This form is to help clients and Personal Trainers practice setting short term, reachable goals.
This is a blank cardiovascular training form that we recommend for prescribing for PT clients or members of clubs. Training on the use of this form is available in our foundation programme - Fitness Consultant
This is a screening form you can use to make sure members are safe to join your exercise class
This is a blank resistance training form that we recommend for prescribing programmes for PT clients or members of clubs. Training on the use of this form is available in our foundation programme - Fitness Consultant
Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Adults: A background paper is the technical background paper that supports the Food and Nutrition Guideline statements released by the Ministry of Health in New Zealand.
Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Adolescents: A background paper is the technical background paper that supports the Food and Nutrition Guideline statements released by the Ministry of Health in New Zealand for adolescents.
NZ Food NZ Children Key results of the 2002 National Children’s Nutrition Survey including macro and micro nutrient consumption and physical activity participation
This is a blank screening form that we recommend for screening PT clients or members of clubs. Training on the use of this form is available in our foundation programmes - Fitness Consultant and Professional Practise Award
This article written by the Auckland DHB looks at whether the Glycaemic Index or Load should be incorporated into recommendations to individuals trying to lose weight
This article looks reflective listening. A skill that means you can 'really' listen to your client. We also look at why it's so important and how to do it.
A 30 minute video lecture on why screening is important and how to do it. Great for Personal Trainers or Fitness Consultants / Gym Instructors who want to perfect this very important skill.
Short video (5mins) showing how to collect personal details using the standard screening form. This is where Personal Trainers, Gym Instructors / Fitness Consultants develop the all important rapport that helps clients discuss their health in detail.
This short video (5mins) shows blood pressure being taken and also covers the screening section on physical profile / size
This short video (5mins) shows the collection of exercise risk information such as genetics, injuries and other limitations to exercise done on the screening form. Personal Trainers, Fitness Consultants / Gym Instructors will understand how important this is.
For gym instructors / fitness consultants and personal trainers who want to provide their customers with an outstanding plan for training and one that will very likely succeed. This video (13 mins) covers how to set up a tailored exercise plan including the principles of SMART goal setting and 'relapse prevention' for clients. It also shows how to carefully create a clear set of responsibilities for both the personal trainer and the client to ensure maximum value for the client and thereby an ideal purchase of personal training sessions.
This video (6mins) covers how to collect exercise preferences to ensure you prescribe the most suitable training for a client including training that they are most likely to follow through on. Great for personal trainers, gym instructors / fitness consultants to understand.
This series of video segments covers the entire screening process as well as having an introductory lecture on the importance of comprehensive screening in the fitness environment.
This section of video (15mins) shows an example of how to define goals using the screening form and how to define the amount and type of support. For Personal Trainers this is a great opportunity to understand how to get specific and clear with your client early. For Fitness Consultants / Gym Instructors this segment shows you how to set your member up for success and support them correctly in their efforts.
Part 1 – The importance of outcome. This article looks at what personal trainers and gym owners really need to be thinking about when working with clients. It's about more than just writing programmes and training people really really hard.
There is a difference between glycaemic index and glycaemic load but as you'll see from this article, the interest in the glycaemic index may be preventing the key messages getting through!