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 [...]
Demo Circuit Class with some Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation stretches to finish off our session!
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 sponsoring the INBA Tropix Sept 2016!
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!!
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.
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 [...]
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.
"Employed within a week!!" Congratulations to Jeremy for securing his first job as a Registered Fitness Professional!
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 [...]
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
A few pics from our last day of class with our face to face students. Thanks for coming on the journey with us!
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!
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.
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!
Our friends at Fitness Australia always do a great job of presenting the scope of practice in nice clear language. You can check it out here off their website. Personal Trainer Typically works independently (may be self-employed or an employee) and may support or lead other registered exercise professionals Typically practices within a fitness facility but also in [...]
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.
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 [...]
A great Saturday was had by the Face to Face students who competed in the local CrossFit competition. The competition was to say goodbye to a well known staff member in the community, as he goes off to pursue a passion of his. Pig on the Spit for Dinner!
Mid course review 2016: What have you enjoyed most about studying with Fitness Institute? 'Interaction with the other students. I feel I definitely learn more from the lectures as everyone has different experiences and ideas. Instructors are very approachable'.