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

Why am I doing this, how did I get here?

Well I kind of fell into running this business (YBFIT Training) and I can certainly tell you it hasn’t come naturally and really was / is a case of learning on the job! I took over YBFIT Training initially with someone else in August 2012. We were offered the chance to buy the business off…

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May 10, 2019

What it’s really like being an exercise to music teacher & why you should become one….

For me, it’s the best £500 I have spent. Yes it was £500 for the course 28 years ago. Gaining an ETM qualification, is like the nucleus to many other opportunities within the fitness industry, also you are able to teach a variation of classes as soon as you pass, including, hi lo aerobics, body…

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April 12, 2019

Could You Be a Pre / Post Natal Exercise Instructor?

Are you already working in the fitness industry? Do you have clients that are pre or post pregnancy? Do you know want to know what exercise modifications to give them? If you can answer YES to all of these then read on… Pregnancy is not an Illness, not a disease just a way of life…

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April 5, 2019

Why you should become a Yoga Instructor

We are really excited to now be offering Yoga Instructor courses. The Active IQ Level 3 diploma in Teaching Yoga is starting on Friday 6th September 2019. If you have a keen interest and or passion for Yoga, get in touch or get booking and you could become the instructor at the front of a…

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March 28, 2019

5 Reasons you should become an Aqua Aerobics Instructor…

At YBFIT Training, we think that being an Aqua Aerobics Instructor is one of the best careers going. Keep fit, inspire others and have fun at the same time. What’s not to love? Read on to find out the 5 reasons why you should consider a career as a Water-Based Instructor: There seems to be…

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March 15, 2019