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As a trainer of trainers, I often get asked: how to be a personal trainer without a gym. I have worked in the fitness industry since 1999 and have only been a gym-based trainer for 10% of that time. If, like me, the idea of being stuck in the same environment for your entire career […]

5th January 2022

End your client’s training plateau with drop sets. If your client wants their body to change, they have to subject it to stress it is not accustomed to. In other words, you must give it a reason to adapt. The best gains begin outside your comfort zone! And a very effective method for taking your […]

22nd December 2021

Tri-sets and giant sets are advanced bodybuilding techniques and a natural progression in intensity beyond super setting. Tri-sets A tri-set usually consists of three or more exercises that stimulate the same muscle group in slightly different ways and are performed back to back without rest.  An example of a tri-set for the deltoid muscles could […]

1st December 2021

I have been quite fortunate in my career as a personal trainer as most of my clients have chosen to stay with me for many years. Once you help your clients achieve healthy levels of strength, mobility, CV fitness and body composition, many trainers will suggest that you now let your clients leave the nest! […]

17th November 2021

Every client wants RESULTS. So as a personal trainer or strength and conditioning coach, you must collect and share data with your client on their progress.  Over the past 23 years of training clients, I have noticed that every client wants to be stronger. Seeing their numbers go up gives them a real buzz. However, […]

27th October 2021

As fitness professionals, we often get asked, ‘how much exercise should I do every day?’. When looking after your physical and mental health, you don’t have to exercise as much as you think. Check out the video below to see if you are exercising enough.

20th October 2021

Barefoot training has been around for a while now. When it first began to surface in the fitness industry, many thought it might be another short term fitness trend or a gimmick like we often see. However, this one is not going away and is growing in popularity. So what is barefoot training exactly? Barefoot […]

9th August 2021

There is nothing more rewarding than seeing our clients get results. However, our clients won’t get results if we keep giving them the same workout.  In this article, I will explain how you can adapt your client’s workouts using the FITT principle. The FITT principle The FITT principle is an acronym that trainers and coaches […]

16th July 2021

Circuit training is a method of training where you perform different exercises in succession with minimal rest. It is also my favourite group exercise class to teach and take part in. It’s great for clients and it is great for us trainers. Benefits of circuit training for the client No choreography. You don’t get bored […]

16th July 2021

Before you can understand the role of a strength and conditioning coach you must first understand what ‘strength and conditioning is’. What is ‘strength and conditioning? Strength and conditioning is the physical development of an athlete to improve performance in their sport.    What is the role of the strength and conditioning coach? The role […]

15th July 2021

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