Studying From Home: Personal Trainer

Even though the vast majority of your work will be very hands on at the gym, a lot of the studying for your part-time course is actually done at home.

Discovery Learning offers a great deal of help to aid students’ home study including instant messaging with instructors via email or phone, as well as the online portal which has everything you could possibly need such as mock exams and instructional manuals.

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DING DING DING! The Hatton Advanced Boxing Academy Is Coming To Discovery

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be in Anthony Joshua’s corner? Do you dream of coaching the ‘heavyweight champion of the wo-o-o-orld!!’?

If boxing is your game then Discovery has some great news for you. Throughout the month of May, Discovery learning will be hosting the Hatton Academy Advanced Boxing Workshops in our Acton branch.

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Becoming a Pilates Instructor

Pilates is a popular exercise method which is helping people all over the world become stronger, flexible, more active and healthy. “Pilates” has boomed in the UK since its introduction to the UK fitness market and is featuring more widely on group exercise timetables in health clubs and leisure centres.

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Love What You DO – 5 Minutes With Angela Green, Our Cardiff Tutor and Personal Trainer

It’s that day of the year, the day of little love notes and flowers and chocolates and romance. Yep, it’s Valentine’s Day and while L-O-V-E is the word of the day, we’re going to approach it from a professional point of view: the love for what you do.

We’ve taken a few minutes to speak to Angela Green, personal trainer and tutor at our Cardiff academy, about her passion for fitness, how she got into it and what would be her best advice for those starting out in the personal training and fitness industry.

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5 Valentine’s Exercises To Do With Your Partner

The couples who sweat together, stay together! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you and your partner love working out as much as you love each other, we’ve got some great exercises in mind for you. Here are some of the best two-person exercises, designed to give you and your partner a whole body workout and leave you feeling guilt-free for gorging on those chocolates!

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A Few Changes Here And There

Discovery Learning has been regarded as one of the top fitness training providers in the UK and for the past 16 years, we’ve been trying our best to give our students the best services, to teach and inspire them – to make them the best personal trainers out there.

And we wanted our image to be aligned with our standards, our motivation and our ethos.

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How Did Rowing Inspire Me To Become a Personal trainer? Meet Kate.

Have you ever wanted to know how it feels to be a personal trainer but you don’t know where to get the answers? Not to worry, you are not the only one!

We asked one of our previous students, Kate Pankhurst, to take part in a Q&A on how she finds being a Personal Trainer – here is what she had to say…

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GUEST POST: Building A Home Workout For Your Clients (PART II)

In last week’s blog post, our friends at AHF have highlighted their 9 Top Tips on designing and facilitating an effective and adherable home programme for clients and in today’s part II, they will help you put together the perfect home workout template.

Below is a blueprint that will allow you to design your own effective home workout with ease, including a step-by-step approach that will make everything very easy to follow.

Our home programme template is broken into five sections:

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GUEST POST: Building A Home Workout For Your Clients (PART 1)

Whether you train your clients in a gym or in their living room, clients need to train outside of their PT sessions in order to see results.  Simple…right?  Turns out not so much.  It’s ok to admit it:  getting clients to train by themselves is – and always will be – one of the biggest challenges facing personal trainers

The skill, we’ve come to realise, is not just designing awesome home workouts – it’s facilitating them in a way that maximises client adherence.  With over 15 years of home personal training experience, we’ve decided to share our advice around how to ensure your client programme gets put up on the fridge door and followed meticulously – instead of winding up under a pile of soon to be recycled utility bills.

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