If you have a passion for exercise, health and fitness, perhaps you’ve thought about becoming a personal trainer. But where to begin? It’s fairly easy to get into the industry; having a certificate III in fitness, as an example, will give you the qualifications to train at a professional level. Being successful, on the other hand, is an entirely different matter, and depends on the lengths you’re willing to go to for your clients.
There is an art / skill to choosing the right exercises for your clients. The most important consideration of exercise selection is to select exercises that have a fundamental application to the training objectives. The exercises included should develop the muscle mass, strength, or power of the client in ways that apply to their life, sport or the event which they are training for.
Is it illegal for personal trainers to give nutritional advice and programming to their clients?
There is a lot of attention in the media recently on qualifications and nutrition, and who is allowed to say and do what. This blog will look at what a Personal Trainer can and can’t do.
If you’re looking to be a personal trainer, certification will give you the necessary skills. The concept of studying to be a personal trainer, though, can be quite challenging for some. It requires dedication and enthusiasm to get the most out of your course, and it is therefore crucial to be fully prepared for what’s in store.
By earning a Certificate IV in Fitness, you gain the necessary skills to work as either a full or part-time trainer anywhere in Australia. It provides you with the qualifications to register as a Personal Trainer, allowing you to take advantage of a wide range of employment opportunities, flexible working hours, and the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of your clients.
Jamie Duke explains how studying with Fit Education helped her to establish her own organisation helping troubled young people.
The Australian population is becoming more and more unhealthy. While this is bad news for the Australia and the tax payer, it is good news for a Personal Trainer, as the industry is booming. Research by Deakin University shows that 45.1 per cent of men and 30.2 per cent of women are overweight. A further 20.2 per cent of men and 28.6 per cent of women are obese.
So, you’re eager to start your new career in fitness! Exciting times are ahead. Getting started with any new job can feel a bit intimidating at times. A lot of people find this especially true when the industry is full of specific lingo that goes straight over your head. Instead of worrying, take the first step by brushing up on your knowledge of fitness jargon before you start studying.
That way you’ll understand what they’re talking about in class and be able to professionally speak the language of your clients. To help you do this, we’ve put together a list of the top 50 fitness jargon hacks designed to get you used to the most common industry terms.
Are you looking for a career that’s fun, flexible and rewarding? Working in the fitness industry could be for you. There’s an almost endless list of career paths, and, regardless of which one you take, you’ll be helping others to live a healthier lifestyle. But, before you jump in there and get trained as a fitness professional, it’s worth finding out what to expect from working in the fitness industry.
This article will help you to do just that. With details of possible job opportunities, the average salary you can expect, trends and opportunities in the market, we’ll help you to decide if a fitness career is right for you.
Any successful entrepreneur will tell you that having a broad and loyal client base is essential. PTs may be experts in helping clients once they’re in the gym, but many trainers aren’t quite sure how to get them there. Don’t worry — we’re here to help! In this article, we’ve assembled our 12 best tips on how to attract clients — plus a bonus tip for good measure. Even better: you can start doing most of these even if you’ve only just begun your Cert 3 or 4 modules.