Kristine Beissner

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About Kristine Beissner

Role with Fitness Institute: Training and Compliance Co-ordination, Program Development and Assessment Qualification and Experience: Bachelor of Communication, Diploma of Fitness, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment with over 30 years experience in the Sport, Fitness and Recreation industry....
14 01, 2020

Satisfaction with VET training remains High!

By |2020-01-14T12:30:08+10:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Satisfaction with VET training remains High!

As a Registered Training Organisation delivering VET courses, the team at Fitness Institute were very pleased to hear of a recent report conducted by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) which shows student satisfaction with Vocational Education Training (VET) continues to be high!   Based on results obtained from the 2018 National Student Outcomes [...]

13 01, 2020

Are your Fitness Goals SMART?

By |2020-01-13T13:37:47+10:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: FITNESS TESTING, News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Are your Fitness Goals SMART?

Setting goals increases your motivation and when you're motivated, you achieve your goals quicker!    There are three main reasons to set firm goals: Develop new skills and strategies to improve performance Focus attention on a specific task Increase motivation, through intrinsic (internal) and extrinsic (external) rewards To maintain a high level of motivation with your [...]

10 12, 2019

Ready to become a Trainer and Assessor?

By |2019-12-11T07:35:11+10:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Ready to become a Trainer and Assessor?

So, you’ve achieved a lot in your Sport, Fitness and Recreation career - you’ve overcome challenges, worked hard, collected an incredible library of stories to share, honed your craft, attended lots of courses and conventions, met many amazing, inspiring people, developed resilience and learned lots and lots of personal and professional lessons…. Perhaps you’ve earned [...]

26 11, 2019

Simplying the One Rep Max Equation

By |2019-11-27T08:17:04+10:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: FITNESS TESTING, News|Comments Off on Simplying the One Rep Max Equation

Determining and testing One Repetition Maximum (1RM), which is the amount of weight you can lift only once, helps to work out specific load settings when designing effective strength training programs.... Knowing your 1RM also helps with knowing how effective and efficient your training routine is over time and assesses the progress you are making..... You [...]

12 11, 2019

How well do you know the Australian Physical Activity Guidelines?

By |2019-11-12T13:51:37+10:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on How well do you know the Australian Physical Activity Guidelines?

Despite the speed and volume of information at our fingertips, it's often surprising to hear just how many people are unaware of the Australian Physical Activity Guidelines.  Particularly when it comes to strength-building activities... Australia's Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines and the Australian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines are as follows:  Ages 5-17 yos: 60 minutes or [...]

29 10, 2019

Physical Literacy – what is it & why is it important?

By |2019-10-29T15:14:26+10:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Physical Literacy – what is it & why is it important?

The importance of being ‘physically literate’ is just as profound as being literate in reading, language and numeracy - Clearing House for Sport and Physical Activity.  It’s a term we are hearing more and more, but did you know the concept of physical literacy hails back to the 90’s? The International Physical Literacy Association, points [...]

24 09, 2019

WHO has a vision of a more active world!

By |2019-09-24T10:05:48+10:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on WHO has a vision of a more active world!

The goal is to reduce physical inactivity by 10% in 2025 and 15% 2030 - are you in? Driven by the impact of inactivity and the knowledge regular physical activity has been proven to help prevent and treat diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, breast and colon cancer as well as prevent hypertension, overweight [...]

10 09, 2019

Fast Track your Fitness Studies!

By |2019-09-12T10:01:45+10:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Fast Track your Fitness Studies!

“Even if you‘re on the right track, you‘ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers Study with the support and guidance of Fitness Institute’s team of qualified study coaches who will only give you help with all of your assessment tasks and give extensive feedback on all of your submissions, they can observe and sign off on [...]

10 09, 2019

Careers in Fitness

By |2020-01-16T14:51:59+10:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Careers in Fitness

A career in fitness can take you down many paths and this is no more evident than with Fitness Institute's Careers team. We recently caught up with Tynique, Sarah, Caitlyn and Jana to ask them what attracted them to a career in the fitness  industry! Meet the team making fitness careers a Fitness Career! [...]

27 08, 2019

Fitness Business Expertise – Quality Service

By |2019-08-29T08:31:01+10:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Fitness Business Expertise – Quality Service

There's something about this quote that just resonates.. "If you have a goal to deliver an experience so great that the customer will return and recommend you, then you're on the path to success." - Shep Hyken An experience is many things... In terms of customer service, it's the impression we make on others - an [...]

16 08, 2019

Our Top Ten Quotes for Mentors!

By |2019-08-28T12:08:17+10:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Our Top Ten Quotes for Mentors!

We are so fortunate to be in an industry where motivating, supporting and lifting others is ingrained in its people focused culture. Mentors are not only essential to the growth of the sport, fitness and recreation industry, they are essential to the training and development of our next generation of instructors, trainers, service [...]

15 08, 2019

Diploma of Fitness = Top Priority Industry Skills!

By |2019-08-16T09:27:06+10:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Diploma of Fitness = Top Priority Industry Skills!

Good news for those studying the Diploma of Fitness! Not only is the Diploma of Fitness qualification highly sought after by Registered Training Organisations delivering fitness qualifications for roles such as Presenting, Training and Assessment, the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) recently highlighted several "top priority" skills required across the Sport, Fitness and Recreation industries [...]

1 08, 2019

It’s Fitness Institute’s Tenth Anniversary!

By |2019-08-02T09:21:26+10:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on It’s Fitness Institute’s Tenth Anniversary!

Fitness Institute Celebrates Ten Years!  That's 120 months, 522 weeks, 3652 days, 878600 hours, 5258880 minutes and 315567360 seconds of helping people Embrace the Opportunity, Boost their Skills and Make the Change to a fitter, healthier lifestyle and career! Time sure flies when you're having fun, taking action, keeping moving and getting stronger!  From very [...]

29 07, 2019

Tricep Dip Machine – plate loaded

By |2019-07-29T10:51:50+10:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Tricep Dip Machine – plate loaded

Using a Tricep Dip machine is an effective way to strengthen the muscles on the back of the arms as well as shoulders and chest. Learn how to perform this popular exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if [...]

25 07, 2019

Seated Calf Raise

By |2019-07-25T11:02:47+10:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Seated Calf Raise

A seated calf raise effectively isolates and strengthens the soleus muscle, the smaller calf muscle underneath the larger gastrocnemius muscle. This is because the knees need to be bent in order to engage the soleus.  Learn how to perform this movement with the team at Fitness Institute! Remember to seek the advice of [...]

25 07, 2019

Single Leg Lunge

By |2019-07-25T10:46:54+10:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Single Leg Lunge

A lunge is a single-leg movement working hips, glutes, quads, hamstrings, core and inner thigh. Lunges help develop lower-body strength and endurance, and can be effective at evening out muscle imbalances. Learn how to perform a single leg or Split Lunge using a Hammer Strength machine with the team at Fitness Institute! Remember [...]

22 07, 2019

Leg Press-Machine

By |2019-07-24T09:55:58+10:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Gym Exercises|Tags: , |Comments Off on Leg Press-Machine

A staple in the gym environment the horizontal Leg Press Machine is a great way to work the thigh and glute muscles. Learn how to perform this popular exercise with the team at Fitness Institute! Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if you are new [...]

16 07, 2019

Ethan’s Story – turning a pastime into a career!

By |2019-08-23T11:47:28+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Ethan’s Story – turning a pastime into a career!

With a background in college rugby league, then afterwards, Rugby Union, Ethan enrolled into the Certificate III & IV in Fitness to be able take his enjoyment of sports, strength and conditioning training into a career. Ethan is keen help people with the tools they need to live their best life. Along the [...]

10 07, 2019

Start your Career in Sport, Fitness & Recreation!

By |2019-08-23T10:44:16+10:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Start your Career in Sport, Fitness & Recreation!

Take a sneak peak into the life of a Fitness Trainer in training! Fitness Institute conduct online courses for students all around Australia looking to obtain the Certificate III and IV in Fitness, Diploma of Fitness, Group Exercise Leader and Certificate IV in Weight Management qualifications. Find out more about Fitness Institute's courses [...]

9 07, 2019

Hannah’s Story – Fitness Makes Me Happy !

By |2019-08-23T11:59:26+10:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Hannah’s Story – Fitness Makes Me Happy !

"If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you."  Finding her passion for fitness, Hannah overcame some big challenges and fell in love with CrossFit and group training whilst in high school. Inspired by some very motivated Trainers, Hannah has learned important lessons like never giving up on yourself and to keep pushing and trying [...]

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