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chris mcg
  Sean:                Yo! What is the craic, Chris? Chris:               What’s happening? What’s happening? Sean:                I am fucking super excited to get you on here today, and tell these people the story, because look, just so that these guys know what they’re in for, what were you doing before you got into fitness? Give us like a back story of what your life went from, and to what you’re doing now. Chris:               Well, before fitness, basically it was just farming. 24/7. Hated life, hated every fucking day. It was just shit.Read More
eoin g
Look I wanted to do this, this is something really, really unique…..   That I’ve got in the gym with me today cause this thing happens every Thursday, us dudes   all meet up to train and its guys who came through the Academy and   now they are Personal Trainers out there doing   their own thing   but the other unique thing is they all started here at   Elite and they now own their own gym so I   wanted to get like a little run-through of what’sRead More
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Posted On February 4, 2020By EliteIn Blog

14 Craziest requests ever made to a PT

Came across this article just this morning and it creased me up.   Turns out people out there are off their trolly.😂 But hey maybe you knew that already   If not prepare yourself for a glimpse into the world of a personal trainer with 14 of the craziest things ever said to a PT in session.   By the way this was a real study conducted by interview with over 2,000 trainers. So here we go                  1. “Can you design aRead More
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  So,  Most of us don’t have any idea what we want when we are a teenager but Eoghan certainly knew what he didn’t want and that was to go to college he wanted a job that was hands-on we are brought up to believe college is the right route but it isn’t for everyone. Eoghan knew it wasn’t for him but he didn’t want to let people down and go the unconventional route “I always had a love for sport, played GAA and soccer and then rugby at school”Read More
july
Tons of YOUR questions about our personal trainer course and more answered here.   Q: What’s the difference between training providers and accrediting bodies? ANSWER: All training providers and their relevant accrediting bodies (ITEC, FETAC, REPs) provide you with the certification required to start your career in fitness. If you are considering emigrating make sure your certification will travel with you by contacting REPS Ireland via their website and following the registration and porting process before you travel.   ALL Reps Ireland accredited certs are recognized in the same countriesRead More
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Do you have a True passion for fitness? Want to know how to turn that into real Career as a Personal Trainer? I’ve actually figured it out.   Seriously. I have.   I now know exactly why people find it so HARD to make the title statement come true for them.   I NOW know why some people will NEVER make it in this industry as a Personal Trainer   I know why they will continually hustle for clients, continually drop their prices in response to competition and why they willRead More
scott furlong
Is college always the right path? Scott’s dad was a traditionalist thought going to School – then college – get Job – have a Pension Will make you happy But Scott wasn’t….. So, decided to do a gym instuctor course where he ended up doing step aerobics and for a man with 2 left feet this wasn’t good………………😂 One thing it did make him realise though that he did like the coaching side of things and knew a 9-5 job wasn’t for him… But after that course he thought thereRead More
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Everyday we hear reason’s stopping people from taking a leap of faith doing a personal trainer course getting into the industry and changing their lives forever.   Now we are NOT saying that taking a personal training course works like a magic bullet. Of course it doesn’t. There isn’t any course on earth that guarantees you get a job. OR success. Including going to university and getting a degree. Not a single university will make a crazy claim that a degree will guarantee a job. It guarantees education. What you doRead More
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Posted On November 15, 2019By EliteIn Blog

Personal Training Is NOT a REAL Job

  Personal training Is NOT a REAL Job   Its over saturated, underpaid and over 80% will quit in their first year and make less than 10K.    Holy shit what a kick in the nuts Ever get the feeling that you’re surrounded by negativity?   It’s like…. you’re doing your best   You’re following what you believe in…….   ………you’re ALL IN   Only to have some complete “A hole” tell you the shit above here ^^^^^   OR something like what Sandra keeps being told   She repliedRead More
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Posted On October 21, 2019By EliteIn Blog

You’re Happy Ever After…….

“Go to school get good grades and if you’re lucky you’ll get into university and then you’ll get a great job and be happy ever after” Isn’t that what we are all told…….. But look some people believe in Fairies……   You see I speak to students every day as you know we are applications only This story really stood out to me… I had a guy Thomas, whose been doing a sport science degree but began to get the feeling from the course content that it wasn’t what he believedRead More