Articles for Professionals, Businesses

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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Articles for Professionals

Need a Fitness Job? Your FITREC Profile is Better Than a CV.

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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

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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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Articles for Employers, Articles for Professionals, Businesses, People

My Create PT Wealth experience

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I spent two days last week as a guest of Brad and Jason at their Create PT Wealth Business Building Bootcamp. I can save you reading this entire post by saying; Continue reading

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Articles for Employers

Professional Registration – It’s for Employers

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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

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Articles for Employers, Articles for Professionals

10 Great (Non Fitness) Books for Fitness Professionals

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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

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