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How much should a personal trainer in the UK charge?

Newly qualified personal trainers (PTs) face what can be a daunting question when they first start out: how much should I charge? From projecting your expected income, to taking costs, taxes and the competition into account, there’s a lot to consider. Thankfully, help is at hand. The following guide has used the wisdom of experienced…

How to incorporate mindfulness into your fitness classes

mindfulness into your fitness classes

Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment. It is currently experiencing a huge wave of popularity and interest, and some large organisations are urging their employees to practise it. Personal trainers and fitness instructors are cottoning on to this trend too. Some studies have shown mindfulness can improve…

Outdoor fitness classes: a personal trainer’s guide

outdoor fitness classes guide

Using public space to train clients for outdoor fitness classes has become a minefield. Every council, parish and landowner has different rules, and what you think is a public space may actually be private land. If you’re a personal trainer or fitness instructor looking to hold classes in public parks and spaces, then the following…

Boxing equipment essentials: 8 key items for your kit bag

Boxing might be one of the world’s oldest sports, having been an Olympic sport since 688 B.C, but it’s essentially the same today as it was back then. Apart from equipment used, that is. Instead of fighting with bare fists, boxers now wear gloves and very often a head guard. The training regimes and nutrition…

Personal trainer statistics: 8 of the best – infographic

Tracy Anderson is one of the world’s top personal trainers, but how much is sitting in her bank account? Four-fifths of office workers say they get stressed at work, but how relaxed are fitness instructors in comparison? Want to know why there’s never been a better time to become a personal trainer? If you’re looking…

Top tips for PTs: motivating disillusioned clients

personal trainer training man with heavy kettle bell

Once the New Year is a distant memory, it often becomes harder for PTs’ clients to stick to their regimes. The New Year’s good intentions start to fall away and you may see your client’s motivation start to slip – especially if they are not getting the results they want as quickly as they’d hoped.…