The Halloween Scoop: Healthy or Horror show? The health benefits of Pumpkin

It’s that that pumpkin-flavoured-everything time of year again. Whether it’s in your favourite Starbucks coffee, your Bailey’s booze, or even your Lindor chocolate – thanks to our American cousins, you just can’t escape it! But seriously, let’s talk about pumpkins. Whilst we recommend that you only have a pumpkin flavoured treat every so often, this spooky seasonal veg is actually very healthy.

Orange is the new yellow!

Do you ever go for a banana before a workout? You do it because banana has an excellent level of potassium which will help your cells retain fluid balance, helping to prevent cramping – it’s also a great source of nutrients. What you might not know is that a cup of cooked pumpkin has 564 milligrams of potassium, a substantial amount more than a banana’s 422! For a more decadent Saturday morning breakfast, try these pumpkin pancakes with salted pecan butterscotch.

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13 Reasons Why You Should Become a Personal Trainer

So, you’ve been umming and ahhing about whether becoming a personal trainer is the right step for you? It’s time to stop dithering and get going! Here are 13 reasons why you need to turn your passion into a career!

1. You’ll get the opportunity to work with various people from all walks of life. This is going to give you more confidence and help you become a better communicator! Becoming a PT is a great way to make new friends and connections too 😉

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10 Benefits of Doing a Part-Time Weekday Course in Bayswater

We all know that time is such a luxury nowadays and of all things we all would really like more of, time is surely up there on the list.

But with time being so precious how are we supposed to do most of the things we want? That is one of the questions that we hear every so often and with that in mind, we looked at the best ways to design a PT course that students can attend and still be able to work or be with their friends or family more.

Becoming a personal trainer does take a fair amount of time in most cases and in that time, you have to put in the work and dedication; you have to study and practice and on top of that, you have to attend your regular day job, maintain a social life, run errands and see your friends or family.

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I just finished my course…what happens now?

Yes! I have just finished my course and I am now one step closer into the fitness industry but what do I do now? Firstly, congratulations on finishing your course and you have now opened so many doors for yourself. We will look at some of the options that you can consider to doing as you have finished a course.

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How to keep your body fuelled during this autumn

With autumn officially starting soon, there’s a slight chance that you would have started to feel sluggish, tired and perhaps a tiny bit sad. Good news? You’re not the only one. Bad news? You have to work on yourself and put some effort into getting your energy levels back up again! It’s one of the downsides that autumn brings, despite us getting all excited about wonderful colours in trees, yummy comfort food and cosy clothing. [Read more…]

Why Should I Focus on Sports Conditioning as a Personal Trainer?

The sports conditioning coaching industry is expanding at a very rapid pace, now more than ever. More and more gym instructors and personal trainers are looking at working with athletes in order to help them achieve maximum performance, strength and endurance. Sport conditioning is a vital skill and know-how that you can acquire as a personal trainer if you want to work with athletes and improve their metabolic conditioning.

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How to boost your earnings as a personal trainer

 

How certain factors can influence your earnings as a PTOne of the most prominent questions on everybody’s lips when it comes to the fitness industry and more specifically, personal training, is about the potential income of PTs.

Personal training is quite a rewarding career, both personally and financially, but only if you are dedicated and prepared to work hard enough in order to achieve the initial goals that you have set. [Read more…]

Discovery Learning Fantasy League

Are Discovery Learning really running a Fantasy Football league? Yes, we are! This is because we want to engage with our customers and run a competition for you to win prizes and goodies. This is the first time that we’ve done something like this and we want you to be a part of it. The league will start on the 11th of August 2017 and finish on the 13th of May 2018. During that time, you and our other players will be able to win prizes, discounts, clothing and much more. This is a way for us to celebrate the start of the new football season and to say thank you to you, our customers, for choosing us as your training provider.

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New beginning for less- Summer sale 10% off all Level 2,3 and 4

Sales you said? Get the course you want for less this month!

Don’t we all just love this time of year, when the sun shines, dark and heavy clouds are a bit more scarce and SALES signs are all over the place?
We’re celebrating summer here at Discovery Learning and that is why we have decided to end this July on a perfect note: by offering you a 10% discount on ALL our courses (excluding CPDs).

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SUMMER SALES! Upskill Yourself As A Fitness Professional With These Amazing Upskilling (and not Only Upskilling ) Offers!

For fitness professionals, it pays to continuously upskill your qualifications and upgrade your knowledge of health and fitness. You couldn’t learn everything there is to know in your initial training course, so we’ve put together this amazing promotion to help you upskill and become a more complete fitness professional…

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