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Which Awarding Body? – Active IQ Qualifications or YMCA Awards?

Which Awarding Body, Active IQ Qualifications or YMCA Awards_

How do I choose which awarding body is best for me?

Awarding bodies (such as Active IQ) certify all manner of health and fitness qualifications. These awarding bodies are responsible for monitoring the quality of delivery as well as the topics and material which is being taught by the training providers. Registration and certification of learners are also carried out by the awarding bodies. Active IQ and YMCA awards are the two biggest awarding bodies in the fitness industry and as a result, are recognised across the UK and worldwide.

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Top 8 Health and Fitness Podcasts

Health and Fitness Podcasts

Last year we shared our recommended podcasts for fitness professionals. We decided a new post was needed with fresh and recommended podcasts. This year we’ve decided to increase our list to the top 8 health and fitness podcasts

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Suspension Training for Clients

Suspension Training for Clients

Suspension training is an excellent training concept designed to give an all over workout with just the one piece of equipment. They have pride of place in many gyms. Attached to hooks or if the space permits groups of suspension kit attached to a rig set up. Find out why more personal trainers are using suspension training for clients.

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Which Protein Powder is Best?

Which Protein Powder is Best?

There is no denying it. Everyone has an idea of what protein is. Popularity for it as a supplement has never been higher. However, with the boom of the supplement industry, it’s become a bit of a struggle to decide which protein powder is best for you.

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How To Choose A Personal Trainer

How to choose a personal Trainer

Whether you’re taking the first step or the next steps in your fitness journey working with a great personal trainer can be the difference between you exceeding your goals or giving up because of lack of motivation or through injury. We’ve written a few things about how to choose a personal trainer which will hopefully see you smash your current goals and on a new committed fitness path.

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Getting Started as a Personal Trainer

Getting started as a personal trainer

Getting started as a Personal Trainer

OK, so you have the qualifications to proudly call yourself a personal trainer, but now what? It’s possible that you were so focused on working towards your qualifications that you didn’t give much thought to what the next steps would be. Nexus Training has got your back! We’ll share some information about getting started as a personal trainer.

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Personal Trainer Consultation

Personal Trainer Consultation

It’s an important part of a personal trainer’s toolkit however, few trainers maximise the time available and ask the key questions. Rather they just seemingly work down a “check-list” asking the same questions they ask all prospective clients without deviating based on the answers given. We’ll explore the personal trainer consultation, giving existing or soon to be trainers something to think about with their future contact with new clients.

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5 Tips to Become an Online Personal Trainer

5 tips to become an online personal trainer

We shop online, play video games online and stream our movies online so why not use an online personal trainer? Working hours are getting longer and with trying to balance family and work commitments it’s no surprise that people are turning to online personal trainers to help them keep an eye on their fitness routines.

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