Introduction to the Optimal Lifestyle for Health In the quest for optimal health, physical activity and nutrition play a crucial role, as detailed in Understanding the UK Physical Activity Guidelines and A simple approach to nutrition. However, achieving true well-being extends far beyond exercise and nutrition, encompassing a holistic approach that includes stress management, smoking cessation, […]

17th May 2024

Why digital detox? In today’s digital age, where our lives are intertwined with technology, suggesting a digital detox might initially seem out of place, especially for personal trainers who rely on digital tools. However, there’s a compelling argument for scaling back on screen time. Personal trainers have the unique opportunity to improve their clients’ physical […]

15th March 2024

Having an excellent CV, loaded with fitness qualifications, that stands out from the crowd will definitely help you get your foot in the door, but once you are in – the job interview, it’s all about you, not your CV. So I’m going to give you some advice on how to ‘nail that job interview’, […]

14th March 2023

As fitness professionals, we sometimes compare ourselves to other coaches. Be careful doing this because, as they say, Comparison Is the Thief of Joy. Be inspired by others, learn from them and gather new ideas but don’t use others as the metric to measure whom you are supposed to be. You are you, so be you! […]

18th May 2022

It is very common to feel a little down in the dumps on Monday morning. In fact, many people that claim to love their job still suffer from the Monday blues. It is possibly due to the natural come down after a fun weekend with friends and family. Whenever you do something enjoyable, there is […]

12th April 2022

Last week I shared maxim number 10 with you: Give unconditional help As promised here is my final maxim for you. #12 Be yourself When building your fitness business, you might look at other fitness businesses for ideas and inspiration. There is nothing wrong with that. It’s an intelligent approach. However, make sure your fitness […]

16th March 2022

Last week I shared maxim number 10 with you: You are not just a Fit Pro As promised here is this week’s maxim for you. #11 Give unconditional help As a fitness enthusiast, you read, watch, listen, and chat about all things fitness related.  It’s your passion, and you enjoy it. People ask you questions, […]

9th March 2022

Last week I shared maxim number 9 with you: Have fun! As promised here is this week’s maxim for you. #10 You are not just a Fit Pro Making your passion your profession and working as a fitness professional is a privileged, rewarding and fun career. However, you have other roles in your life that […]

2nd March 2022

Last week I shared maxim number 8 with you: Remove the negatives As promised here is this week’s maxim for you. #9 Have fun! Last week’s article was pretty deep. This week I want to remind you of the importance as a fitness professional to have fun. In a radio interview, I heard Lennie James, […]

23rd February 2022

Last week I shared maxim number 6 with you: Move yourself happy. As promised here is this weeks maxim for you. #7 Be tenacious and resilient These traits are essential to become a successful fit pro and get the best out of life.  Tenacious Meaning: Not readily relinquishing a position, principle, or course of action; […]

9th February 2022

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