Ultimate Performance fitness is expanding across the globe, and is looking for more ex-soldiers to join its team. The first Ultimate Performance gym, UP City, was opened in May 2009 with a team of just two full-time Personal Trainers. By January 2014, they had 65 Personal Trainers as well as four personal training gyms, and… Read More
An important skill of a personal trainer, whether we like it or not, is selling. Many personal trainers do not like being called sales people, but it is an important aspect of the role. “I hate selling. I’m not a sales person, I’m a personal trainer” One group of personal trainers who have achieved a… Read More
Have you ever wondered why personal trainers seem to be so popular and very much in demand? If you have, then we will together try to determine in this article exactly what they do and how important they are. Read More
When researching for an article I am writing, I came across this article by PT Direct which looks at functional training and personal trainers (PTs). Although the topic of the article is ‘Functional Training’, the principles outlined by PT Direct regarding client desires, goals and abilities (encompassing customer service) is what I’m looking at. For… Read More
Just completed a 5-mile TAB with 38lb in 51 min 13 (10.2 mins per mile). Predominantly flat pavement with some slopes. Forecast stated rain and low temperature by 1pm so I wore my sweatshirt; no rain, humid and very sweaty!
I had a lovely start to the day with a 7.2 mile loaded march carrying 38 lb, though typical of Scotland it was raining. A light drizzle at first turning heavy, conveniently, at the half way mark. It took me 75 mins (0610 to 0725) and it went ok, no hotspots, or shoulder burns, although… Read More