Fitness Education - Qualifications and Ongoing Training

A good teacher never stops learning. Whether you’re just entering the fitness industry or have been a seasoned professional for decades, there are always new tools and techniques to explore, advancements in technology, or a deeper understanding of human anatomy and fitness to be gained.

Check out our articles relating to fitness industry qualifications and courses that are available within the industry. If there’s a qualification or topic you’d like us to look into, drop us a line and let us know!

Body Beyond Birth program

Body Beyond Birth: Helping new mums reclaim their body and health

Not many business partners strategize while trying on clothes, or hold meetings from their home Pilates reformer machines. But Becky Dyer and Jackie Steele, the Co-Founders of Body Beyond Birth, are women on a mission. Both working mums who juggle school drop-offs, client meetings, family meals, and five children between them, the pair are familiar

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preventing acl injuries

The Game Plan for ACL Injury Prevention

In the fast-paced world of fitness and sports, preventing injuries is crucial for both professional athletes and casual fitness enthusiasts. One common injury that plagues many is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury. This article will provide a comprehensive understanding of ACL injuries, their prevalence, preventive strategies that can be taken, and risk factors that

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exercise and menopause

Menopause and Exercise: The Importance of Staying Active

Menopause brings about changes in various areas of a woman’s health. From shifting body composition and menstrual cycles to temperature fluctuations and emotional challenges, this period (which can go on for years) is often a challenging time. When it comes to menopause and exercise, women may find that what previously ‘worked’ for them, no longer

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2023 aqua summit

Book your Spot at the 2023 Aqua Summit

Act fast as tickets are running out for the inaugural Industry Forum and Aqua Summit. This is an exciting opportunity for everyone in the aquatic exercise space for both networking as well as education and development. The 2023 Aqua Summit is the first of its kind and is scheduled for October, with the Industry Forum

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will ai replace fitness trainers

Will AI Replace Fitness Trainers? Here’s what we think…

Since ChatGPT started dominating conversations in around February this year, Australians have been wondering which occupations are going to become obsolete. AI has been working its way into the fitness industry for years now via some pretty awesome apps and wearable technology, but with the accessibility of customisable nutrition plans and workouts for the everyday

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managing diastasis recti with exercise

Close the Gap: Expert Advice on Managing Diastasis Recti with Exercise

Diastasis recti is a common condition that occurs when the rectus abdominis muscles (the muscles that make up the six-pack) separate along the linea alba, the connective tissue that runs down the centre of the abdominal wall (1). This separation can lead to a bulge in the midline of the abdomen, a symptom sometimes referred

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animal flow workshop in sydney

Animal Flow Workshop in Sydney

Engage your beast mode and secure a spot at the Animal Flow® Level 1 Workshop in Sydney next month. Spanning across two days, this intensive training will teach you all 30 Level 1 movements, including modifications for increasing or decreasing the difficulty level and how to link movements together to create your own “flow”. What

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becoming a pt in australia

Thinking about becoming a personal trainer in 2023?

Do you have a passion for health and fitness? Are you good at motivating others? If this sounds like you, becoming a personal trainer could be a good fit for you. A significant health boom across Australia isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Aussies are putting more time and effort into fitness than ever,

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benefits of exercise during chemotherapy

The Benefits of Exercise During Chemotherapy: A Guide for Fitness Professionals

Chemotherapy is a common treatment for cancer that involves using drugs to destroy cancer cells. While chemotherapy is one of the most effective tools in battling cancer, it can also cause side effects such as fatigue, nausea, weakness, peripheral neuropathy, and fluid retention. While traditionally patients undergoing chemo have been wrapped in cotton wool slightly

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fitness business bootcamp

Free Fitness Business Boot Camp opportunity

At What’s New in Fitness, we love a freebie as much as the next person, so we wanted to share this government-funded opportunity to help you grow and develop your fitness business! If you’re currently running your own business and just trying to get it up and running, there is a fully government-funded Fitness Business

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AIF Announces New Partnerships

Australian Institute of Fitness Announce New Partnerships

New partnerships with Functional Training Institute, ph360, goXpro and Gyymi. Following its recent rebrand, Australia’s largest and longest established fitness training organisation, the Australian Institute of Fitness (AIF), proudly announces a range of new industry partnerships designed to bolster functional know-how, practical resources and career readiness for graduates looking to set themselves apart. Forming part

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FILEX Virtual Summit – Positioning For Success

Three industry-leading panel discussions to be featured at the all-new FILEX Virtual Summit! The brand new online event the FILEX Virtual Summit – Positioning for Success, to be held on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 September 2020, is set to feature three industry-leading panel discussions over the two days. Organisers at FILEX said “we received

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Exercise Vital For Mental Health & Wellbeing

Fitness Australia pushes for more opportunities to safely exercise. As new cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the second wave outbreak, Fitness Australia is calling on government to give all Australians including individuals, families and children more opportunities to safely exercise to keep their mental health and wellbeing in balance during isolation. Fitness Australia

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AIPT - Indigenous Scholarship 2020

Indigenous Scholarship Opportunity

The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) 7th annual Indigenous scholarship. The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers’ Indigenous Scholarship was established to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with the much-needed health and fitness knowledge and skills to help address the chronic health and socio-economic issues affecting the Indigenous community. The 2020 Australian Institute

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Launch Of National Eating Disorder Recommendations For The Fitness Industry

Launch Of National Eating Disorder Recommendations For The Fitness Industry

InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders and peak industry association Fitness Australia are today (Wednesday February 19, 10am) co-launching new recommendations for the identification and support of those living with eating disorders in the fitness industry in Australia. Eating disorders have low detection and intervention rates, gyms and fitness clubs are at-risk settings for the presentation

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