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REPs UK Loses Top Spot, Sold to Sports Coach UK

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In the UK, as with Australia, challenges to the traditional model of fitness registration are taking place. 

Following a change in support from Sport England, the UK fitness industry has been presented an alternative to REPs (part of ICREPs) – They now have the CIMSPA directory. 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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HealthyPeople for Employers in 5 Simple Images.

I recently spoke with the Regional Fitness Directors of Goodlife Health Clubs, ensuring they were familiar with how HealthyPeople can be used to find and manage candidates.

Following the talk, Pete Gleeson, the National Fitness Director, sent through the following images with comments compiled by one of the RFDs. Continue reading

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Are You Asking the Right Questions of your Post Natal Clients?

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An important part of writing better programs is asking better questions. In this guest post by Clare Hozack of Burrell Education you’ll learn what sort of questions we need to be asking post natal women to ensure we create the best possible programs. If you’re inspired to learn more, head to her ‘For Trainers‘ page for upcoming sessions. Thank you Clare… Continue reading

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