11 08, 2017

Phillip Sherriff – On Overcoming Adversity….

By | 2017-08-14T09:44:46+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Phillip Sherriff – On Overcoming Adversity….

"What I don't know I'll learn. What I ain't got I'll earn." - Edmund Rice Having already achieved many personal and professional goals, Head Trainer, General Manager and part owner of Fitness Institute, Philip Sherriff has a keen interest in seeing others succeed. Whilst Philip’s Bio details his experiences as a Trainer in Townsville and Canada, [...]

29 05, 2017

Nicole Child

By | 2017-05-29T11:45:30+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nicole Child

Nicole is single mum to a beautiful 12 yr old daughter Adrienne however what makes this amazing accomplishment even bigger is the fact that Nicole was starved of oxygen at birth when the umbilical cord wrapped itself around her neck.  At 6 months old the medical profession diagnosed Cerebral palsy which means that Nicole experiences tremors [...]

27 04, 2017

Dawn Cartwright

By | 2017-04-27T23:14:49+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Dawn Cartwright

I first came across the Fitness Institute during the FILEX exhibition in Sydney where I was lucky to be offered a place in the Certificate III & IV in Fitness. During the course, I received some great support from the staff who displayed a high level of knowledge. Since completing my qualifications, I have been working [...]

17 03, 2017

Carly Allen

By | 2017-03-17T11:13:25+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Carly Allen

Personal Trainer and Business Owner of Intinite Fitness I truly am living my dream right now! Living in paradise and doing something I absolutely love.  I grew up in Auckland until I was 12, good old Dad thought it was a good idea to get out of the city to the bustling metropolis of Ngatea, where [...]

17 03, 2017

Alan Jansen

By | 2017-03-17T11:12:26+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Alan Jansen

Personal Trainer, Business Owner and Les Mills Body Attack and RPM Wow, it has been a long and challenging road to where I am now. Starting in 2008 I was 134kgs and a good kick up the butt, kick started my journey of a healthier life and to that I thank the team at My Family [...]

17 03, 2017

Jared Peever

By | 2017-03-17T11:10:29+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Jared Peever

Personal Trainer at Jets Townsville. Completed my course with Fitness Institute this year and loved it! Sandie and Haylee have a great understanding of the industry and make it incredibly easy to understand everything. As soon as I finished my course I walked straight into a Full time job as a Personal Trainer! Thanks again guys, [...]

17 03, 2017

Tanya Carter

By | 2017-03-17T11:09:30+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Tanya Carter

Personal Trainer and Les Mills RPM and Body Pump Instructor at Coach Carter Fitness The major benefit of completing my PT training through the Fitness Institute in Townsville was the hands on experience I gained training clients in the gym under the guidance of the Instructional Staff and experienced trainers. I recommend the Fitness Institute to [...]

17 03, 2017

Brendan Cortabitarte

By | 2017-03-17T11:08:27+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Brendan Cortabitarte

Personal Trainer and CrossFit Trainer at Strand Fitness. Completing my certificate III & IV through the Fitness Institute was excellent! Great instructors to learn from whilst gaining valuable experience through training your own clients. Completing the course was the best thing I’ve done as it has given me a pathway to a new career.  I’m now [...]

17 03, 2017

Christopher Rigano

By | 2017-03-17T11:07:05+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Christopher Rigano

Sports Trainer and Rugby Union Strength and Conditioning Coach at Ignatius Park College and Rugby Union Townsville Doing my Personal Trainer Certification has enabled me to further my knowledge with my sporting teams as well as enhancing my anatomical knowledge as a Sports Trainer. The course was not only informative, but was fun as well and [...]

17 03, 2017

Kirsty Nugent

By | 2017-03-17T11:02:58+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Kirsty Nugent

Personal Trainer at Naracoorte, South Australia Getting my Cert III and IV in Fitness with the Fitness Institute has given me the tools and certification to quickly find a new job in the Fitness Industry. I run a personal training business from home and I have a gym set up with lots of great equipment and [...]

27 01, 2017

Dean Gilbert

By | 2017-04-04T11:02:00+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Dean Gilbert

My name is Dean Gilbert, I am 22 years old and thanks to the Fitness Institute, I am now a qualified personal trainer. My journey started in January of 2016 where a work colleague, who ran a boot camp outside of our core working hours, inspired me to want to do something a little different. Being [...]

11 10, 2016

Kurtis “Dingo” Pegoraro

By | 2017-01-28T00:25:40+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Kurtis “Dingo” Pegoraro

Congratulations to Fitness Institute graduate Kurtis "Dingo" Pegoraro for taking our the QLD Heavyweight Boxing Championship last Friday Night (7/10/2016) in Brisbane! Kurtis completed his Cert III & IV in Fitness with Fitness Institute in February 2011 and has since gone on to running the Corporate Box Gym.  Kurtis now has a large set of professional [...]

10 10, 2016


By | 2017-01-28T00:25:45+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on EXTENSIONS

If your time to complete the course has expired and nothing is going to stop you reaching your goal of becoming a Personal Trainer, we are here to help and you don't have to pay the full course fees again (lucky you!!). You can apply for an extension through Fitness Institute if you haven't completed your course. [...]

6 10, 2016

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching

By | 2017-01-28T19:18:45+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Categories: Mobility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is an advanced form of flexibility training that involves both the stretching and contraction of the muscle group being targeted. PNF stretching was originally developed as a form of rehabilitation, and to that effect it is very effective. It is also excellent for targeting specific muscle groups, and as well as increasing [...]

6 10, 2016

Face-to-Face Students

By | 2017-03-14T15:41:21+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Face-to-Face Students

Demo Circuit Class with some Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation stretches to finish off our session!

5 10, 2016

*Success Story* Jo Scott – Optimal Body Fitness

By | 2017-01-28T00:25:48+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on *Success Story* Jo Scott – Optimal Body Fitness

Empowering you with tools to succeed! Jo Scott is  the owner of Optimal Body Fitness in North QLD and if the past is anything to go by, the future is looking very bright!! Jo is specialising in empowering women and passing on the right balance of fitness and healthy eating in order to achieve the best results! Fitness [...]

29 09, 2016

Night time lunging warriors!

By | 2017-03-18T08:50:38+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Night time lunging warriors!

Our current face-to-face students doing some practical activities in last nights class. Can't believe week 2 is done and dusted, time fly's when you are having fun!!  

27 09, 2016

Rhiannon Schreiber-Blattner

By | 2017-03-18T08:51:10+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Rhiannon Schreiber-Blattner

A big congratulations to Rhiannon on completing her Certificate 3&4 in Fitness. Rhiannon was able to secure a job before her course completion and now she takes her career to the next level.