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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 [...]

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.

26 09, 2016

FITNESS INSTITUTE IS MOVING!!!

By | 2017-03-18T08:53:46+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on FITNESS INSTITUTE IS MOVING!!!

A Townsville first, The Health Hub will be coming to you in 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. Fast forward to [...]

23 09, 2016

Nathan Mellor

By | 2017-01-28T00:26:04+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nathan Mellor

Course Review 2016: 'Where do you see your fitness career heading after completing your studies?' I would like to work as a personal trainer to learn as much as I can before running my own business.

20 09, 2016

Jeremy Wearne

By | 2017-03-18T08:54:54+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Jeremy Wearne

"Employed within a week!!" Congratulations to Jeremy for securing his first job as a Registered Fitness Professional!

19 09, 2016

Paul Sheppard

By | 2017-01-28T00:26:10+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Paul Sheppard

Course Review 2016: What have you enjoyed most about studying with Fitness Institute during the face to face course? What I have enjoyed in the course is meeting people who have the same passion and interest as me and also the practical assessments that have brought me outside my comfort zone! Course Completion Review - January [...]

16 09, 2016

Peter Brandt

By | 2017-01-28T00:26:13+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Peter Brandt

Course Review 2016: 'What was your motivation behind wanting to study Cert III/IV in Fitness?' To formalize my years of personal learning and help others in fitness. The 20 years experience in Martial Arts has helped towards having the motivation to complete the course. Graduation Photo - January 2017

13 09, 2016

Class of 2016!

By | 2017-03-18T08:55:53+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Class of 2016!

  A few pics from our last day of class with our face to face students. Thanks for coming on the journey with us!

13 09, 2016

Ty Cross

By | 2017-03-17T10:36:23+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Ty Cross

Course Review 2016:  'What was your motivation behind wanting to study Cert III/IV in Fitness?' I love going to gym and after I lost weight and how I felt after losing it I felt that I could help people feel how I felt!

9 09, 2016

Mel Booth

By | 2017-03-17T10:38:14+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Mel Booth

Course Review 2016: '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.  

6 09, 2016

Damon Smith

By | 2017-03-17T10:39:46+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Damon Smith

Course Review 2016: 'What have you enjoyed most about studying with Fitness Institute during the face to face course?' Always a positive environment to be in, everyone is willing to help each other we are like a big family!

31 08, 2016

Sarah Steinegg

By | 2017-03-17T10:40:35+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sarah Steinegg

Course Review 2016: 'What have you enjoyed most about studying with Fitness Institute during the face to face course?' Working and learning with fellow classmates and I have really enjoyed learning about nutrition, diet and anatomy.

31 08, 2016

Riley Brereton

By | 2017-03-17T10:41:02+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Riley Brereton

Course Review 2016: 'What was your motivation behind wanting to study Cert III/IV in Fitness I wanted to take a passion of mine to further heights. I saw this as a gateway to my future career.

26 08, 2016

Sarah Collins

By | 2017-08-10T08:50:35+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Sarah Collins

Name: Sarah Collins Position: Administration How long have you been with Fitness Institute? Just getting started! Qualified in: Completing Certificate III & IV in Fitness, Cert III in Business Interesting fact: I was a cheer leader 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 [...]

19 08, 2016

Get to know Face to Face course Lecturer/Assessor- Janine Smith

By | 2017-03-18T09:06:47+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Get to know Face to Face course Lecturer/Assessor- Janine Smith

Name: Janine Smith Position: Master lecturer and assessor:  Face to face courses Marital status: Married with 2 children, and 2 step children 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 [...]