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Trust = Growth


David Wescon is the Director at Vision Personal Training in Brighton and a long time client of HealthyPeople. I recently heard him speak on the importance of generating ‘trust’ as a leader. I was so impressed, I requested a guest blog. Thankfully, he agreed…

Through managing and leading teams over the last ten years I have made countless mistakes with people and it has cost me BIG time! Continue reading

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Personal Training Studio for Sale – Richmond

[Updated 02/03/2018 with a new asking price.]

Hi folks, with regards to any of these articles about businesses for sale, please conduct your due diligence, which includes speaking to someone with proven experience in this area, before signing anything. Cheers, D.

This studio was built, more than 10 years ago, on the idea of bringing affordable Personal Training to Melbourne. The result is this successful Personal Training studio, built from scratch, that has grown considerably over the years. Continue reading

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FITREC signals Change, but Change is at the Heart of our Fitness Industry.


FITREC is fast becoming a registration service of choice for fitness professionals. It’s new and it differs significantly from previous providers. For some, a change in the status quo is hard. But the reality is, it’s change that underpins our industry’s growth.

One of the greatest things about the fitness industry is that it’s always evolving.

We see progress as a result of an increased understanding of the human body, the way it moves and how it responds to stimuli. We also see progress resulting from innovation – from both new ideas and old ideas re-imagined.

Les Mills, for example, completely transformed ‘aerobics’ Continue reading

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


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


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.


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