20 Years in the Fitness Industry – What’s Changed!?

Our director Claire has just celebrated 20 years in the fitness industry and below here are some of the changes she’s seen over her career… We now have virtual workouts available Fitness classes used to be ran at your local gym or, personal trainers could come to you (for the privileged few!) But the fitness…

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September 12, 2017

2018 Course Dates

  YBFIT Training course dates for 2018   COURSE Awarding Body/Attendance Days COURSE DATES Level 2 Gym YMCA Awards 13th/14th & 20th/21st January    12th/13th & 19th/20th May    15th/16th & 22nd/23rd   Sept Level 3 Personal Training YMCA Awards 10th/11th, 24th/25th March& 7th/8th April   7th/8th & 21st/22nd July& 4th/5th August   10th/11th &…

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August 31, 2017

7 Things I’ve Learnt as a Business Owner

Our director Claire Baker shares her advice for entrepreneurs after celebrating 20 years in the fitness industry… It’s okay not to be good at everything Ask for help in the areas that you’re not sure about. When I started running YBFIT Training i had lots of knowledge on fitness and health but my experience of…

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August 27, 2017

5 Reasons to Love Group Exercise/Exercise to Music

5 Reasons to Love Group Exercise/Exercise to Music What better way to Exercise and Enjoy it than with a group of like minded people. We all have our reasons for exercising whether it’s the health benefits, the feel good factor or even the social aspect. Here we have some of the best reasons to love…

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August 15, 2017

Inflammation isn’t always visible…

Does this sound Familiar? Are you Juggling kids, your job, your marriage, the dog, the house, a hobby and a (somewhat struggling) social life? You could be suffering from inflammation caused by stress. Pretty much every ailment causes inflammation somewhere in your body, even if you can’t see it. For example, a cold will cause…

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August 14, 2017

Social Jet Lag

Social Jet Lag… Could this be you? How are you feeling? Groggy? Tired? Can’t glug enough coffee to make today a success? Well, you’re not alone. New research from the academic journal Sleep has found that going to bed and waking up later on the weekend can have a long term effect on your body.…

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July 12, 2017

30 Days to Change

What’s the hobby that you’ve been neglecting for months? What’s the habit you’ve picked up that you wish you could stop but just can’t seem to find the motivation? What would you like to add to your life, or subtract from it? If you’re anything like me, that list is pretty long! It’s all well…

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June 21, 2017

Upcoming Course Dates July – December 2017

Upcoming courses July – December 2017 YMCA Awards Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training DATE OF COURSE: 01/07/2017 CLICK TO BOOK                     Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Pre/Post Natal Exercise DATE OF COURSE: 22/07/2017 CLICK TO BOOK Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral…

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June 1, 2017

Go on… Big yourself up :-)

Do you big yourself up enough or even at all…? When was the last time you really heard a compliment… no I mean really heard it! You see I bet if you think about it and really listen we are paid them more than we think. It could just be someone saying thank you for…

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May 11, 2017

Should I Become A Personal Trainer?

Should I become a personal trainer?  Let’s start by busting a common misconception about being a personal trainer… You do not need to be super toned and muscular to be a personal trainer. Ladies, I’m talking to you! Yes, you need an interest in fitness and yes, you need to be relatively in shape as…

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March 29, 2017