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Last week I shared maxim number 2 with you: Nobody is truly self-made. As promised, here is this weeks maxim for you. #3 Take Action Research and planning is an essential component of any journey. If you don’t know where you are going, you won’t know how to get there. However, don’t spend all your […]

18th January 2022

Being a fitness professional can be challenging. Which makes it an exciting profession. However, if you don’t stay on top of things, you will become an overwhelmed fitness professional. Fear not! You no longer have to feel overwhelmed if you implement some weekly habits. Furthermore, your productivity will explode like The Hulk on Steroids! Habit […]

22nd December 2021

What is belly fat and why can’t we seem to lose it? This is a question I have been asked many times over the years. Especially from post-natal clients. I answer the question in this short article. Energy surplus First of all, any increase in body fat wherever you store it is always going to […]

10th May 2021

At Storm Fitness Academy, we give our trainee PT’s all the resources they need to become brilliant and successful trainers.   A coach A community A study portal   Training manuals   If they apply everything they learn from all of those awesome resources they will have an a great career.   However, they can’t […]

26th April 2021

Whatsapp groups can be an easy way to engage with your customers and for your customers to engage with one another. However, I would keep the group size manageable. As a personal trainer working perhaps with 10-20 face to face clients, a Whatsapp group would be quite manageable, however, if the group becomes any larger […]

1st March 2021

The decision on whether to become a personal trainer might not be an easy one. If you are giving this career pathway some thought then this article will help you decide whether it is the right decision for you before committing to a course. Has exercise benefitted you personally? Has exercise personally helped you overcome […]

12th February 2021

According to the health education authority, 1997, mental health is ‘the emotional and spiritual resilience which allows us to enjoy life and survive pain, disappointment and sadness. It is a positive sense of well-being and an underlying belief in our own, and others, dignity and worth. Now doesn’t that sound wonderful? Just that definition alone […]

5th February 2021

When I first became a personal trainer, one of the biggest challenges for me was time management. I thought my time management was good because I was very punctual and filled my day being busy. However, I realised that so much of my time was actually wasted on tasks and activities that were not necessary […]

25th January 2021

When it comes to losing weight (body fat), most of us want to see results immediately and we can lose motivation if we don’t lose a lot of weight in a short space of time. However, when it comes to weight loss, slow and steady for a lot of us does win the race as […]

14th August 2020

Supersets involve performing two different exercises back-to-back with little or no rest in between. There are typically two key variations of this resistance training system. Supersetting exercises of the same muscle or muscle group Supersetting  agonist and antagonist exercises Supersetting  upper and lower body exercises Supersetting exercises to create one exercise that targets the whole body […]

18th July 2020

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