THE BLOG

Latest

Perimenopause and menopause can dramatically alter a woman’s response to exercise. As a health and fitness professional helping female clients reach their health and fitness goals, it is essential that you understand menopause and how it affects the exercise response, and, importantly, how exercise affects how women experience menopause. It is important to realize that…

Read more >

Whether you’re a group exercise instructor, weekend warrior, elite athlete, age grouper, hobby cyclists or exercise in any form can contribute to a longer life. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (October, 2018) found, cardiorespiratory fitness increases the long-term mortality. This study investigated the effect of cardiorespiratory fitness and…

Read more >

For most Australians, the onset of summer means it’s time to unwind and relax. Unfortunately if you’re a PT, this often means a downturn in business over the summer months. It’s easy to start to worry when business is slow that you’re doing something wrong. Too much time on our hands can make us think…

Read more >

Something that is often mentioned but frequently not given adequate attention is the importance of self-care and life balance. As October is Mental Health Month, it’s as good a time as any to reflect on our own mental health; looking after our wellbeing is just as important as looking after our clients. Many of us…

Read more >

One of the best ways to get new clients on board is to offer a free introductory session. This is your opportunity to dazzle them with your PT skills and to also make them feel welcome and comfortable in the gym or studio environment. Creating a great first impression is key to turning prospective clients…

Read more >

Starting your Own Business Congratulations you have successfully completed your Certificate III or IV in Fitness! It is now time to set yourself up to start working in the industry. Here are a few key steps  to get your career in the fitness industry off to a flying start and help people achieve their fitness…

Read more >

The difference between working in your business and working on your business – tips on how you can thrive as a fitness professional As a self-employed fitness professional you wear many hats. You run the whole show including training clients, managing invoices, marketing bookkeeping and everything in between. YOU are your business and YOU make…

Read more >

Where to look for jobs


So, it’s time to find a job! The internet is your best resource when looking for a job. We’ve made the job-hunting simple with a list of some go-to sites   Indeed – Advertises fitness jobs Australia wide and in all markets (even calls for PTs to work with FIFOs!) Seek – Seek is one of the…

Read more >

Being a self-employed fitness professional requires you to wear many hats. Besides generic business operations you have to ensure that you have the tools to invoice clients, schedule trainers, create new programs, manage your expenditure, payroll and much more! Whether you are a larger fitness business. a boutique personal trainer studio or self-employed professional, finding…

Read more >
Top