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The Accumulator Workout

The Accumulator Workout

Author: Mark Pearce Sometimes you have to throw in a session that really pushes the member.  This is definitely one of them!  It can also act as a fitness test as you can note down the time it took for each member to complete it or do it more subtle and make...

The Human Timer Workout

The Human Timer Workout

I love doing my bootcamp outside, working with the natural furniture, everyone getting a bit grubby etc.  But one of the drawbacks is sound doesn’t travel that well outside so when there is a timed aspect, it’s down to me to shout when it’s time to move the station or...

4x4x4 And Tabata Style

4x4x4 And Tabata Style

Author: Mark Pearce It's very common for bootcamps to have names built around numbers. The main reason for this is sothe instructors don’t get confused haha. BUT another benefit is you want to keep things as simple aspossible for the member, especially in terms of...

The secret to success as a Personal Trainer

The secret to success as a Personal Trainer

What is success? How do you define it? As PT’s, our success and career path is undecided.Why?Well, because we have to create it ourselves.There is no managing director telling us that we have to do XY&Z to get that promotion, or that we need tomore courses to...

Why a client leaving is a gift to your business

Why a client leaving is a gift to your business

Author: Tahnee Donkin As fitness professionals, we often take it personally when a client leaves. We’ve all felt thatsinking feeling in our gut when it takes us by surprise, often leaving us with a sense ofrejection. But did you ever consider that every client that...

2020 New Zealand Exercise Industry Award Winners Announced

2020 New Zealand Exercise Industry Award Winners Announced

In November every year, Exercise New Zealand organises a prestigious black tie event “Exercise Industry Awards” celebrating the amazing work of the fitness and exercise industry! This event is co timed with the FitEx Conference & Hauora Yoga Conference. At Fitness...

Workout Idea: 45/15 CIRCUIT – CARDIO & STRENGTH

Workout Idea: 45/15 CIRCUIT – CARDIO & STRENGTH

Author: Mark Pearce The best bootcamps are the ones that are fast moving with no dead time for members to be staticand waiting around. This leads to chatting, losing focus and more importantly the body coolingdown putting people at risk of injuries. So, this circuit...

How to prepare for an amazing challenge?

How to prepare for an amazing challenge?

I love running fitness Challenges! Yep...you heard me! I love everything about them; from the excitement that buzzes in that first week leading up to a new challenge, to setting goals with clients; guiding them and watching them overcome hurdles along the way, and...

When Is It Wise For Fitpros To Start A Family?

When Is It Wise For Fitpros To Start A Family?

Author: Angela Anderson The only time I recommend thinking twice before having children is when you know you’re not emotionally ready or your financial situation is extreme - meaning, you’re buried and can barely make your payments. Otherwise, when you are being...