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Breaking the Yo-Yo Dieting Cycle: A perspective from psychology

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Welcome to the seventh in the series on Client Retention – A Psychological Perspective provided by psychologist, Kate Swann. Kate is a co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Training Overweight and Obese Clients (available free for FITREC professionals). This on of the best in this series and recommended for all Trainers. Over to Kate…

As a personal trainer you meet them every day – the clients who are desperate to lose weight and achieve the perfect figure. So they embark on the latest fad diet – no carbs, no sugar, no protein, and even the no food diet.

And yes the weight comes off. However, Continue reading

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Insurance for Personal Trainers: 5 Questions You Should Be Asking

BizCover-CEO

It’s with much pleasure that I introduce Michael Gottlieb. He’s the founder and managing director of BizCover, a leading Australian small business insurance site and the folks behind our amazing new offering for ALL qualified professionals (great coverage, no fitness registration needed). Michael has founded a number of insurance businesses since 2001, and is featured on ‘Insurance Business Magazine’s 2017 Hot List.’ Enjoy this guest post, it’s a real ‘Insurance 101’ resource. Continue reading

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Ian O’Dwyer Introduces SOMA and the LEAD System.

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Ian O’Dwyer is one of the most forward thinking professionals in our industry. While the industry moves toward a more holistic approach to fitness, Ian O’Dwyer is ahead, in the distance, exploring new approaches that will likely be considered obvious in the next 5 – 10 years. In this article, Ian introduces his new SOMA course, run in conjunction with Rodney Corn. If it resonates, check the upcoming course details below.

SOMA is a fresh approach to enhancing the quality and performance of nerve, Continue reading

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3 Important Things to Remember When Training Women.

Mishfit

It’s a pleasure to introduce Michelle Wright (a.k.a., Mish) of mishfit. She is a long time advocate for women’s health, so much so that she founded the Women’s Health and Fitness Summit, now in it’s fourth year. Enjoy this insight into training women and please note the upcoming Summit details below. Take it away Mish…

Are you aware of the three distinct differences between men and women when it comes to Training? Continue reading

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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?

Wayflex

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.

Mel-Tempest-Podcast

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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