Benefits of Running

Running is a fantastic way to improve your cardiovascular fitness and is the cheapest and easiest way to burn off fat. Firstly, make sure you buy some good running shoes. Secondly, it is a good idea to get someone to check your running posture...

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Incidental Activity

Today, our ever-increasingly sedentary lifestyle is causing a ‘down-sizing’ in daily activity and a corresponding ‘up-sizing’ in our body sizes. The idea here is to try to replace a few convenient activities each day with something that will cause us to move more. There...

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Importance of Recovery

The right amount of recovery is crucial in your pursuit for results. A lot of people don’t allow themselves enough recovery from the rigors of their training routine. Recovery is quite possibly the most important part of your training plan. From high intensity strength...

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Variety of Training

There are so many ways to vary your training for extra results and variety to help stop boredom. A great piece of equipment to incorporate into your training is a BOSU. A BOSU is brilliant as it adds a dimension of instability into your...

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Variety of Training

Welcome to the next part of training variety. Another way to vary your training is by throwing in different styles of training during your week. For example, if you’re continuously strength training during the week, change it up one session and throw in a...

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Variety of Training

Our newest blog is going to cover the topic of training variety over a few different blogs. Variety in training is important for some people and it also helps your body adapt to different forms of training and can lead to  quicker results or...

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Reasons Why People Need a Personal Trainer

Having a Personal Trainer sounds like a luxury, especially when people talk about “my trainer” in a bit of an arrogant way. However, having a Personal Trainer, for a lot of people, is really a NEED more than a WANT. Here’s some reasons why...

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Create a Lifestyle With Your Career, Not a Job

Becoming a Personal Trainer is an extremely rewarding career as we get to change people’s lives, sometimes even saving their lives. It’s not just about building muscles and making people look good, it’s a career which helps people from the inside to the out,...

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Benefits of Boxing for Fitness

Boxing is fantastic for getting fit. First of all it gets your heart rate up much quicker than a lot of other forms of exercise, it uses all 4 limbs if done correctly and is a great fat burner. The other things which are...

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Top 10 Traits of a PT

The final part of our blog of the top 10 traits of a personal trainer. In our cert 3 and 4 in fitness delivered on the Gold Coast, you will learn how to develop all of these skills and then apply them to help...

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Top 10 Traits of a Personal Trainer

Two more very important traits of a successful Personal Trainer…. The intangibles 7. The Ability to Read Your Customers – Being able to read your clients is one of the most important things. Listening to what your clients “don’t” say is a huge skill...

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Top 10 Traits of a Personal Trainer

Here are the next two of the top 10 traits of a Personal Trainer…. 5.      Listener – One of the most important attributes of being a good personal trainer is to become a great listener. Most personal trainers can’t resist talking about...

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Top Ten Traits of a Personal Trainer

Over the next few days we will give you an insight to the top 10 traits of a Personal Trainer to help make you successful, stay tuned! Personality – Remember your client is buying you, they’re buying everything about you that inspires them to...

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STUDENT SUCCESS STORY : Michelle Thomas

Michelle has dived headfirst into a brand new career and is now working in the family training business conducting classes for women over 50 year old and is absolutely loving it! This is a far cry from sitting behind a desk every day, she’s...

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INSPIRE STUDENT TESTIMONIAL: Lauren Budd

I absolutely loved my course with Inspire studying certificate 3 and 4 in fitness. I achieved my dream to become a personal trainer. The main thing for me was the ongoing support in the course, no matter what I needed help with or when,...

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Student Testimonial: Jae Manava

Special thanks to the Inspire team, for not only pushing me to complete my Certificate in Fitness but also giving me the tools to allow me to go out into the world and help others who have goals to lose weight, build muscle or...

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Student Testimonial: Luke Hilan

The course is perfect as the classes are small and you are constantly getting attention and feedback from Jason and John. I learnt a lot in such a short space of time and will take a lot into my career in the fitness industry....

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Australia’s Obesity Crisis

Obesity is on the rise in Australia still! Even with all of the education out there informing people of the dangers of being overweight and obese. In August this year there were figures released on just how bad this is now….. 63.4% of Australian...

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Benefits of Strength Training Part 3

Hello all, read on for part 3 of our benefits of strength training blog. There are so many benefits of strength training, not just for general population as a whole but specific people benefit in certain ways from strength training as well, there are...

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Benefits of Strength Training Part 2

Hello again! As continuation from our last blog, the benefits of strength training part 2…. Outside of the brilliant benefits discussed in our first section, here are some more reasons to incorporate strength training in to your life….. Protection of your joints from injury...

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Benefits of Strength Training

In this blog we will discuss the benefits of strength training over a 3 part series, as this is a key ingredient in the “magic pill” everyone is looking for to do with their health and well being. We all know one thing about...

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Benefits of Boxing Training

Boxing training is fantastic fitness training. As mentioned in our previous blog, there are many components of fitness and boxing is one of the sports where every component of fitness is trained and improved. Boxing is a great fat burning workout, it develops your...

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The Inspire Excellence Programme

The Inspire Excellence workshop is designed to fill the gap between Certificate 4 in Fitness and the real world of obtaining clients and keeping them. This is an area where a lot of trainers don’t have the necessary skills to make their career a...

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INSPIRING STUDENT SUCCESS STORY: Tom Taylor

Tom is training one on one personal training clients and group training out of PUMMA in West Burleigh as well as coaching mixed martial arts. Tom has recently launched his new business – Bright Child Body Intelligence Training Centre for kids aged 5-14. Check...

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Lifting Weights to Help Later in Life

Lifting weights isn’t just for the young, or people wanting to look “buff” or sports people. Lifting weights should happen at any age, especially as you start to get older. As you get older everyday activities are more difficult, muscle mass is lost, changes...

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Coconuts are just the latest unproven dieting fad

Coconut used to be considered a tropical luxury – only available miles upon miles away from your nearest grocery store. But nowadays, store shelves from New York to London are packed with coconut products. There’s coconut water, oil, sugar, milk and yogurt – and...

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An Apple a day…!!

Benefits of apples Eating an apple a day slashes the risk of dying early by 35 per cent, a study has found. Women who ate more than 100 grams of the fruit each day – one small apple – were likely to have a...

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Student Success Story: Willis Lang

Willis is a personal trainer at Vision Burleigh Heads and loving it! Willis only works around 20 hours a week and in that time trains 25 clients a week plus runs 4 large group sessions at various times as well. Willis took only 3...

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Student Success Story: Julia Jones

Wasn’t hard to choose where I wanted to start my journey. I’m not about the flash, gimmicky places with all the flash equipment, I’m about the teachings, the environment, person and feeling comfortable in my association and my mentors. At the end of the...

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Student success story – Jeremy Corne

After studying with Inspire a couple of years ago Jeremy left our shores and went straight to Los Angeles and worked as a Personal Trainer in a Private gym in Hollywood. Jeremy was working with such people as the creative director for Adidas and...

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Certificate IV in Fitness

Take your passion for fitness to a professional level, with a comprehensive course providing all-round skills for instructors in the fitness industry with a Certificate IV in Fitness(SIS40210). Obtain advanced technical skills and knowledge in exercise science and programming, as well as broader business...

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Diploma of Fitness

A Diploma in Fitness (SIS50215) will give you the opportunity to take on a more advanced position in the fitness industry. A Diploma in Fitness will give you the ability to: Design and deliver exercise programs under the guidance of an allied heath practitioner...

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John Briggs

Owner, Head Assessor & Trainer John is by nature a doer and “INSPIRES” others around him by example John has been a fitness fanatic since the age of 9!! A sports nut who wanted to be like Muhammad Ali, Bjorn Borg (tennis) and Denis...

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Jason Minett

Manager, Assessor & Trainer Jason has have been a Personal Trainer for 12 years, on the Gold Coast for 10 years. Jason has always been involved in sport, such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, indoor cricket and touch football throughout his life. He has coached...

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Richard Petherbridge

Richard is a Personal Trainer and also Strength and Conditioning coach. Richard competes in marathon running and triathlons as well.Richard is also a qualified teacher.

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certificate-iv-in-fitness-units

Units required to complete Certificate IV in Fitness BSBSMB401 – Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business SISXRSK301A – Undertake risk analysis of activities BSBSMB403 – Market the small business BSBSMB404 – Undertake small business planning BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances...

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Certificate III in fitness units

Units required to complete Certificate III in Fitness SISFFIT001 – Provide health screening and fitness orientation SISXCCS001 – Provide quality service Weights-Pose-M&F SISFFIT005 – Provide healthy eating information SISFFIT006 – Conduct fitness appraisals SISFFIT002 – Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations SISFFIT003...

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Martin Winnall

Martin has been a pt in the industry for 18 years. Martin was up to training 60 clients per week and is also a high level marathon runner. Martin is also our guest presenter as a running coach and gives our students expert information on running...

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Erin Wallace

Erin is our guest Dietitian who speaks to our class about her field of expertise. Erin is very passionate about giving information about nutrition and what personal trainers can and can’t do in relation to telling clients about nutrition. Erin goes into great detail with the...

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Advanced Nutrition Course

This Advanced Sports Specific Nutrition course covers all the basics of nutrition science from how we process food to the food groups and why and how our body uses them. We then take a more specific look at different types of sports, energy requirements...

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Study Online

Our online learning system is designed to fit around your life and any commitments that you have. You will still have all the benefits of learning and receiving your Certificate III and Certificate IV in Fitness but you will do it on your own...

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Kaboom !! Boxing and Pad holding

Our boxing and pad holding course is a fantastic course to add variety to your sessions and add value for your clients! In this full day course you will learn how to throw 4 main punches correctly – jab, cross, hook and uppercut. You...

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Sales and Marketing

This is a fantastic weekend for personal trainers who really want to be busy and earn a very good living The weekend includes in detail an enormous amount on how to attract clients and keep them coming back with various marketing strategies There are...

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Provide First Aid & CPR

The Provide First Aid unit of competency provides you with the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other First Aiders until emergency qualified help arrives at the scene of the accident. Provide CPR...

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Ar’e Areba – Zumba Fitness

I was fortunate to complete my Cert III and IV in Fitness with The Inspire Success Academy of Fitness. John and his team at Inspire are great teachers, mentors and trainers. They motivated me and prepared me for my new and exciting career path....

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Testimonial – John Lu

When I enquired about the course with John – the college principal of Inspire Academy, he gave me hope, excitement and vision of becoming a successful Personal Trainer. I decided to take my chances. Never did I think I will learn and grow so...

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