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Monthly Archives: July 2014

  1. 10 Steps To Growing Your Fitness Business

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    Ever wondered how to attract more customers to your business? What the growing trends are in the fitness industry? Or do you want tools to help you market your work more effectively?

    REPs are delighted to announce that we have worked in partnership with eventbrite to answer all of these questions and to investigate how this free service can help you improve your business.

    So whether you train 1-2-1 or, have group classes, we hope that you will find this britepaper resource of use.

    Download the britepaper here.

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  2. Does anyone still use a fitness tracker?

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    New research has recently come out examining as to why nearly one in three people ditch fitness trackers shortly after buying them. Researchers from IDC Health Insights found that better education of the benefits is key to ensuring more outcomes and usage between consumers and their wearables.

    The report, Perspective: The Consumer Experience — Why Consumers Stop Using Fitness Trackers, examined products from a range of companies, including Gruve Technologies, Fitbit, FitLinxx and BodyMedia. 

    The author found fitness trackers can play a key role in health and wellness programmes, but are only effective if the user is fully aware of what data the tracker will provide and how this can be used to change behaviour and achieve

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  3. REPs South East Convention kicks off with a bang

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    Taking place at London’s Excel Centre (18th & 19th July), yesterday was the first day of our South East Convention and certainly kicked off with a bang!

    Firstly we’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who has attended today, we really hope you enjoyed your day and look forward to hearing your feedback in the coming weeks.


    The day started with a welcoming introduction from our Compliance and Standards Manager Robert Wilkie who updated with members with the latest new from REPs.


    REPs members then had a choice of 10 fantastic lectures and workshops to attend throughout the day including our Key note speech, t

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  4. 5 reasons to attend the South East Convention

    With just one week to go until this year’s South East Convention (18th and 19th July), which will be taking place in association with FitPro at London’s Excel Centre, we thought we’d let you know about the great opportunities a REPs convention can offer! 

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    CPD Points

    Gain three Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points for attending the Conference.

    CPD is recognised by professional bodies, clients and employers. Gaining CPD certification indicates that you are mai

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  5. Calling all Personal Trainers! Life Fitness has begun its search for top global Trainers

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    Life Fitness has opened nominations for its world’s best Personal Trainers to Watch competition, in partnership with the International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals (ICREPs), EuropeActive, Life Fitness Academy and the American Council on Exercise® (ACE®).

     

    We are delighted to be supporting this year’s competition and highly encourage our members to take part, as many of you may remember that REPs member Kim Ingleby one the coveted prize last year.

     

    Now in its fourth year, the Persona

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