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11 10, 2016

Kurtis “Dingo” Pegoraro – PT & Boxing title holder!

By |2018-12-14T11:34:35+10:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Kurtis “Dingo” Pegoraro – PT & Boxing title holder!

Congratulations to Fitness Institute graduate Kurtis "Dingo" Pegoraro for his win at the River City Rumble in Brisbane. Kurtis completed his Cert III & IV in Fitness with Fitness Institute in February 2011 and is currently Head Trainer at Corporate Box Gym in Ipswich. With a professional fighting career of over 10 years, Kurtis has experience with Muay [...]

6 10, 2016

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching (PNF)

By |2018-09-10T16:37:21+10:00October 6th, 2016|Categories: Mobility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching (PNF)

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 [...]

5 10, 2016

Jo Scott – Optimal Body Fitness

By |2018-09-10T16:38:23+10:00October 5th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 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 [...]

30 09, 2016

INBA Tropix 2016

By |2018-09-10T16:39:26+10:00September 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on INBA Tropix 2016

Phil and Sarah at the Fitness Institute sponsored INBA Tropix, Sept 2016! Learn more about our courses HERE. 

29 09, 2016

Night time lunging warriors!

By |2018-09-10T16:40:33+10:00September 29th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Night time lunging warriors!

Our 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!!!   Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as on our Online Facebook and Townsville Campus Facebook pages.   Learn more about our course HERE. 

26 09, 2016

NEW HEADQUARTERS FOR FITNESS INSTITUTE!

By |2018-09-10T16:41:42+10:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on NEW HEADQUARTERS FOR FITNESS INSTITUTE!

A Townsville first, The Health Hub opened December 2016! The Venue, formally known as The Lion Brewery was first built in 1894 by Madsen & Watson and designed by John Beauchamp Nicholson. It was later founded by Albert Lanfear and his partner Samuel Nesbitt Allen as The Lion Brewery. The building has also been a nightclub (The Venue, Play [...]

20 09, 2016

Jeremy Wearne – graduated & employed in same week!

By |2018-09-10T16:42:38+10:00September 20th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Jeremy Wearne – graduated & employed in same week!

"Employed within a week!!!" Congratulations to Jeremy for securing his first job as a Qualified Fitness Professional! Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as on our Online Facebook and Townsville Campus Facebook pages.   Learn more about our courses HERE. 

19 09, 2016

Paul Sheppard – achieving his dream!

By |2018-08-27T13:58:55+10:00September 19th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Paul Sheppard – achieving his dream!

  What have you enjoyed most about studying with Fitness Institute during the face to face course? " I enjoyed meeting people who have the same passion and interest as me and also the practical assessments that have brought me outside my comfort zone!" "When I started, confidence is what has held me back, however it [...]

13 09, 2016

A very Fitness Institute Course Wrap up!

By |2018-08-27T14:03:20+10:00September 13th, 2016|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A very Fitness Institute Course Wrap up!

Here's a few pics from our last day of class with face to face students (yes, that is an ice-bath!). We took the opportunity to ask our students what they liked about the course - see below for some of their responses.... Thanks for coming on the journey with us! Meet more Fitness Institute students [...]

9 09, 2016

Mel Booth – setting goals is essential!

By |2018-09-10T16:45:43+10:00September 9th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Mel Booth – setting goals is essential!

'Where do you see your fitness career heading after completing your studies?' I initially plan to get a job at a gym. I would love to own my CrossFit box that has its own cafe and provides advice on nutrition. Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as on our Online Facebook and Townsville Campus Facebook pages. [...]

26 08, 2016

Sarah Collins – Careers in Fitness

By |2018-09-10T16:49:30+10:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Sarah Collins – Careers in Fitness

Name: Sarah Collins Role at Fitness Institute: Careers Consultant Qualified in: Certificate III & IV in Fitness, Cert III in Business Interesting fact: I was a cheerleader for the Townsville Crocodiles. Passionate about: Dance and Fitness If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, who would you chose? My familia Why did you choose to complete your Cert [...]

19 08, 2016

Janine Smith – PT & FI Guest Presenter

By |2018-09-11T08:57:27+10:00August 19th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Janine Smith – PT & FI Guest Presenter

  Name: Janine Smith How long have you been teaching for? 12 years - started with Tafe Port Macquarie, teaching Cookery. Then Move to Townsville and taught in remote locations teaching Cookery to apprentices, eventually moving to Fitness Institute in 2015. Qualified in: Personal Training, Chef, Business Owner PT Business experience: HUB Fitness - started in 2014 which [...]

5 07, 2016

FI Students support local CrossFit competition

By |2018-09-11T09:00:48+10:00July 5th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on FI Students support local CrossFit competition

A Super Saturday was had by all Face to Face students who competed in the local CrossFit competition. The competition was to say goodbye to a well-known member of staff and the CrossFit community, as he goes off to pursue another passion.      Pig on a spit for dinner!Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as [...]

3 06, 2016

Bruce Armstrong – (video highlights)

By |2018-09-11T09:07:12+10:00June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Bruce Armstrong – (video highlights)

'The best part of my training has been the friends I have made and the classes are quite fun. I'm looking forward to actually getting employed in the fitness industry and getting my career started......' - Bruce Armstrong Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as on our Online Facebook and Townsville Campus Facebook pages. Be sure [...]

24 12, 2014

Ruby Renee Cherie – Bella Health, Fitness & PT

By |2018-09-11T09:34:10+10:00December 24th, 2014|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , |Comments Off on Ruby Renee Cherie – Bella Health, Fitness & PT

Course: Cert III and IV in Fitness Method: Online Graduated: December, 2014 Mentors: Kate, Shaun, Chantelle. New Career: Currently studying Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics at The University of Sydney. Owner of Bella Health-Fitness and Personal Training Testimonial: Fitness Institute’s course enabled me to apply the knowledge [...]

7 06, 2014

Meet some of our 2014 Graduates!

By |2018-09-11T10:53:45+10:00June 7th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Meet some of our 2014 Graduates!

A big congratulations to our latest graduates! We are just about to let this bunch out into the wild! They had their last practical session today with an intense workout followed by some cold water immersion (AKA an Ice Bath) to help with their recovery. Well done to Reuben, Dylan, Alex, Jarred, Jason, Dani, Bec, Jacob, Adam [...]

12 05, 2014

Amazing Race Townsville – video highlights!

By |2018-09-11T10:55:16+10:00May 12th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Amazing Race Townsville – video highlights!

Thanks to the Fitness Institute Crew who helped out at the recent Strand Fitness Amazing Race which is part of the club's 12 week Challenge schedule! Be sure to check out our YouTube Channel and Video page to see more Fitness Institute videos! FI Students at the Amazing Race See more on our Fitness and Health [...]

23 05, 2013

Introduction to Power Lifting

By |2019-04-24T14:02:40+10:00May 23rd, 2013|Categories: News, Strength Exercises|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Introduction to Power Lifting

FI Students helping at Powerlifting Comp Be sure to check out our YouTube Channel and Video page to see our latest videos! Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if you are new to exercise or have an injury or medical condition to consider. Learn how to test [...]

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