How To Become A Level 3 GP Exercise Referral Personal Trainer

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I never feel like I know enough, so ongoing education is something extremely important to me to ensure I’m offering the best service possible as a Personal Trainer. That’s why I have a piece of news to share with you that is very exciting to me, and will hopefully help you in your journey to becoming a fitness professional too! Watch the video to learn more…

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Why Am I Not Getting Stronger? | 5 Reasons You’re Not Gaining Strength

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Have you been smashing the weights recently but been feeling frustrated because you’re not getting stronger? You’re probably not doing anything wrong with your lifts – but you might want to look at your lifestyle and your programming to ensure you’re working consistently towards your strength goals. Read on to find out the possible reasons why you’re not getting stronger and how you can fine tune your lifestyle to improve.

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What’s The Difference Between Training, Running, CrossFit + Weightlifting Shoes?

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It’s completely normal to wear any trainer you already own when you start out with fitness. It doesn’t make sense to immediately buy new kit before you start – who’s to say you’ll enjoy it, or even what you’ll enjoy? Different types of fitness need different types of shoe, so once you’ve figured out what you’re into, it’s time to get yourself some new kicks! Read on to find out how these types of shoes are different and the reasons why you might want to wear them.

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Want To Learn How To Lift Weights? Take Your First Reps With The Squatbot Squad

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Have you ever wanted to get strong, feel confident and have fun with weight training but didn’t know where to start? This January I have just the thing for you. Read on to learn more about First Reps…

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11 Ways Battle Cancer London Puts The FUN Into Functional Fitness

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It might not look like it on my face, but I LOVED Battle Cancer London and had so much fun! From a dancing warm-up and heart-warming moments, to the burpees that very nearly killed me, it’s an awesome day from start to end. Read on to find out exactly why the competition puts the FUN in functional fitness.

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Three Months In | How I’m Doing With Self Employed Personal Training

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Sometimes I still have ‘pinch me’ moments about my life and career right now – of course it’s nowhere close to perfect and I have a long way to go, but I can’t believe that I’m now over three months in to my journey of self employment. I’ve had a think about my past few months as solely working as a Personal Trainer – read on to find out what I’ve learned during that time.

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The Benefits Of Reformer Pilates For Strength Athletes

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Reformer Pilates is something I’ve looked at many a time before and thought “that looks SO GOOD” but never got around to trying for one reason or another. When we moved to Withington I realised that the wonderful Holly Thrower’s studio was literally a 2 minute walk from our flat so it would have been rude not to try it out – and I’m so glad I did. Yes, I ached the day after (a lot!) but I felt a lot more conscious of how my body moved and felt I’d really made a difference.

Read on to find out the benefits of reformer Pilates specifically to strength athletes and why I’ll be going to see Holly each month from now on.

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