Category: For the Trainer

Hydro-Actif – The UKs Premier Water Workout Training Programmes

Hydro-Actif – The UKs Premier Water Workout Training Programmes

Back in 2003 I attended a Hydro-Actif Instructor Course to teach Aqua Aerobics, skeptical about the effectiveness of aqua aerobics for getting fit, I went in with a very negative mind set, but the gym I was personal training out of paid for me to do the course and it was extra REPs points for […]

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FIT QUOTE – Fitness Equipment Sourcing Specialists

FIT QUOTE – Fitness Equipment Sourcing Specialists

Fit Quote are a Fitness Equipment sourcing company who also offer an affiliate programme which is great for Personal Trainers looking for an extra revenue stream. Available: Free weights Gym accessories Speed & agility equipment Combat equipment Flooring & matting Functional strength Studio equipment Cardio equipment Benches/Racks/Rigs PT Services Tel: 0845 366 4790 Web: www.fitquote.co.uk

15/07/2016 | 0 Comments More
KEY WORDS TO FITNESS

KEY WORDS TO FITNESS

KEY WORDS TO FITNESS CV (CARDIOVASCULAR) Exercise which works the heart and lungs, eg: bike, rowing or running. AEROBIC Aerobic means “with oxygen”.  Aerobic exercise is any exercise where sufficient oxygen can be breathed in to supply all the relevant muscles and allow them to continue working. ANAEROBIC Anaerobic means “without oxygen”.  Anaerobic exercise is […]

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TRAINING PRINCIPLE

TRAINING PRINCIPLE

TRAINING PRINCIPLES The F.I.T.T. Principle Of Training Can Be Applied To All Methods Of Training. FITT Means: Frequency:  The number of times each week that you train, for maximum benefit you should be doing at least 3sessions per week. Intensity:  The level of which you workout at.  This can be measured by Heart-Rate. Time:  Length […]

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DONT WASTE YOUR BREATH! GET YOUR TRAINING ON TARGET WITH EFFICIENT TRAINING METHODS

DONT WASTE YOUR BREATH! GET YOUR TRAINING ON TARGET WITH EFFICIENT TRAINING METHODS

DONT WASTE YOUR BREATH! GET YOUR TRAINING ON TARGET WITH EFFICIENT TRAINING METHODS The promise to visit a gym is for many a promise never kept, excuses of lack of time due to work and family life.  But all too often I find even the minority regular gym goers who would miss their own wedding […]

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POTTED SPORTS

POTTED SPORTS

POTTED SPORTS A potted sports event can be used to entertain and exercise physical and mental skills, strength, determination and team work. It can accommodate varying numbers of people with varying degrees of fitness and ability. It should be purposeful and carefully organised. ACTIVITIES: There are four main types of activity: Athletics, eg: long jump, […]

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RELAY RACE – THE AIMS

RELAY RACE – THE AIMS

RELAY RACE – THE AIMS The Aims of Relay Races Are: To achieve a training effect level of activity by semi continuous physical activity. To encourage competitive spirit. To encourage team spirit. To add enjoyment to physical training. Method: The aim is achieved by making participants compete against each other in small teams. Each participant […]

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QUALITIES OF A SPORTSMAN

QUALITIES OF A SPORTSMAN

QUALITIES OF A SPORTSMAN The following definition of a ‘Sportsman’ was drawn up at a meeting, representative of all ranks, lasting 5hrs at the Army School of Physical Training, Aldershot on the occasion of an INTER THEATRE OF WAR CHAMPIONSHIPS, held in the United Kingdom, in 1919, with representatives from the HOME FORCES – BRITISH […]

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CIRCUIT TRAINING

CIRCUIT TRAINING

CIRCUIT TRAINING General: In the mid 1950s a new form of progressive training for physical fitness was developed.  It was called CIRCUIT TRAINING. Two lecturers in physical education (R E Morgan & G T Adamson), from Leeds University were mainly responsible for its development in this country. Object: Circuit Training aims at the progressive development […]

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QUALITIES OF A GOOD INSTRUCTOR

QUALITIES OF A GOOD INSTRUCTOR

Qualities of a Good Instructor Although the ability to instruct varies, proficiency is only obtained by learning the technique and by practice in its application. Within these limits, instructors are MADE, not BORN. The technique of instruction, however, cannot be set out exactly.  An instructor can be shown how best to apply an exercise, how […]

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