April 5, 2018

Basically this came to me this morning as I shovelled boiling hot eggs into my face, burning the skin off the roof of my mouth but not stopping. Apparently that's the kind of person I am these days - a human hoover! Chances are this blog is going to end up more a rambl...

March 29, 2018

We all know that resistance training is going to be the single class to bring the most physical benefit to our participants.... cardio is great and it makes people feel good, but if they REALLY want to see the results then they need to add in something a little less fa...

March 27, 2018

Creating your own freestyle classes can be a daunting prospect. And I will not deny I LOVE teaching pre-choreographed workouts, they inspire me, help me to think of new moves and variations and take a lot of the effort out of planning! However sometimes, I like to offe...

March 16, 2018

It's a tough one. A lot of us start off with a cardio style class, quite often dance fitness or an aerobics style format. After all, it's basically what the ETM teaches us how to do. The smattering of resistance training covered on the L2 qualification does not leave m...

March 13, 2018

So we've all been there right, that humiliating moment that happens in front of a roomful of people! I'm just hear to lay my shit bare in the hope that it makes you feel a little better about your own! 

1. Flipped a tit out half way through Zumba

Yup. It was my whole nip...

March 8, 2018

 1. SAY NO

To the class we don't want to take on , to the crap rates from some facilities, to the person who gave a positive PAR-Q and we don't think we are insured to teach, we constantly feel under pressure to say yes. I think it's a general human quality that is ma...

March 7, 2018

Every single fitpro in the land can tell the difference between someone who can't make their session and are TRULY gutted about it OR if they are just pretending to themselves that they have a valid reason to bunk their sweatsesh! 

The real reason why it bothers us if w...

January 22, 2018

I'm not here to blow smoke up your ass.... in an ideal world everyone would have extra ordinary levels of motivation, pay a specialist Personal Trainer for a personalised and completely adapted program that would fit their exact needs and they would go and do it regard...

January 14, 2018

You want to lose a little weight, to get a little healthier, to feel like you have a spring in your step. But the thought of religiously counting calories (or indeed macros) every day fills you with dread..... I mean life is for living right, and the last time you coun...

December 5, 2017

We love you guys a lot.... a lot a lot a lot.... you enable us to have the BEST job in the WORLD! We stand up there in front of you all, watching you smash your fitness goals and we feel truly lucky. I think most people agree that the joys of group exercise come from t...

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