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Graduate Update – Jomar Ravalo

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Meet Jomar Ravalo - One of our successful graduates! Occupation: Personal Trainer Specialties: Strength training and power lifting Location: Go Health, Carindale Year Graduated: 2013 What were you doing before you started living the dream through F.I.T? I was an Animator and illustrator for...

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Did You Know That Exercise Improves Brain Function?


What's the background? It is well-known that exercise improves physical health and reduces the risk of non-communicable diseases, such as type II diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer. However, it is less well-known that exercise also has a beneficial effect on cognitive function and...

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Does Coffee Really Dehydrate You?


What's the background? Caffeine is known to have a diuretic effect when consumed in high doses. Since coffee contains caffeine, it is therefore widely assumed that drinking coffee leads to dehydration. However, some studies have reported that regular consumption of caffeine leads to resistance to...

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For the month of June, Fitness Industry Training are taking 20% OFF ALL COURSES! Click...

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Weight Lifting & Its Benefits

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While some individuals are strictly interested in obtaining muscle for aesthetics, for most people, this isn’t an interest. Instead, you’re more interested in knowing what health benefits weight lifting will have for you… By Vince Delmonte, H.B.K.,...

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Grappling Seminar with Chris Haseman & Shihan Mark Haseman

Chris Haseman Grappling Seminar

We are pleased to announce that our very own Chris Haseman is holding a Grappling Seminar with Shihan Mark Haseman, at Suncorp PCYC on the 25th May!! for more information and bookings please contact: Chris Haseman: 3862 1414 / chris@f-i-t.com.au Mark Haseman: 3288 4428 /...

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What do customers look for in personal trainers?

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So...you’ re about to be a personal trainer, and you’re ready to hit the market and show off your skills and knowledge to prospective clients...but what are those clients actually looking for? Is your bag of tricks the big draw card for them, is it your compassion, your ability to listen,...

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Want That Career Better Sharpen Your Axe!

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"If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend the first four hours sharpening my axe”. These wise words were uttered more than 150 years ago by none other than the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. And while in 2014 not many of us own an axe, let alone chop down trees,...

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The secret to making New Year’s resolutions stick

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There are three areas in life where we make resolutions: clinical (how you feel), relationships (marriage, dating, family friends, work) and performance (dreams, goals, talents, accomplishments). Words Dr. Henry Cloud. Source: Fox News - Secret to making New Year's resolutions stick Many of...

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Fight the Xmas kilos with FIT!

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You’d be mad to suggest losing weight at this time of the year - but it does make sense not to put it on. Studies into weight gain and the festive season show, not surprisingly, that this is a weight gain prime time, especially for anyone who’s already overweight. This wouldn’t matter if,...

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Keep the cash coming in this Christmas

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What would it mean to you to have consistent cash flow coming in over Christmas whilst you are having a two week holiday? Imagine being stress free? Imagine not having to worry about money? It is very easily achieved with simple steps. I am already receiving emails from personal trainers that...

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How I lost a personal training client

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This is embarrassing. It’s a story about how I lost a personal training client, I’ll call him “X” and how I screwed up losing the client and thousands of dollars of business to a trainer down the street. It’s a story about the importance of listening more to what a client isn’t saying...

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Late Bedtimes and Less Sleep May Lead to Weight Gain in Healthy Adults

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A new study suggests that healthy adults with late bedtimes and chronic sleep restriction may be more susceptible to weight gain due to the increased consumption of calories during late-night hours. In the largest, most diverse healthy sample studied to date under controlled laboratory...

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