Improve Your Study Skills

There is no magic answer when it comes to developing good study habits. Not everyone learns the same way. So, not everyone will study the same way. Some people need absolute silence to review textbooks, lecture notes, and handouts to prepare for an exam. Others study better in a group bouncing ideas off one another. The study…

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June 14, 2019

Are you looking to take your fitness career that bit further?

Why not learn more about specific medical conditions and the effects that they and their medication have on exercise? If you have clients with medical conditions wouldn’t it feel good to be able to confidently know how their conditions and medications are effecting them and how to effectively give them exercises that are going to…

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May 17, 2019
 
 
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