Health Over Aesthetics for Personal Trainers

Simon Wilkinson, Technical Representative at Tanita, the Worldwide Leader in Health Monitoring, gives us his expert advice on the role of body composition for personal trainers and how health and immunity is set to be high on people’s agenda… All signs are pointing towards the general public becoming more health conscious than at any other...

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Top Tips from the UK’s Best Personal Trainers

What does it mean to be a successful personal trainer? Unlike the straightforward question of ‘what does it take to become a personal trainer?’ (of which the nuts and bolts answer is ‘getting qualified’), defining success as a personal trainer is a bit more up in the air. If you’re a relative newcomer to the...

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3 Reasons Why To Monitor Your Fitness Client’s Body Composition

Simon Wilkinson, health expert at Tanita, talks all things body composition and why PTs should be investing more time in understanding their clients’ needs. Offering a service completely unique to them Health is completely personal to the individual – and we’re seeing that for a lot of people, the traditional BMI measurements just aren’t accurate...

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CIMSPA Explores Tech’s Impact on the Physical Activity Sector

A blog post by James Carr, Marketing and Communications Assistant at CIMSPA In anticipation of Phil Carr’s (CEO of My PT Hub) session at the CIMSPA and Quest NBS Conference 2020, we explore one of the sector’s hottest topics – technology – and the impact it is having on sport and physical activity sector.With just...

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How to Prepare for a Long-Distance Cycling Challenge

The Tour de France kicked off at the weekend, seeing 22 teams with eight riders in each battling it out for the yellow jersey. It’s the ultimate endurance race, with 21 stages across 3,460km and five mountain top finishes. This cycling event inspires many to jump on two wheels and take on their own cycling...

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Archon Combine: How It Works for You & Your Fitness Clients

It’s been just over two months now since we announced our integration with Archon Combine! Those of you who may have missed this can check it out here. As a coach, fitness tracking plays a huge role in ensuring your clients are hitting their goals, progressing in areas they should be but also assessing how far...

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Everything You Need To Know About Running a Marathon

We’re deep into marathon season now and many of you may have the itch to tackle one yourself. As a newbie, don’t be tempted to jump the gun and rush your training! Take your time and be smart. Check out some of our tips below on all things training, nutrition and mindset to take on...

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Becca Gillen’s Guide to Flexible Dieting

Trainer and Nutrition Coach, Becca Gillen, is an advocate for flexible dieting. She believes you should be able to eat chocolate and pizza, and still maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here, she explains how: All you need is to understand WHY ‘unhealthy’ foods like pizza won’t make you fat, how to understand a calorie deficit, and...

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Going the Extra Mile With BodiesByTim

As a personal trainer, you already give back so much through the gift of fitness, but when we learnt about the incredible selfless act of one special My PT Hub user, we had to share! Timothy Roberts isn’t an unfamiliar name here at My PT Hub. He has graced us with many guest blogs over...

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Tips for Training at Peak Gym Times

We all hate walking into the gym and it being packed – Not being able to squat without feeling like you’re about to sit on the lap of the person on the bench behind you. I’ve had occasions where I’ve walked into the gym and after 5 minutes walked out again! Well we’re here to help!...

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