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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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Trainer Spotlight – Maty Agostino, Goodlife Fountain Gate

Thank you to Pete Gleeson (National Fitness Director, Goodlife) and ‘Smick’ (Fitness Director, Goodlife Fountain Gate) for sending this through. 

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Meet 19 year old Maty Agostino! Continue reading

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Six Habits of Highly Successful Trainers

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The six points below are taken from the notes of Jarrod Martin, Fitness Director of Goodlife Wantirna, from the session by Tony Boutagy at FILEX 2016. His original notes from the session are included in the image below. 

I believe the following six points are the greatest summary of what it takes to make a great Trainer. As any successful Personal Trainer will testify, it doesn’t matter what certification or degree you have, the true learning begins once your initial qualification has been completed. Continue reading

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What Goodlife Personal Trainers Think About Personal Training

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Do you want to know what it’s like to work as a Personal Trainer?

What gets them out of bed in the morning?

What are the realities of being a Personal Trainer?

And what is it like to work as a Personal Trainer with Goodlife?

I recently approached one of our bigger clients, Goodlife Health Clubs, and put these very questions to their 400+ Personal Trainers. Continue reading

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Personal Training as a Career – with Eliza Bingham

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Eliza Bingham of Inside/Out Energy is a successful Personal Trainer and Personal Training Coach operating out of Goodlife Health Clubs in Mooroolbark. I approached her with a couple of questions about her work and she has delivered GOLD. There are so many great points in this article. I wanted to highlight them all but I couldn’t, it would have looked ridiculous!

New and potential Personal Trainers, this is a MUST READ! Continue reading

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No Qualifications, No Problems – Your Questions Answered.

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Among our ads for Personal Trainers, some mention additional opportunities to get started without qualifications.

These are opportunities to gain your fitness qualifications in the midst of a successful fitness business.

Rather than operate out of a single venue or online, AIPT has sourced ‘campuses’ all over Australia. These campuses can provide you with valuable on the job experience while completing your fitness certifications.

Following are some answers to the more common questions… Continue reading

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Employed, Rental or Own Business – Pros and Cons for Each as a Personal Trainer

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Back in November 2013 we posted this article to our newsletter subscribers. It had a great response and the information is as relevant as ever. So here it is again for our new blog…

To help lift the fog surrounding the different Personal Training opportunities, I asked Michael Grogan, [formally] FD at Goodlife Fitzroy, for his input. Continue reading

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