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The authoritative guide to fitness instruction in Europe

EuropeActive’s Essentials for Fitness Instructors is the most comprehensive guide for fitness instructors interested in helping their clients’ achieve health and fitness goals.

Co-written by EuropeActive, the European standard-setting authority in health and fitness, this manual is essential for aspiring fitness instructors and is the only official baseline standard for registered fitness instructors throughout Europe.

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Books, Fitness News

Understanding the effects of Personal Training

This book presents the principles and theories of fitness in a conversational tone with real-life examples to help students understand how the body works and responds to exercise.

Anatomical illustrations and photographs provide further guidance on the scientific aspects of personal training and provide details of specific muscle systems and how to train them.

Extensive information on essential nutrients, coupled with guidance on helping clients burn fat and build strength, helps aspiring personal trainers take their sessions beyond simple workouts.

An instructor guide and presentation package, plus image bank of photographs and illustrations are also available to instructors.

Normal Price: £53.99 l €70.20
HK Rewards Members’ Price: £43.19 l €56.16

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Events, Fitness News

UKSCA’S 10th Annual Conference

UKSCA’S 10th Annual Conference logoUKSCA’S 10th Annual Conference
19th – 20th July 2014
Chesford Grange

The UK Strength and Conditioning Association’s Annual Conference is being held this year at Chesford Grange in Warwickshire.

It offers a packed programme of Keynote Addresses and Breakout Sessions presented by leading figures in the industry, including Greg Haff, co-author of Human Kinetics’ bestseller Periodization.

Human Kinetics will be selling copies of High Performance Training in Sports at a specially discounted rate, so be one of the first to get your hands on one of the most eagerly anticipated books we’ve ever published.

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Fitness News

Personal trainer prosecuted for unlicenced sessions

Alexis Baron CohenA personal fitness trainer is to be prosecuted for carrying out sessions in one of London’s royal parks without a licence.

Alexis Ajavon Baron Cohen, 43, is one of the first coaches to be taken to court for such an offence in a case that has been brought by The Royal Parks agency following a training session on Primrose Hill.

Today he said he was being treated “like a criminal” and vowed to fight the case, which is due to be heard next month.

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Events, Fitness News

Epic FitPro Live lands at ExCeL London on 18-19 July 2014

logoThe UK’s most inspiring educational fitness convention and trade show returns in 2014 at ExCeL London.

FitPro Live promises to be bigger and better than ever before, bringing you all the latest cutting-edge products and services.

Hear the world’s top fitness presenters divulge their secrets to ultimate health and fitness; join hundreds of sweaty bodies in one room moving in sync to a live DJ set; get time to socialise with like-minded health seekers; and get face-to-face with renowned experts who’ll answer your fitness queries.

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