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This Halloween feel the fear and do it anyway

This Halloween feel the fear and do it anyway

Do you look forward to doing a training course or qualification or worry about going through the learning and then an assessment? If it’s the later here are my 5 tips to help you overcome a fear of doing a course or of learning something new: 1. Find out as much as...

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2022 Course Dates

2022 Course Dates

So here it is a full list of our 2022 course dates listed for each course Remember booking early qualifies you for our early bird discount so If you book 3 months ahead of the course start date you will get a 10% discount, just pay your deposit upon booking and we'll...

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Pilates or Yoga – What is your preference

At YBFIT Training we deliver the Level 3 Diploma in Pilates Matwork and the Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga Here I tell you what’s in those qualifications and what you are working to with regards to gaining certification https://youtu.be/n_3ZJ8kwZ5o Could you be an...

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5 Reasons You Should Take An Aqua Instructor Course

5 Reasons You Should Take An Aqua Instructor Course

At YBFIT Training, we know that taking an Aqua Instructor Course to become a qualified Aqua Aerobics instructor is one of the best career moves you can make. You’ll be keeping fit, inspiring others and having fun at the same time. What’s not to love? Read on to find...

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

According to a government study in 2019 Around 1 in 3 (34%) of men and 1 in 2 (42%) of women are not active enough for good health. Men are more likely to report being active at the recommended level than women. Physical activity varies with age and life stage. People...

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Do you Love your Job? Hands up if you do.

Do you Love your Job? Hands up if you do.

A lot of us begin working in the fitness industry as it is a hobby we enjoy. Some of us were sporty as children and so working in fitness became a natural progression. Something we hear a lot when teaching courses during ice breakers is “I love exercising myself and...

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What Can We Take into 2021…

What Can We Take into 2021…

As we come into the first full week of 2021 and it still may not be getting started In the way we all hoped I thought it worth thinking about what we can take into this year and also what we can take from 2020 and reflect on what we’ve learnt, experienced and what we...

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How Adaptable are you?

Adapt and overcome The fitness industry is so relevant and playing an important part right now in helping the nation stay and get fit and healthy Continue to adapt, upskill and progress your fitness career so if needed upskill your knowledge and your qualifications so...

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Fitness Life in these times of Covid

Fitness Life in these times of Covid

We at YBFIT Training have seen many changes in the fitness industry and have also had to adapt. Although you can't beat face to face training online training, Zoom calls, online workouts and pre recorded workouts are all becoming the norm now. Life as a Fitness...

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Take Action

Take Action

Have you heard the expression if someone gives you an opportunity say yes and then work out how to do it, it's a great way to achieve your goals. Take action as quite often we learn more by doing, yes this takes you out of your comfort zone but the only way to make a...

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Reasons to Love working in Fitness

Reasons to Love working in Fitness

Do you love your Job…?If not have a think, why not? A lot of us begin working in the fitness industry as it was a hobby we enjoyed. Some of us were sporty as children and so professional fitness became a natural progression of for us. Something we hear a lot when...

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A Personal Trainer’s Life…

A Personal Trainer’s Life…

Sometimes as a Personal Trainer things don’t always go to plan but be reliable, flexible in your approach and consistent with what you do. I recently went to see a personal training client for 7.30am but there was much more traffic than normal, a 25 minute journey too...

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2020 Fitness Trends

2020 Fitness Trends

With health and fitness being a booming industry I thought I’d look at some trends for 2020. This comes from the American College of Sports Medicine health and fitness journal. According to the ACSM some of our favourites are still in the top 10 for Fitness Trends in...

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Ditch the New Years Resolutions!

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...

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New Year, New Career?

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...

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Can you really turn your hobby into a career?

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...

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Group Exercise Instructor or 1-2-1 Personal Trainer

Group Exercise Instructor or 1-2-1 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...

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Personal Trainer Training Course Dates for 2020

Personal Trainer Training Course Dates for 2020

COURSE Awarding Body &Attendance Days Course Dates Level 2 Gym Instructor Active IQ2 Weekends 18th/19th & 25th/26thJanuary2nd/3rd & 16th/17thMay19th/20th & 26th/27th September Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training Active IQ3 Weekends 7th/8th, 21st/22nd...

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

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...

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How to choose the right course for you

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....

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Too Old – never!

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...

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There’s plenty for everyone!

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...

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Top Tips To Improve Your Study Skills

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...

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YBFIT Training are here to help

Would you like to know more about a career in the fitness training industry? Have a look at our Fitness Instructor Course Catalogue, check out our Special Offers, or simply get in touch:

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