Enhancing Hydration For Your Clients

As trainers, we constantly encourage our clients to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. However, an often-overlooked aspect is the type of water they consume. You may have noticed that some clients, despite drinking ample water, find themselves needing to urinate frequently. This could be due to low mineral content in tap water, which…

Understanding ITEC and VTCT Accreditation

If you’re considering pursuing a career in fitness, you may have come across terms like ITEC and VTCT. But what exactly do these accreditations mean, and why are they important? Let’s dive in. What is ITEC Accreditation? ITEC, which stands for International Therapy Examination Council, is a leading international specialist examination board in the field…

FEI Hybrid Course Qualifications, Grant Process and Job Opportunities

Fitness Education Ireland (FEI) is an accredited iTEC VTCT Centre, signifying that our qualifications are regulated and recognised on a global scale. These qualifications are not only acknowledged worldwide but are also part of the National Quality Framework in Ireland, aligned with QQI standards. Additionally, they provide credits that can be applied towards further education.…

The Power of Periodisation: Unlocking Your Client’s Full Potential

In the realm of fitness and strength training, periodisation is more than a mere buzzword—it’s a core strategy. As the industry continuously evolves, understanding this foundational concept is paramount. By effectively harnessing periodisation, trainers can achieve unparalleled results for their clients. 1. What is Periodisation? Periodisation is the systematic planning of athletic or physical training,…

A Promise and Commitment from Fitness Education Ireland

As we embark on another year of empowering aspiring fitness professionals, Alan Murphy wants to share our unwavering core beliefs and promises. 1️⃣ Student-Centric Learning – At the heart of every course is YOU, the student. Whether transitioning careers, upskilling, or chasing a passion, we ensure your journey is both meaningful and impactful. 2️⃣ Hands-On…

The Importance of Fitness Education in Ireland

Ireland, known for its lush landscapes and rich cultural history, is also paving its path in the realm of fitness. While many might associate Ireland with traditional music and craic, the country is rapidly recognising the importance of fitness education. But why is fitness education significant in Ireland? Let’s unravel this topic a little. 1.…

What are the Job Prospects for Fitness Trainers in Ireland?

The fitness industry in Ireland is experiencing an unprecedented boom, and with that comes exciting opportunities for those looking to carve a niche in personal training. So, if you’ve been contemplating a career switch or looking to channel your passion for health and fitness, here’s why now is the best time to become a certified…

Empowering Change: The Art of Coaching and Effective Communication in Fitness

As a fitness professional, mastering coaching and communication skills is essential to inspire and guide others towards their fitness goals. In this blog post, we will explore the transformative impact of effective coaching and communication in the realm of fitness and delve into strategies that can empower both trainers and clients on their shared journey.…

Building Strength: The Power of Resistance Training for Your Fitness Journey

In the realm of exercise science, resistance training stands as a cornerstone for achieving optimal fitness. Beyond the aesthetics of a toned physique, resistance training offers a wide range of benefits that extend to both physical and mental well-being. In this blog post, we will delve into the science behind resistance training and explore its…