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The Australian Skate Federation (ASF) awards celebrated pro skateboarder Tommy Fynn with $15,000 Scholarship to study Diploma of Sport with Fit Education.
Sept 1st 2021 at JF O’Grady Memorial Park in Brisbane, Donny Fraser, ASF Director, presented Tommy Fynn with a Scholarship Award valued at $15,000 to study
Parents worry. That’s what we do. Sometimes we worry without a reason, and sometimes there is. There are specific moments in the lives of our
Become a fitness professional in Australia: So, you’re thinking about becoming a fitness professional! Like us, you’re probably a little crazy, I mean, passionate, about
So, you’re eager to start your new career in fitness! Exciting times are ahead. Getting started with any new job can feel a bit intimidating
The Importance of the Fitness Industry The fitness industry is important to Australia as a source of jobs, investment, spend, innovation and physical and mental
Strength and Conditioning Coach: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) definition of Strength and Conditioning is:‘Strength and Conditioning discipline provides services in the areas of
Contrast training involves performing a strength exercise followed by a power movement similar to the strength movement. Examples: a Deadlift paired with a Broad Jump,
Low back pain (LBP) is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is often associated with costly, ineffective and sometimes harmful care. What drives disability
Exercise is commonly divided into two types; aerobic (things like running, swimming and cycling) and anaerobic exercise (weight training and activities that last less than
If you have a passion for exercise, health and fitness, perhaps you’ve thought about becoming a Certified Personal Trainer. But where to begin? It’s fairly
In your practice of strength and conditioning, what are the core principles of your philosophy when managing athletes? One of the early principles I learnt
Are you looking for a job that’s fun, flexible and rewarding? Having a career in the fitness industry could be for you. There’s an almost
Research has repeatedly proven that interval, fartlek, and repetition training should form a regular part of your weekly schedule, and will improve your race pace.
It requires 10,000 hours of specific practice for sportspeople to attain top-level success. This rule also applies to every Personal Trainer. Talent obviously also plays a
Any successful personal trainer will tell you that having a broad and loyal client base is essential. This can be challenging fresh out of the PT
Resistance training can be defined as any exercise which creates a force or muscular contraction. It also places a load onto the bones. By loading
As the demand for health and fitness-based careers continues to increase, more options are becoming available for the average person to switch jobs. In order
Strength and Conditioning: Elite athletes’ are extraordinary people that do superhuman things, right? A portion of this statement is correct, the other is debatable. Elite
Nutrition: Ever wondered how the Cristiano Ronaldo’s, Usain Bolt’s and Laura Geitz’s of the world got their bodies to look like a work of art?
Training Tips: Too often as fitness trainers we hear the excuse, “I just don’t have enough time” in relation to physical activity and/or starting an
Considering signing up, already enrolled, or just starting an online fitness course? Many find enrolling in an online course a scary proposition, as they are
Nutrition: Is it illegal for personal trainers to give nutritional advice and programming to their clients? There is a lot of attention in the
Graduate Jamie Duke explains how studying with Fit Education helped her to establish her own organisation helping troubled young people. Feeling ambitious? Study a Cert
Triple Extension and the Importance of Olympic Weightlifting. Olympic lifting is one of the oldest Olympic sports, and its variations are used by many athletes
Single Set Resistance Training – High Intensity Training (H.I.T.) is a popular training technique that has evolved since the 1970’s. It was properly advocated by
Personal Trainer Course: If you’re a fitness fanatic and cherish the impact that being fit has had on your life, then perhaps there’s a way
Endurance Training: Preparing for Endurance Events The focus of this article is the investigation into the current training methods utilised to enhance endurance running performance.
The Missing Link in the Personal Trainer’s Knowledge Why is it that some trainers have long waiting lists whilst others struggle to retain the few
Sport Psychology – Mood has an affect on exercise and sport performance. The mind set a client is in ultimately determines the results they achieve.
The human body is an intricate machine. When it’s in peak condition, mental alertness and productivity is high, performance improves. Here is an interesting story