Welcome to Fitness Round Up, our monthly update on all things fitness. If you’re thinking of starting a fitness career or are currently working as a Personal Trainer delve into our mini news snippets created just for your and your clients. Our pick of the crop of all things fitness.
Peter Lemon, Chief Trainer.
This Girl Can – With over 3 million views already, this month saw Sport England launch their latest campaign aimed at getting more women into sport. Simply inspiring – here’s to more females joining this exciting profession too! http://bit.ly/1u137oe
Fab Fitness Apps – Can technology replace the personal trainer? We don’t think so. But there’s loads of potential by helping clients find the right tracking systems for them. Makes a huge impact to staying on track between sessions and you can tap into the info too.
The Future Is Bright For Personal Trainers – A recent report highlighted UK activity levels as the lowest in Europe. 30% of the population are classed as inactive and a whopping 63% fall below recommended daily levels far short of our European neighbours. On a positive note the demand for the expertise of Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers is rising as people seek specialist help tackling sedentary lifestyles.
Fitness Simply Magnetic – a recent survey found those that commit to shared health and fitness goals achieve better results. The pull of being in it together revs up motivation. Perhaps that’s why our Personal Trainers get such awesome results!
Winning the obesity war – predicted to affect 1 in 2 by 2050 and cost £50bn a year we were inspired by Horizon’s documentary ‘What’s the right diet for you?’ Getting to the nitty gritty of emotional eating, the gene factor and more, science combined with healthy eating and great exercise delivered some truly impressive results. Goes to show we need to treat the symptom not the cause and really support our PT clients.
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