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Monthly Archives: September 2019

  1. New qualification increases employability of those pursuing career in health and fitness industry

    The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) have given their stamp of recognition to a new fitness qualification from Pearson – one of the UK’s largest awarding organisations.

    Pearson have announced that 4 brand new BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Sport suites are available to teach right away. This includes the Sport, Fitness and Personal Training qualification, which meets the membership entry requirements for REPs and means learners can join the UK’s largest register of fitness professionals after graduating from the course.

    Certification is a fantastic entry point to the health and fitness profession, allowing progression to roles such as Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer.

    The new suites are geared towards exciting, fast-growing areas of the sport industry, and have all been dev

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  2. You are never too old to get fit

    Somebody once said that youth is wasted on the young, well they were right and that’s because they have nothing to compare it against.

    As a person who has kept fit all my life, the prospect of retirement was something I regarded as being bit of a mystery tour, but not in a good way. I don’t see myself as being old and I couldn’t see any good reason why I should stop doing any of the things I’ve done in the past. So, as I moved more towards the idea of part-time work, I thought it would be a great opportunity to set aside more time for keeping fit.

    However, there seemed to be a lot of stuff out there telling me that I needed to be careful and that exercising at my age might even be dangerous!

    Benefits of staying fit

    Society certainly seems to reflect this thinking; recent stats show approximately 3

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