Tag: fitness industry

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 [...]

Nutrition for injury recovery

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The right food and supplements can speed injury recovery. This is important — but often ignored according to Dr John Berardi of Precision Nutrition. Berardi says that most trainers, coaches, nutritionists and therapists understand that nutrition can play a role in injury recovery. However, he believes that very few people know how to use food [...]

There’s more to life than a pert backside

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Fitpro magazine’s deputy editor Aislinn Kelly enthuses about the fitness industry’s shifting focus from pert bottoms and washboard stomachs to successfully using exercise as therapy.   More to life It’s encouraging that, as an industry, we’re shifting some focus towards exercise in a therapeutic sense and – as I find when I speak to PTs [...]

The death of fitness

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After 25 years in the fitness industry and having dedicated more than half my life to making people happier, healthier and fitter, I see the ruins of greatness around me, says Donatello Pisani. The fitness industry is dead! Fitness has failed us all. Unfortunately, what could have been and what really is are planets apart. [...]