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