If you are an exercise professional how do you measure your year-on-year achievements? Do you do that based on your year-on-year earnings, addition of new qualifications or other measure? How do you measure your professional ranking? What do others see? If you have a LinkedIn profile you may be familiar with its Social Selling Index…

In previous posts WorkoutWith has spelt out a role for Fitness Professionals in Public Health. The referral of people under ‘GP Exercise Referral’ is well known although there are no reliable sources of information about how many GPs are referring patients nor the number of patients that have been referred and follow the referral program.…

The UK population are on a health kick. This is reflected in the way that members of the public have embraced different types of fitness regimes, from yoga to CrossFit; their aversion to fast food brands and women’s unprecedented participation in competitive sporting activity. Cumulatively, these conversations indicate a genuine evolution in UK consumer lifestyles.…

CIMSPA champion professional recognition For a long time WorkoutWith has been a campaigner for due recognition of the professional status of PTs. There are strong signals that this is now on the horizon as CIMSPA champion professional recognition. The killer question asked by Tara Dillon CEO CIMSPA of Andrew Honeyman of Department Culture Media and Sport…

The really successful people in life spot trends and get on-board early. In our previous blog we pointed to the trend that will have PTs learn a new skill to treat injuries that prevent or restrict people exercising and help their rehabilitation. What else is trending? First, some good news, the health and fitness industry…

The public health agenda is ripe for research and that presents new opportunity for exercise professionals. The majority of your time as a Personal Trainer is spent with a client who is fit but even fit people get injuries and then what – your client stops training while they recover from injury. That impacts your…

Have you experienced the New Year resolution January gym mayhem before? Every year the countdown begins for Fitness Professionals and gym chains – Countdown to gym mayhem. WorkoutWith promotes that fitness professionals play an important role in public health and you can read more when you click here. This role comes with responsibility and there…

WorkoutWith reported on four things this year that point to trends that every fitness professional needs to be mindful of; four trends point to your success: 1.  Build YOUR personal brand – MAKE IT YOUR No. 1 PRIORITY 2. The role of fitness professionals in public health 3. Initiatives to raise the ‘professional standing’ of…

In a previous blog WorkoutWith brought attention to a report about ‘The Role of Fitness Professionals in Public Health’. The publication of this report coincided with our application to UKActive’s ActiveLab to secure funding and support for our idea. We wanted to make a breakthrough in describing how medical and fitness professionals collaborate in public health.…

EXERCISE IS MEDICINE WorkoutWith has been observing and commenting on the trend for a closer cooperation between medical professionals and health professionals. To our delight we have found more evidence in a report published October 2016. The Role of Fitness Professionals in Public Health Is an 18 page report that you can read when you…