Career-Preparation Advice & Barriers for Athletic Trainers in a Military Setting

Research Paper Title Defining Athletic Training in the Military Setting: A Survey Investigation Into Professional Characteristics, Preparation, and Barriers in Clinical Practice. Background The skill sets of athletic trainers (ATs) provide a unique contribution to the US military’s optimisation of physical readiness, and these positions are becoming more prevalent. However, knowledge regarding the job characteristics… Read More

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Service Leavers: Careers in Personal Training

Interested in a career as a personal trainer? Ultimate Performance is expanding and on the lookout for more ex-Service personnel to join its ranks. Visit http://www.upfitness.com/en/careers for more information on the opportunities available.

Turn Your Passion For Fitness Into A Business

For many individuals, fitness and working out is much more than a portion of our daily routine or some kind of chore we feel we must endure. It goes much deeper than that. It becomes a part of you, an inner passion, it is in your blood. It is a science, a creative outlet for… Read More

What Questions Should Your Personal Trainer Be Asking During Your Initial Consultation, Assessment & Induction?

There are a range of questions your personal trainer should be asking you that go beyond simply asking about your weight, money you have to spend, and how much you can bench press. Collecting data on your height and weight (to work out your BMI) – as well as your waist circumference (this combined with… Read More

Ultimate Performance Fitness is Looking for Ex-Soldiers

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

Why it is Important to have the Correct Form when Weight Training?

Weight training has loads of benefits, for example it can help to strengthen bones and, in so doing, assist in helping you ward off age-related diseases such as osteoporosis. However, if you do not adopt the correct form when performing weight training exercises you can do a lot of damage to yourself and can hamper… Read More

Seven (Quick) Tips to Help You Sell More Personal Training Sessions

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