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Keith McNiven - Personal Training Graduate

Posted By TrainFitness on Health - Interview with Personal Training Graduate Keith McNivenFormer student and founder of Right Path Fitness made some time to chat with us about the industry, his PT course and what he gets up to in a day.When did you first start your fitness adventure?I grew up in an inner-city area of Leeds with my younger sister and my mum. I’ve got a lot to thank my mum for because she not only kept everything together but really encouraged me to try out different sports. The one that stuck was freestyle wrestling and I competed for England and Great Britain right though my teen years. So yes, that was definitely where my love of fitness started and once I got the bug it’s something that has never left me. It’s a part of my identity now, and I could never imagine not being involved in fitness in some way.

Opinion: The Best Holiday Movies to Enjoy High

Posted By RFunctional on Health - Christmas movies are a surprisingly subjective genre. Every kind of story has been told using Christmas as a backdrop, so I’ve picked my personal favorites to enjoy with a blunt by the fireside… The Grinch is probably the most obvious, and not just because the eponymous antivillain looks like a […]

Ike Fallon Studies Personal Training with TRAINFITNESS

Posted By TrainFitness on Health - We Talk to Ike Fallon About His Journey to Becoming a Personal TrainerIke Fallon recently completed his Diploma in Personal Training with us. We sat down and had a chat with him to find out more about him, why he wanted to do his course and what he thought about the course itself.Tell us a bit about youI’m a professional dancer, singer, actor and choreographer. I’m originally from Worcester/Birmingham but have been living in London for 3 years now.As a dancer I have been very lucky to compete on the international stage, competing at the Dance World Cup where I have won gold twice and a silver. At National level I have won silver and bronze.Away from dance I have worked in TV and theatre. I’ve been on Children In Need, Jack and the Beanstalk with Dani Harmer, and my most recent and upcomin

Cannabis Lounges and Restaurants Coming to West Hollywood!

Posted By RFunctional on Health - The last couple of years have shown many major ups and downs for cannabis producers and consumers alike in California – on one hand, recreational legalization has made flower and many other THC products much more accessible, at the expense of high taxes. For producers and other manufacturers, new lab […]

The 4 Necessary Steps to Becoming an Online Personal Trainer

Posted By TrainFitness on Health - We spoke to online personal trainer Dave Smith about what it takes to make a success of online personal trainingWhile the role of a personal trainer hasn’t changed, the delivery systems and methods by which a PT reaches his clients and helps them to achieve their goals certainly has. Working out of a gym or a dedicated studio is still the preferred choice of most client and PTs, but there is a movement to more online programming and coaching.The model is ideal for those clients who can’t make sessions, prefer to train in their own gym or have training experience but just need someone to design a new programme for them.For a PT it makes sense, no juggling of clients, no need to try and squeeze an extra hour out of a day. Simply have a consultation (online) build a programme around set goal

If You Like Marijuana, You Should Check Out These Artists on Instagram

Posted By RFunctional on Health - Instagram is a blessing of a platform to art exposure. As an amateur artist, I deeply appreciate seeing the variety in styles of art all over Instagram, and as a cannabis enthusiast, I very much appreciate the references to the lifestyle without hammering home an overused hippie aesthetic. It may […]

40 Of The Best Winnie The Pooh Quotes

Posted By stevescottsite on Body and Mind - Did you grow up reading about Piglet, Tigger and Winnie the Pooh going on adventures together? I loved Winnie as a child, but revisiting classic Winnie the Pooh quotes as an adult makes me realize that he was wise beyond his years. His simplistic perspectives on life are inspiring to people of all ages. You […]
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Former Pupil, Ben Cairns, talks about how he became a Personal Trainer with TRAINFITNESS

Posted By TrainFitness on Health - Personal Training Case Study – Ben CairnsMy Name is Ben Cairns and I’m 26, from Milton Keynes, I lived in Spain when I was young but I moved back to Milton Keynes when I was 13 to finish school. I joined the army at 18 after two years at college studying business and plumbing and realising it wasn’t for me.I served in the British Army for 7 years, at first in 7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery then later the 1st Royal Horse Artillery where I was deployed on operations to Afghanistan in 2012. When I came back I realised how much I loved fitness and training. I’ve always been an active person; snowboarding, skiing, kayaking, rock climbing just to name a few of the activities I enjoy. Being in the army, I was able to continue doing the things I loved and I was also able to become a

Spend your holiday money on these pipes that double as object d’art

Posted By RFunctional on Health - Searching for a last-minute gift for your weed-friendly friends and family? Or maybe you’re looking to pick out a special something with that holiday money you received from grandma. Whatever the reason, when the call for something shiny, sparkly, or otherwise design-oriented calls, it’s hard not to answer. Though glass—and […]

Interview with former Personal Training student Steph Elswood

Posted By TrainFitness on Health - We interviewed Steph Elswood after she completed her personal training course with TRAINFITNESSWe were lucky enough to get a little bit of time with former student Steph Elswood. She gave us some insight into her time on the course, and what she thinks it takes to be a great PT.What made you want to become a personal trainer?I post a lot of fitness videos on my youtube channel and Instagram. I wanted to be accountable and qualified for the information I was giving out. I wanted to expand my knowledge and be more helpful to my followers. I was being asked to train groups with big brands and companies. I wanted to make sure I have a PT qualification to do so. I also want to be better at training myself too. I wanted to be able to mix up my trainer, push myself and challenge myself more.What

Can Smoking Cannabis Help Treat Asthma?

Posted By RFunctional on Health - At first thought you’d probably think that cannabis and asthma would be a recipe for disaster. How could smoking anything have a positive impact on someone’s asthma other than to possibly give them another attack. But surprisingly, it appears to be just the opposite. Cannabis is actually one of nature’s […]

60 Of The Best Inspirational I Love You Quotes For Him Or Her

Posted By stevescottsite on Body and Mind - Love is an indescribable feeling. When you're in love, you're eager to express to your partner the depth of your emotions. You want this amazing person to know how much you love him or her, but it can be hard to come up with the right words. For centuries people have sought to craft the perfect […]
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How to become a Yoga Instructor

Posted By TrainFitness on Health - Looking to start your yoga instructor training. Find out more about the yoga instructor certification process and learn how to become a yoga instructor with TRAINFITNESS.So you're thinking about becoming a Yoga instructor? Your in the right place, here we will introduce you to our yoga instructor courses and outline the skills you need to become a Yoga Instructor.The term “yoga" derives from the Sanskrit word “yuj” meaning to yoke or concentrate This has been taken to mean the union of mind and body. Those who practice yoga look to find an amalgamation of body and spirit and achieve a greater understanding and knowledge of oneself.While there is no record of who invented Yoga, the Yoga Sutra (over 2,000 years old) provides the framework for mastering the mind and emotions while offering a

Strain Review: Lime OG

Posted By RFunctional on Health - Lime OG is a great hybrid if you’re looking for an introduction to hybrids. Lime OG is a sneaky hitting cannabis strain that was an impulse buy turned possible recurring purchase. It resulted in a nice balance of productive and relaxing. Lime OG is the perfect solution for when life […]