By Mark Moy - Fitness Partner on Monday, 17 September 2018
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The roles and responsibilities of personal trainers continue to evolve. The need for education and support within the community has become a growing aspect placed into our PT toolbox of skills.

By Eric Said - Leader of Learning on Monday, 13 November 2017
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As fitness professionals our role in supporting client’s achieve their health and fitness goals is to be able to better understand their behavioural patterns in maintaining exercise adherence. There are a number of tools that can be used to further understand the personality traits of clients. Examples may include Myers-Briggs, DISC profiling, or 5 love languages.

By Eric Said - Leader of Learning on Tuesday, 7 February 2017
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Muscle weighs more than fat. This is a myth I have heard clients say for 20 years.

By Jeff Laurence, Catalyst PHD on Monday, 22 August 2016
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Jeff Laurence, Catalyst PHD - Personal, Health & Development Coach, discusses how to be a mentor for your personal training clients

By Stephen Bradbury – Business Development Manager on Thursday, 10 December 2015
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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.”

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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 Adam Holding – PT National Learning Support on Thursday, 2 August 2018
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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.

By Eric Said - Leader of Learning on Thursday, 16 February 2017
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  • Training Principles

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.

By Eric Said - Leader of Learning on Monday, 7 November 2016
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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?”

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

By Eric Said – Director of Learning PT National on Sunday, 15 November 2015
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You may not even realise but there are three (3) personal trainers that exist in the fitness market.