By Eric Said - Leader of Learning on Tuesday, 7 February 2017
  • Personal Trainers
  • Fitness Industry
  • Health

Muscle weighs more than fat. This is a myth I have heard clients say for 20 years.

By Eric Said - Leader of Learning on Thursday, 22 December 2016
  • Fitness Industry
  • Learning
  • Life Coaching
  • Careers
  • Business

Creating a service that best meets the needs of your clients requires a great deal of strategic design, collaboration, trial and error, and a leap of faith. The first and foremost position to start with when developing your fitness business or re-designing your current business is to ask 5 whys?

By Eric Said - Leader of Learning on Monday, 7 November 2016
  • Personal Trainers
  • Fitness Industry
  • Learning
  • Health

This article could easily be named Mindful movement and injury prevention. When prescribing or selecting an exercise to perform you must ask yourself the all important question, “Why?”

  • Personal Trainers
  • Fitness Industry

Conflict is an inevitable part of our everyday lives. There can be a duality to conflict with both positive and negative aspects.

By Janine Cameron, Learner Support Manager, PT National on Wednesday, 20 January 2016
  • Fitness Industry
  • Learning

It was thought to believe that if you’re not straight out of school and not smaller than a size 10 then a career in the fitness industry is out of the question, but in the Hills we do things a little different!

By Eric Said - Director of Learning, PT National on Sunday, 6 December 2015
  • Fitness Industry
  • Learning

How do you create a Fitness College using 21st Century Learning in a VET environment that does not support this college model?

  • Personal Trainers
  • Fitness Industry
  • Learning

I began my career in the fitness industry back in 2011, finishing my courses for Certificate III and IV in fitness as well as a Certificate IV in massage therapy practice.

By Janine Cameron - Careers Consultant on Wednesday, 1 February 2017
  • Fitness Course
  • Fitness Industry
  • Learning
  • Careers
  • Business

What are some of the benefits of Studying a Certificate III in Fitness?

By Janine Cameron – Student Liaison Officer on Sunday, 20 November 2016
  • Fitness Industry
  • Learning
  • Life Coaching
  • Careers

The ability to connect and create professional intimacy during an interview is paramount to becoming employed and making your mark within the fitness industry. This can be further challenged if you have appointment with a club manager at a café for a meet and greet. With a great deal of distraction and noise it can be more challenging to create and maintain this level of connectedness.

By Eric Said - Leader of Learning on Monday, 6 June 2016
  • Fitness Industry
  • Learning
  • Careers

PT National had the pleasure to speak to Year 11 and 12 students at recent careers expos. It has been four years since my Senior school teaching days and it was great to catch up with our youth to discover what interests them, future endeavours, as well as some of the challenges they face when choosing the right career pathway for them, and in many cases making their parents proud.

By Adam Holding - PT National Learning Support on Thursday, 17 March 2016
  • Fitness Industry
  • Learning

Humans and Fitness have evolved greatly throughout the ages. PT National has put together an info-graphic to help us teach about the History of Fitness, from Primal Times to the Rise of the Modern Fitness Industry.

By Stephen Bradbury – Business Development Manager on Thursday, 10 December 2015
  • Personal Trainers
  • Fitness Industry

The definition of a Personal Trainer is a “fitness professional involved in exercise prescription and instruction. They motivate clients by helping them to set goals and provide feedback and accountability to clients. Trainers also measure their client’s strengths and weaknesses with fitness assessment.”

By Dr Andre Machado, Hills Sports Chiropractic on Sunday, 22 November 2015
  • Fitness Industry
  • Health

One of the best things about being a Sports Chiropractor is the network of health professionals that you meet and collaborate with on a daily basis.