Tag: PT

Setting up a fitness retreat

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Fitness retreats are booming, with many clients ditching their usual beach escapes for holistic health getaways. Could retreats add a profitable dimension to your PT or group exercise business? Olivia Hubbard investigates. Check out our recent blog for some more fitness holiday inspo http://www.fitpro.com/blog/find-your-active-holiday/ Paula Kerr, a fitness instructor and journalist, set up her fitness [...]

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. [...]

Run for 60

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Olivia Hubbard from Team FitPro shares her training snippet in preparation for the 60 Minute Challenge in support of the NSPCC. How far can she run in 60 minutes? “Make it your best hour,” is what the NSPCC is saying in accordance with its 60 Minute Challenge, which seeks to raise pivotal funds for the [...]

Niche work if you can get it

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Why be a run-of-the-mill, middle-of-the-road PT when you can find a niche and feed your passion? Craig O’Toole details how. Up until September 2013 I was running Craig O’Toole Personal Training – to all intents and purposes a run-of-the-mill PT business. I worked with anyone who came my way, from athletes to ladies that lunch [...]