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The FitPro 5: News bites

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Every week, we’ll bring you five short bursts of news from the world of health and fitness to keep you up to date with what’s going on…   British Rowing and British Triathlon announce grassroots partnership British Rowing and British Triathlon, the national governing bodies (NGBs) responsible for creating mass participation products Go Row Indoor [...]

The FitPro 5: News bites

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Every Tuesday we’ll bring you five short bursts of news from the world of health and fitness to keep you up to date with what’s going on. This week, we offer you a new professional standards matrix, a project that aims to help disabled people work in the industry and a huge six-day challenge for [...]

Make activity a ‘national religion’, insists ukactive

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson will today call on the government to help make physical activity a ‘national religion’ in her keynote address at the ukactive National Summit in Westminster. Grey-Thompson, chair of ukactive, will call for urgent action to tackle the UK’s mounting physical inactivity crisis, which reportedly costs £20bn each year and causes 37,000 deaths. [...]

FitPro runs the Royal Parks Half

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Last year, we reported on the Hackney Half Marathon, pounding 13.1 miles in a balmy 28ᵒC. On 8 October, we got to know Hyde Park pretty well. FitPro communications and content editor Olivia Hubbard tells us how she got on in the 2017 Royal Parks Half Marathon this month. I note that I’m a bit [...]

Athlete insight: Kate Richardson-Walsh

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FitPro caught up with the England Women’s Hockey captain after the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay in London. Kate Richardson-Walsh talks of beginnings, successes, and has plenty to say about fitness influencer, Joe Wicks.   FitPro: What do you love about the Bloomberg square Mile Relay London? KR-W: I think it’s great to get people out of the [...]

Swimming the Dart 10K

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FitPro member, Steve Barrett, has been working in the fitness industry long enough to remember when Jane Fonda’s leggings were a staple gym bag garment. He’s also clocked up a fair few races in his time, but has never done an open water swim – until now. Steve tells us that he had reached a time [...]

Training provider insight: HFE

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What style of training courses are proving most popular? We spoke to the managing director of training provider Health and Fitness Education (HFE) to find out what he thinks the current demand is.   FitPro: How do you ensure that instructors transitioning from pre-choreography to freestyle teaching have the right skills in order for them [...]

FitPro delivers successful Gray Institute workshop

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In September, FitPro and ViPR™ hosted the Chain Reaction® two-day seminar in London with Gray Institute®. Chain Reaction, now in its 29th year, is both internationally acclaimed and recognised as the longest running and most successful seminar in the movement industry. The Gray Institute event sits within the FitPro LIVE branding, and since 2014, FitPro [...]

Invictus Games Foundation

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Top image credit: Getty for The Invictus Games Foundation    As September 2017 marks the third edition of the Invictus Games, Olivia Hubbard speaks to Dominic Reid, CEO of the Invictus Games Foundation, on how the Games were created and what being part of the Invictus team means for one UK athlete. In March 2014, [...]

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