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Personal Trainers: Employee or contractor? Why does it matter?

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Welcome to another amazing guest post from Scott McKenzie – Director at Velocity Legal and Fitness industry expert. Personal Trainers and Club owners should ensure they are familiar with the differences, because getting it wrong could be very costly. Continue reading

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What the hell is Wayflex?

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With more than 18 years experience in the fitness industry, both in Australia and the UK, Erin Splatt has an excellent grip on the challenges facing Personal Trainers. Erin owns and runs PD4PTs, a service that provides on-going education opportunities for PTs. I’ll hand over to Erin to introduce us all to the Wayflex.. Continue reading

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What ‘Self Regulation’ for our Industry Means to Me.

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I recently had the chance to speak with Mel Tempest on The Gym Owners Business Podcast. The conversation includes how HealthyPeople and FITREC got started, my views on ‘self regulation’, how the fitness industry needs to take control of it’s own destiny Continue reading

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An Impromptu Interview with Ian O’Dwyer.

Thanks, Eugene and Tian from Gym Click Media for grabbing this off-the-cuff chat with Ian O’Dwyer at the Australian Health and Wellness Summit.

We wandered over a few topics, so jump in where you like.

“Pay what you feel” 0:00 Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap Between the Fitness Industry and General Public.

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FITREC is pleased to announce it’s sponsorship of Ian O’Dwyer’s presentations at the 2017 Australian Health & Wellness Summit. We’re also very grateful to report that FITREC professionals receive a $20 discount on the registration fee (contact us). 

With obesity and lifestyle diseases on the increase, maybe it’s time to ask why the fitness industry is failing to have a meaningful impact on reversing this trend? Continue reading

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Business for Sale, Oxley (Brisbane).

It’s a pleasure to alert the HealthyPeople and FITREC community to a business opportunity. As with any listed opportunity, DO YOUR OWN DUE DILIGENCE and get plenty of advice before signing anything.

Eileen and her business partner, Adam, own and manage a small shopping centre at 1118 Oxley Rd. Among the strip of 11 shops is a small gym (308sqm).

Following are some notes I took from the conversation with Eileen, the property owner… Continue reading

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