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The fitness industry is set to continue to grow and expand, with increasing numbers of job opportunities into the future. There are predictions of over 21,000 more jobs in the fitness industry over the next 5 years.
There is no denying that COVID has taken a massive toll on society and how we move forward with face-to-face jobs. The fitness industry was particularly affected, as during the national lockdowns all fitness facilities/centres and organised sports/ sporting events were closed / stopped / ceased. This proved to be an issue amongst the community as it put a stop to most of the sport for the period.
Resistance bands are one of the most simple and effective ways to complete a strength workout. They can be used in a variety of ways to train each muscle group and are more accessible than a set of dumbbells.
For beginners through to advanced strength trainers, a resistance band can provide new ways of performing exercises that will continue to challenge you.
Did you know that you may be eligible to have your past studies and/or work experience count as RPL towards the achievement of units of competency in your courses?
This means that you could be exempt from some of the unit of competencies and/or subjects in your course, and be able to complete your qualification in a shorter period of time.
Gambling in sport is defined as: “Irregularly influencing the course or result of a sports event in order to obtain advantage for oneself or for others and to remove all or part of the uncertainty normally associated with sport.’
It goes without saying that a fundamental aspect of why so many people love and enjoy sport is a belief in the fairness of the contest and the uncertainty of the outcome. When these things are compromised then sport becomes pointless.
What were the major party’s preventative health strategies? An internet search comes up with nothing. They were non-existent. We know that prevention is better than cure. Data, research, and history have continually shown a four-fold return on investment to the health budget. We know that exercise improves physical and mental health.
In this video you will learn what is like to study the Certificate III and IV in Fitness, and how long does it take to finish them and start your
So you love being in the gym. You love being fit and strong, and everything related to physical exercise and training .
Does that mean that your ideal job is being a Personal Trainer?
Everybody wants a great body, but where do you start? You might have tried the latest diet or exercise fad and lasted maybe a month. There’s so much misinformation about how to get a lean and tight body that you’re ready to give up. Don’t give up. Fitness boxing might be the last exercise program that you’ll ever need.
Within Australian sport research, there is a lack of information about women in elite coaching roles. This highlights the need for discussion and further studies that break down the disparity between male and female coaches and why this exists in the industry.
What could be better than being able to work in fitness, take that passion and turn it into a rewarding career that helps others? If you’re considering joining the Australian
Fit Education provides on-line learning and assessment opportunities for students to obtain their SIS20115 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation, SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness, SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness and SIS50321 Diploma
Video Blog: #1. Help your teen decide what to do after Year 12: Is a Career in Fitness the right choice?
Super Deal 2021 for Year 12 graduates We are offering an exclusive super deal for all Year 12 graduates in 2021. It is a limited time deal and will run
Registration for Students studying their group fitness and personal training certification It is recommended to join a registered body whilst you are studying. AusActive offers a student registration, including insurance, while you
The Australian Skate Federation (ASF) awards celebrated pro skateboarder Tommy Fynn with $15,000 Scholarship to study Diploma of Sport with Fit Education.
Sept 1st 2021 at JF O’Grady Memorial Park in Brisbane, Donny Fraser, ASF Director, presented Tommy Fynn with a Scholarship Award valued at $15,000 to study a Diploma of Sport. This
Parents worry. That’s what we do. Sometimes we worry without a reason, and sometimes there is. There are specific moments in the lives of our children that we must be
Become a fitness professional in Australia: So, you’re thinking about becoming a fitness professional! Like us, you’re probably a little crazy, I mean, passionate, about health, exercise and everything in
So, you’re eager to start your new career in fitness! Exciting times are ahead. Getting started with any new job can feel a bit intimidating at times. A lot of
The Importance of the Fitness Industry The fitness industry is important to Australia as a source of jobs, investment, spend, innovation and physical and mental health. The fitness industry primarily
Strength and Conditioning Coach: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) definition of Strength and Conditioning is:‘Strength and Conditioning discipline provides services in the areas of speed, agility, endurance, strength, stability,
Contrast training involves performing a strength exercise followed by a power movement similar to the strength movement. Examples: a Deadlift paired with a Broad Jump, or Bench Press paired with
Low back pain (LBP) is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is often associated with costly, ineffective and sometimes harmful care. What drives disability and poor care? Unhelpful beliefs
Exercise is commonly divided into two types; aerobic (things like running, swimming and cycling) and anaerobic exercise (weight training and activities that last less than approximately one minute, such as
If you have a passion for exercise, health and fitness, perhaps you’ve thought about becoming a Certified Personal Trainer. But where to begin? It’s fairly easy to get into the
In your practice of strength and conditioning, what are the core principles of your philosophy when managing athletes? One of the early principles I learnt to develop when managing athletes
Are you looking for a job that’s fun, flexible and rewarding? Having a career in the fitness industry could be for you. There’s an almost endless list of career paths,
Research has repeatedly proven that interval, fartlek, and repetition training should form a regular part of your weekly schedule, and will improve your race pace. The benefits of this type
It requires 10,000 hours of specific practice for sportspeople to attain top-level success. This rule also applies to every Personal Trainer. Talent obviously also plays a role, and is taken into
Any successful personal trainer will tell you that having a broad and loyal client base is essential. This can be challenging fresh out of the PT course. Don’t worry — we’re
Resistance training can be defined as any exercise which creates a force or muscular contraction. It also places a load onto the bones. By loading our bones through resistance training
As the demand for health and fitness-based careers continues to increase, more options are becoming available for the average person to switch jobs. In order to be hired by any
Strength and Conditioning: Elite athletes’ are extraordinary people that do superhuman things, right? A portion of this statement is correct, the other is debatable. Elite athletes often produce phenomenal standards
Nutrition: Ever wondered how the Cristiano Ronaldo’s, Usain Bolt’s and Laura Geitz’s of the world got their bodies to look like a work of art? Or it might simply just
Training Tips: Too often as fitness trainers we hear the excuse, “I just don’t have enough time” in relation to physical activity and/or starting an exercise program. Yes if you
Considering signing up, already enrolled, or just starting an online fitness course? Many find enrolling in an online course a scary proposition, as they are worried they won’t be able
Nutrition: Is it illegal for personal trainers to give nutritional advice and programming to their clients? There is a lot of attention in the media recently on qualifications and
Graduate Jamie Duke explains how studying with Fit Education helped her to establish her own organisation helping troubled young people. Feeling ambitious? Study a Cert 3 and 4 in Fitness
Triple Extension and the Importance of Olympic Weightlifting. Olympic lifting is one of the oldest Olympic sports, and its variations are used by many athletes around the world today. This
Single Set Resistance Training – High Intensity Training (H.I.T.) is a popular training technique that has evolved since the 1970’s. It was properly advocated by Arthur Jones, the founder of
Personal Trainer Course: If you’re a fitness fanatic and cherish the impact that being fit has had on your life, then perhaps there’s a way for you to turn this
Endurance Training: Preparing for Endurance Events The focus of this article is the investigation into the current training methods utilised to enhance endurance running performance. The article will include a
The Missing Link in the Personal Trainer’s Knowledge Why is it that some trainers have long waiting lists whilst others struggle to retain the few clients they have? Why is
Sport Psychology – Mood has an affect on exercise and sport performance. The mind set a client is in ultimately determines the results they achieve. Some say motivation and mood
The human body is an intricate machine. When it’s in peak condition, mental alertness and productivity is high, performance improves. Here is an interesting story for you. About six months