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Vegan athletes really do exist

30 October, 2014

World Vegan Day

Building and maintaining muscle relies on adequate and varied protein sources; so can vegan athletes, bodybuilders and physique specialists exist? Yes, they can. “But where do you get your protein from?” That’s the question most sporty, athletic vegans are tired … Continue reading

Emma Trott’s Career Change

24 October, 2014

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Emma Trott is a retired racing cyclist and has decided to become a Personal Trainer through The Training Room. Find out why Personal Training is the right career choice for her: You retire from professional sport. You are unsure about … Continue reading

Consume 5,000 calories A Day

15 October, 2014

Sam Feltham LCHF Experiment

Health activist, friend of The Training Room, and founder of Smash the Fat Fitness & Fat Loss Bootcamps, Sam Feltham, shares some of the findings from his ‘21 day 5,000 calorie self-experiments’. “For my first 5,000 calorie self-experiment I ate … Continue reading

Get started as a personal trainer

13 October, 2014

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When setting up your own business, one of the most difficult decisions is knowing how much to charge for your services – charge too little and you’ll be selling yourself short, charge too much and potential customers will go elsewhere. … Continue reading

How Exercise can Boost your Mood

09 October, 2014

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With World Mental Health Day just around the corner, it’s time to remind ourselves of the many emotional benefits, of exercise and an active lifestyle. Boost happy hormones Exercising automatically increases the body’s output of endorphins – so called “happy … Continue reading

Setting up on your own

07 October, 2014

Finished Exams

If you’re looking at setting up your own business, a qualification in personal training could open you up to a career that offers flexible working hours, great earning potential and the intrinsic rewards that come from making a difference in … Continue reading

Do Something To Make You Happy!

03 October, 2014

Tuesday is World Smile Day! If that’s not enough to get you grinning, here are 5 ways to instantly boost your mood and put a big smile on your face. Healthy people are happy people, but sometimes we need a … Continue reading

Teaming up with Tribesports

02 October, 2014

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We’ve teamed up with leading fitness clothing brand, Tribesports, to deck out our personal training students with brand new uniforms, designed by athletes for athletes. Every one of our students will get a Training Room and Tribesports branded kit, complete … Continue reading

Tips for newly qualified instructors

02 October, 2014

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Qualifying as a PT is an exciting but scary experience. You’ve been blasted with a load of information during your course and you’ve memorised the texts books; now it’s time to enter the real world of training! You’re qualified and … Continue reading

Becoming self-employed

30 September, 2014

If you’re not happy with your job, you’re not alone; close to a quarter (24%) of British workers describe themselves as being unhappy in their occupation. Not only that, but according to research conducted by Investors in People (IIP), almost … Continue reading