Tag Archive for: Exercise

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The (Pedal) Power of Unexpected Friendship

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one.' - C.S. Lewis Generally, I enjoy spending time alone, and I believe that it's healthy to be content in your own company.…

Season 2 of The Health First Podcast

Season 2 of The Health First Podcast with Naomi McArdle is now LIVE Click the Link Below to Listen   Season 2 Podcasts Health First Team PTI
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Health and Fitness Myths

A lot of "evidence" regularly does the sounds suggesting things about health and fitness that are very widely believed. Today, we thought we'd look at a couple of them and some real evidence to debunk these myths. Morning Workouts are best It…

PTI Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training

In January 2021 we will be launching the new version of our PTI Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training in line with the new UK Standards set out by CIMSPA. This is an incredible opportunity for anyone who is looking to get involved…
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ACE Fitness

On our most recent Podcast, Naomi had a chat with Anthony J. Wall from ACE Fitness about his nonlinear journey in the health and fitness industry and how research based qualifications are essential! The American Council on Exercise is a non-profit…
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Physical Activity and Disability

Physical Activity has experienced a vast increase in marketing in the last few years, with several different initiatives and campaigns aimed to get different groups involved with organised and personal activities, such as children or groups…
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Pandemic Exercise & Mental Health

Post-Lockdown there has been a lot of discussion online around the aspects of our life that have slipped away from our control.  A lot of people feel like they have lost their motivation to do anything. We’ve watched our screen time on our…

31 Days of Learning

31 Days of Learning I hope January has been kind to you and 2018 is inviting you to be the best version of yourself. At the end of December I read that training matchmaker were running a challenge called LearnuaryNI and I thought “Hmmm that…
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Sickly Sweet: Prevalence and Diagnosis of Diabetes

Diabetes is a growing problem.  More people than ever before are being diagnosed and as Personal Trainers, we have an opportunity to help this population of clients who are often left without help or hope!   SO......last weekend…