The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing services to Australians living with a disability, as well as the families and carers who support them. Inclusivity into mainstream fitness services including personal training and small group exercise classes have become a developing way for participants to improve their fitness levels in a safe and nurturing social setting.
Exercise Physiology (EP) is a university qualified allied health professional who utilise their expertise in anatomy, physiology and exercise to tailor appropriate training regimes for individuals suffering from chronic conditions. I have always had a passion for sports, constantly playing or being involved. After a severe injury sustained when I was younger, I was unable to continue playing competitively. However, I still wished to remain amongst the industry in some capacity.
Eric Said utilised open plan and project based learning models during his employment as a secondary educational teacher at Parramatta Marist High School, which he then applied to private registered training organisation PT National.
Define Compliance noun Refers to business coordinated strategy for managing the broad issues of governance, risk management with regard to regulatory requirements.
Very little has changed in bodybuilding training principles since my time as Mr Australia. Besides the development of resistance training equipment and supplementation, the fundamentals are built on the FITT principle including Frequency, Intensity, Time, and Type of training. Within this includes the rest between sets, cadence of repetitions performed, training split, volume of training load, and order of exercises performed.
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?
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?”
Achieving a balanced life in a world that can sometimes feel like too much to handle might seem like an impossible task. This is especially difficult in our modern world where we have to find a balance between the demands of work, study and home.
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!
So 2016 is looming and you may be thinking about changes you want to make, whether it be to lose weight, exercise more or take up a new hobby. The list can be endless. BUT New Years resolutions are attempts to change habits.
How do you create a Fitness College using 21st Century Learning in a VET environment that does not support this college model?
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.
At age 33 Tim was recently diagnosed with Severe Aplastic Anemia (AAS). Life can certainly change from the first time of not feeling the best back in Easter till now. Despite multiple blood tests, two bone marrow biopsies, and ongoing blood transfusions, while in isolation from risk of infection the family continues to be informed and take each day as it comes towards the next steps of a bone marrow transplant (BMT).
PT National Teams up with Intelli to bring you this months Blog post. We hope you enjoy the different topic in this Blog article.
As fitness professionals we must be observant to the needs of the community that extend beyond gyms, fitness centres and bootcamps.
As an exercise therapist I raise awareness. I cannot count the number of clients that I treat who need to be educated on correct sleeping positions and how their sleeping position in turn affects poor biomechanics and causes pain throughout their given day.
What are some of the benefits of Studying a Certificate III in Fitness?
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.
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.
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.
See PT National's feature in this months Fitness Pro Magazine - A Fitness College that Delivers in 5.
For those that don’t know VET FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that helps eligible VET students pay their tuition fees for certain higher-level VET qualifications. This year, however, has seen the Australian Government introduce a range of reforms.
ABCs Catalyst television program featured Fit in 6 minutes a week on 29th September 2015. It investigated High Intensity Training (HIT) and its effects on improving fitness levels and weightloss.
Just like the human body, mobility is what makes us functional and performs tasks.