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Test Your Fitness Levels

Test Your Fitness Levels

Whether you’re a complete beginner or if you’ve been hitting the gym/training consistently progression is what keeps us moving forward. Sure, visible weight loss is great, as well as body measurements. But what about trying these 4 methods to test your fitness levels?

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Fitness for Beginners – 5 Important Steps

Fitness for Beginners

For whatever reason you decide today is the day you are going to get into shape. No more dreading social functions because you never feel comfortable in clothes. Not hating what you see when you look in the mirror and certainly no more feeling like people are commenting behind your back about your weight and shape. Only thing now, is how are you going to do it? Well, we’ve put together 5 steps for fitness for beginners to help you be successful.

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Power Club Training

Power Club Training

Like Kettlebell training, “Indian club” or power club training as it’s now more commonly referred to has been around for a very long time. First recorded use reaches back to late 18th century used by wrestlers in Egypt, Persia and the rest of the Middle East.

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Common Mistakes Personal Trainers Make

mistakes personal trainers make

Whether you’re just starting in the industry or have been working with years of experience as a personal trainer, there are many mistakes that you might not even be aware that you’re making. This is easily done while working hard to help clients improve their fitness levels and reach their goals. We’ll discuss a few of the common mistakes personal trainers make.

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Fuelling for Physical Activity

Fuelling for Physical Activity

Think of your body as a vehicle. Just like the engine needs oil to run smoothly and overall the car needs petrol to power itself around. So does your body. Just as important as fuelling for physical activity is the type of food/drink you choose to use.

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3 Reasons Why Rest is Important

3 Reasons Why Rest is Important

While it can be hard sometimes to get ourselves into the gym. Or even lace up the trainers to head out for a run. For others when they’re on a run of consistent training or for beginners they may be convinced that taking a rest day is detrimental to what they’re training to achieve. We’re going to help you understand why rest is important.

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FITT Principle of Training for clients

FITT Principle of Training

Getting the best out of a training program either for yourself or a client of yours is key. Considering your standard methods of training i.e. specificity, progression, overload and reversibility is something that is taken for granted. But sometimes when tailoring programs, we forget about the individuality of the client. This is where the FITT principle of training comes into play.

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5 Books Personal Trainers Should Read

Books personal trainers should read

Thanks to the Internet information everywhere and even more accessible. As you may be aware the official personal trainer qualifications are just the starting point. It’s your responsibility to continue your learning once qualified. We often make recommendations on books personal trainers should read.

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Benefits of eLearning

Benefits of eLearning

In a time when information is so readily available and the resources for learning are more accessible than ever before. It’s understandable that people want to learn in a modern flexible manner. Nexus Training understands the benefits of eLearning and how it can help students who have busy lifestyles. Juggling full-time jobs alongside family and social commitments. That’s why we base our courses around a solid eLearning platform.

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