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What the Hell is TRIBE Team Training?

TRIBE

If you’ve ever had a moment when you realise your perception is a lot further from reality than you realised, you’ll understand how I felt while chatting with Haagon East (CEO/Managing Director, TRIBE Team Training) and Jamie Hayes (Australian TRIBE Team Training Agent) at the recent Fitness Expo in Sydney.

I’d heard of TRIBE Team Training (TRIBE) before but questioned how it could be that different to the group sessions run by thousands of qualified instructors across Australia. Strangely enough, the first clue was in the name… Continue reading

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What the hell is Wayflex?

Wayflex

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 the Hell is MetaFit?

MetaFit

Following on from our successful article on ‘What the Hell is Nordic Walking?‘ here’s some insight into a new, equipment free, group exercise session called Metafit.

With origins in the UK, Metafit was introduced to Australia by Daniel Wilson (I’ve known Daniel for years – his extensive industry experience includes Club Management, Sales Management and Personal Training, both here and abroad).

In a relatively short space of time Metafit has become a staple for many Trainers. In fact, some have based their whole business around it (check out THE HIIT MUM in the West of Melbourne). Continue reading

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What the Hell is Nordic Walking?

Nordic-Walking-Blog

Many years ago I first saw Patrick Burtscher and his Nordic Academy team, Nordic Walking around FILEX in Sydney. To my untrained eye, it seemed to be simply walking with purpose, with a couple of sticks. At the time I thought it a bit odd – in an expo filled with every conceivable fitness apparatus, here was a group selling… well… walking… with sticks.

Fast forward almost 10 years and, as Nordic Walking continues to grow in popularity, I’ve made it my business to understand why it has been such a success. Continue reading

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