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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 |2019-09-19T09:58:53+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 [...]

21 08, 2019

Business Admin to PT

By |2019-08-22T11:03:35+10:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Business Admin to PT

Need a career change? Become a personal trainer and help make a difference to the lives of others in your community... Specialise in a range of different markets for example, outdoor fitness, working with children, sporting teams and even athletes! Make The Change - today! See Fitness Institute's full range of courses [...]

21 08, 2019

Plumber to PT

By |2019-09-03T12:28:06+10:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Plumber to PT

Thinking of a career change? If you live in Townsville, North QLD, you have the opportunity to enrol in our face to face courses at Fitness Institute Headquarters in the CBD. Fitness Institute is the only locally owned Registered Training Organisation and we also offer the Certificate III Guarantee and Certificate III Guarantee Boost for [...]

21 08, 2019

Some of our N.Q. Success Stories

By |2019-08-23T10:40:24+10:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Some of our N.Q. Success Stories

Thinking of a career change? If you live in Townsville, North QLD, you have the opportunity to enrol in our face to face courses at Fitness Institute Headquarters in the CBD. Fitness Institute is the only locally owned Registered Training Organisation and we also offer the Certificate III Guarantee and Certificate III Guarantee Boost for [...]

21 08, 2019

Emily De Rooy – a uni gap year well spent!

By |2019-09-12T17:34:50+10:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Emily De Rooy – a uni gap year well spent!

Having been interested in becoming a personal trainer for quite a while before taking the opportunity to enrol in a course during a uni gap year, Emily found the Certificate III & IV in Fitness was good preparation for starting her Exercise Physiologist qualification... This is Emily's story.... Emily has been active her whole [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2 07, 2019

Edith’s Story – Positivity & Persistence!

By |2019-07-24T10:15:17+10:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Edith’s Story – Positivity & Persistence!

It's not just that Edith has halved her body weight through diet and exercise and it's not just that Edith has been battling her own life threatening health crisis whilst continuing to care for others. This is all about how, through it all, Edith has maintained her belief in the value of being positive, persistent [...]

28 06, 2019

Pain and Exercise Prescription with Allied Health Professional and PT Alex Rojas

By |2019-07-24T10:15:57+10:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Pain and Exercise Prescription with Allied Health Professional and PT Alex Rojas

  We'd like to thank Alex Rojas for coming to chat with our Personal Trainers and Certificate III & IV students at Fitness Institute Headquarters on Saturday!  Such a wealth of experience and so much learned! Alex believes it is essential to know the history, in order to understand the origin of the pain or condition [...]

18 06, 2019

Demand for Fitness Instructors continues to rise!

By |2019-06-18T14:33:22+10:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Demand for Fitness Instructors continues to rise!

There's never been a better time to consider a full or part time career in the Sports, Fitness and Recreation Industry. We're seeing lots of information lately about the "exponential growth" of the fitness sector due to an overall increase in health consciousness and need to move in our communities. Figures provided by Fitness Australia show [...]

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