There are a range of benefits to being FITREC recognised (support, transparency, differentiation, assistance with professional development,…) but there is one area where your FITREC profile can really shine – when looking for new opportunities. Continue reading
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
OK, professional registration is a chance for us to assist fitness professionals with their career development, but as much as anything…
Professional registration has always been for fitness employers.
It’s a way to confirm that professional development has been maintained. Which, in turn, helps to ensure that the services provided by employed professionals are at a higher standard.
And this is why FITREC has taken fitness registration further. Continue reading
While this post was from a newsletter we sent out in April 2013, the content is still good. I’ve also added a few new titles to the end for those looking for more.
I’ve had some of my greatest epiphanies while immersed in the pages of a book. Today I’m going to share with you 10 books that have influenced me, some new, some old. I wouldn’t expect anyone to be as pumped as I was about all of them, but it’s worth making it a goal to read at least six of them (if you haven’t already). In no specific order…. Continue reading
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