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The FitPro Sessions Podcast is brought to you by Parallel Coaching.

Hi I'm Neale, and I'm Hayley, and over the last 10 years, weve helped thousands of fitness professionals to get qualified, learn with simplicity and coach clients with confidence.

We're the first to say that learning and becoming a Fit Pro doesn't have to be Hard Work, and with the right structure, support and resources you can become a confident and knowledgeable fitness professional that is DEDICATED TO MORE. So how do you Learn, Qualify and Kickstart as a Fitness Professional?
This is the Fit Pro Sessions Podcast

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 73 Ratings

The FitPro Sessions Podcast is brought to you by Parallel Coaching.

Hi I'm Neale, and I'm Hayley, and over the last 10 years, weve helped thousands of fitness professionals to get qualified, learn with simplicity and coach clients with confidence.

We're the first to say that learning and becoming a Fit Pro doesn't have to be Hard Work, and with the right structure, support and resources you can become a confident and knowledgeable fitness professional that is DEDICATED TO MORE. So how do you Learn, Qualify and Kickstart as a Fitness Professional?
This is the Fit Pro Sessions Podcast

    [S11: E15] Nervous System Navigation – Anatomy Exam Revision

    [S11: E15] Nervous System Navigation – Anatomy Exam Revision

    Welcome to your ultimate guide, Nervous System Navigation, tailored to help you conquer your Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology exam with confidence.

    Today’s training about the nervous system will not only help make it more understandable but also relatable to your exam journey so you can pass with confidence.

    In this 13-minute video and blog, we simplify the structure of the nervous system, and help you navigate the key components. We’ll also explore why understanding the nervous system is crucial for your upcoming exams and as a Fitness Professional.


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    Need More Help with Your Level 3 Anatomy Revision?

    For Trainee FITPROS Taking Their L3 Anatomy & Physiology Exam. Learn, Revise & Pass Your Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology Exam In Under 10-hours

    (Without Having To Spend Hours Revising Or Feeling Overwhelmed)

    If you want to get your revision structured, learn everything you need to know, and feel confident on exam day, then click the link below:

    ⁠https://courses.parallelcoaching.co.uk/products/level-3-anatomy--physiology-revision-bootcamp ⁠

    Dedicated to more
    Hayley @ Parallel Coaching
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    P.S. Here are 4 ways we can help you revise smarter today:

    1. Are You A Trainee Fitness Professional Wanting Confidence, Guidance & Support In Your Revision? New Revision Bootcamps Reveal Step-By-Step How You Can Simplify Your Revision And Guarantee A Pass On Exam Day.

    ⁠⁠⁠https://courses.parallelcoaching.co.uk/products/revision-bootcamps⁠⁠⁠

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    • 12 min
    [S11: E14] Choosing The Right Personal Trainer Course For You

    [S11: E14] Choosing The Right Personal Trainer Course For You

    In today’s episode, you’ll get the guidance you want about choosing the right Personal Trainer course for you.

    We’re going to explore your individual needs and wants and lay out an easy path to follow. Selecting the right personal trainer course is not just a choice; it’s the critical first step towards sculpting a truly rewarding career as a FITPRO.

    There is no one-size-fits-all course that is perfect for everyone; it depends on a 6 factors:

    1. Recognition

    2. Preference and Learning Style

    3. Time Availability

    4. Your Learning Confidence

    5. Your Strengths and Weaknesses

    6. Look for reviews



    Read more notes and watch the video on today's blog

    https://parallelcoaching.co.uk/choosing-the-right-personal-trainer-course-for-you


    Tune in now and embark on this enlightening journey with us!


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    Personal trainers use their expertise on a daily basis to get inside the heads of their clients, design training programs that deliver results, and support life-improving health, fitness, and nutrition changes in their clients’ lives.

    Personal training is a results business and quite often, the results people achieve can be remarkable. If you feel that you have what it takes to help people to take control of their health, fitness, and well-being, then maybe it’s time for you to step up and join the ranks.

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    • 10 min
    [S11:E13] Winning at Anatomy Revision: How to Remember What Matters Most

    [S11:E13] Winning at Anatomy Revision: How to Remember What Matters Most

    Anatomy revision can often feel like an uphill battle, leaving you grappling with vast amounts of information.

    It’s completely normal to encounter struggles with memory and confidence along the way.

    But, fret not!

    In this podcast episode, we’ll delve into the secrets of mastering anatomy revision, focusing on techniques to help you retain crucial details and achieve success in your exams.

    This blog includes 5 points that will help you remember what matters most in your anatomy revision

    Start by listening to the 11-minute video tutorial, then click the link to read the 5 points and test your knowledge with 3 mock questions.

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    https://parallelcoaching.co.uk/winning-at-anatomy-revision-how-to-remember-what-matters-most

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    Need More Help with Your Level 3 Anatomy Revision?

    For Trainee FITPROS Taking Their L3 Anatomy & Physiology Exam. Learn, Revise & Pass Your Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology Exam In Under 10-hours

    (Without Having To Spend Hours Revising Or Feeling Overwhelmed)

    If you want to get your revision structured, learn everything you need to know, and feel confident on exam day, then click the link below:

    https://courses.parallelcoaching.co.uk/products/level-3-anatomy--physiology-revision-bootcamp

    Dedicated to more
    Hayley @ Parallel Coaching
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    P.S. Here are 4 ways we can help you revise smarter today:

    1. Are You A Trainee Fitness Professional Wanting Confidence, Guidance & Support In Your Revision? New Revision Bootcamps Reveal Step-By-Step How You Can Simplify Your Revision And Guarantee A Pass On Exam Day.

    ⁠⁠https://courses.parallelcoaching.co.uk/products/revision-bootcamps⁠⁠

    2. Download hundreds of Fitness Exam Mock Questions for Free

    ⁠⁠https://join.parallelcoaching.co.uk/fitness-exam-mock-questions⁠⁠3. Get 50 Pre-Made Muscles Memory Flashcards here: ⁠⁠https://courses.parallelcoaching.co.uk/products/level-3-muscle-memory-flashcards/ ⁠⁠

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    [S11:E12] Breaking Down the Myths: Chair-Based Exercise Is Not ‘Easy’ Exercise

    [S11:E12] Breaking Down the Myths: Chair-Based Exercise Is Not ‘Easy’ Exercise

    In today’s podcast episode, I break down the myths and misconceptions about chair-based exercise. You’ll learn that just because the exercise mode may be seated, doesn’t mean that it is EASY, or pointless.

    You’ll also identify 4 benefits of chair-based exercise so you can instruct these exercises safely, confidently and effectively.


    🏋️‍♀️Exercise isn't just about sweating buckets or lifting heavy weights. It's about creating an adaptation in your body, but here's the kicker: it's not the exercise mode; it's about how it challenges you.

    Here's a sneak peek of what's waiting for you:

    🔥 Whole Body Transformation: Uncover how chair-based exercise engages multiple muscle groups, creating a full-body workout that covers cardiovascular fitness, resistance training, flexibility, and motor skills.

    🌿 Low-Impact, High Reward: Discover why chair-based exercise is the go-to choice for individuals with diverse needs, offering low-impact benefits that extend far beyond the chair.



    📊 Intensity Tailored for You: Explore the magic of customization, where chair-based workouts can be adjusted to match your unique fitness level and desired intensity.



    🌍 Inclusivity Unleashed: Learn how chair-based exercise empowers everyone, regardless of their abilities, creating a strong sense of community and empowerment.But, shh... we've only scratched the surface! Are you ready to challenge the chair-based exercise myth? 🚀🪑

    Join us on this exciting fitness adventure, where chair-based exercise goes beyond "easy" to become the smart, effective, and accessible choice for everyone. 🤩


    Start by listening to the 11-minute video tutorial,


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    Become a Confident and knowledgeable Chair Based Exercise Instructor

    Our new Chair Based Exercise Course, is launching later this month. You can be one of the first to learn, and start instructing chair-based Exercises safely and effectively.

    Our course is loaded with innovative ideas to keep your clients motivated and engaged, ensuring they achieve their fitness goals while seated or using a chair for support. We’re thrilled to bring you this transformational training that will take your career to the next level.It includes planning, instructing screening and an 8-part in-depth exercise library. Stay tuned for a wealth of inspiration and strategies that will not only benefit your clients but also boost your professional success. 

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    Dedicated to more
    Hayley @ Parallel Coaching
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    P.S. Here are 4 ways we can help you revise smarter today:

    1. Are You A Trainee Fitness Professional Wanting Confidence, Guidance & Support In Your Revision? New Revision Bootcamps Reveal Step-By-Step How You Can Simplify Your Revision And Guarantee A Pass On Exam Day.

    ⁠https://courses.parallelcoaching.co.uk/products/revision-bootcamps⁠

    2. Download hundreds of Fitness Exam Mock Questions for Free

    ⁠https://join.parallelcoaching.co.uk/fitness-exam-mock-questions⁠3. Get 50 Pre-Made Muscles Memory Flashcards here: ⁠https://courses.parallelcoaching.co.uk/products/level-3-muscle-memory-flashcards/ ⁠

    4. Follow us on other social media channels

    Instagram: ⁠https://www.instagram.com/parallelcoaching⁠

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    • 10 min
    [S11:E11] Boosting Mental Focus During Anatomy Revision

    [S11:E11] Boosting Mental Focus During Anatomy Revision

    In today’s podcast episode, we will explore 4 strategies to help you boost your mental focus during anatomy revision.

    As a trainee personal trainer, your anatomy exam is a crucial milestone in your journey toward becoming a confident fitness professional.

    Many trainee FITPROs struggle with mental focus during their anatomy revision. This is not because learning anatomy is hard. It is often a result of learning HOW to study, and how to stay focused. Once you’ve got structure to your revision sessions you’ll realise just how easy it can be to learn and recall details for the exam.

    This blog and video is for you if you…
    -Put off Revision
    -Get easily distracted and daydream
    -have a lack of engagement in the content
    -Are not remembering or recalling details
    -Lose your train of thought
    -Make careless mistakes
    -Feel restless or agitated during revision

    With the right approach, you can conquer the challenge of exam preparation and feel more confident in your knowledge.

    Start by watching the video below, and then read the 4 tips and strategies. Finish up by testing your exam readiness with three mock questions.
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    https://parallelcoaching.co.uk/boosting-mental-focus-during-anatomy-revision
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    Need More Help with Your Level 3 Anatomy Revision?

    For Trainee FITPROS Taking Their L3 Anatomy & Physiology Exam. Learn, Revise & Pass Your Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology Exam In Under 10-hours

    (Without Having To Spend Hours Revising Or Feeling Overwhelmed)

    If you want to get your revision structured, learn everything you need to know, and feel confident on exam day, then click the link below:

    https://courses.parallelcoaching.co.uk/products/level-3-anatomy--physiology-revision-bootcamp

    Dedicated to more
    Hayley @ Parallel Coaching
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    P.S. Here are 4 ways we can help you revise smarter today:

    1. Are You A Trainee Fitness Professional Wanting Confidence, Guidance & Support In Your Revision? New Revision Bootcamps Reveal Step-By-Step How You Can Simplify Your Revision And Guarantee A Pass On Exam Day.

    https://courses.parallelcoaching.co.uk/products/revision-bootcamps

    2. Download hundreds of Fitness Exam Mock Questions for Free

    https://join.parallelcoaching.co.uk/fitness-exam-mock-questions

    3. Get 50 Pre-Made Muscles Memory Flashcards here:

    https://courses.parallelcoaching.co.uk/products/level-3-muscle-memory-flashcards/

    4. Follow us on other social media channels

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/parallelcoaching

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ParallelCoaching
    YouTube: http://bit.ly/2F1Z1bs



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    https://m.me/parallelcoaching⁠

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    • 8 min
    [S11:E10] Lost With Pricing

    [S11:E10] Lost With Pricing

    Lost With Pricing?
    Welcome to another episode of FITPRO Sessions where we uncover the secrets to establishing a successful pricing strategy as a Fitness Professional. In this episode, we delve into the challenges faced by FITPROs when it comes to pricing their services effectively.
    In this episode, we cover the following four points:

    Just because you are new as a FITPRO doesn't mean it should be cheaper: We explore the misconception that being new in the industry should result in lower prices. Discover why devaluing your expertise can hinder your business growth and learn how to establish fair pricing from the start.

    Comparison is the thief of all business success: It's easy to fall into the trap of comparing your prices to those of other FITPROs. We discuss why this can be detrimental and provide strategies to break free from the comparison mindset. Focus on your unique value and set yourself apart from the competition.

    Reverse Engineer your income Vs Time: Setting realistic financial targets is crucial. We guide you through the process of reverse engineering your desired income, enabling you to create a roadmap to reach your goals within a specific timeframe. Learn how to align your pricing strategy with your income objectives effectively.

    Add value and package your FITPRO service: Pricing is not just about numbers; it's about the perceived value you offer to your clients. We emphasize the importance of packaging your services in a way that meets your target audience's needs and desires. Discover how to differentiate yourself in a competitive market by adding value and creating irresistible service packages.


    Whether you're a seasoned FITPRO looking to refine your pricing strategy or a newcomer seeking guidance on navigating this complex landscape, this episode of FITPRO Sessions = "Lost With Pricing" is packed with insights and actionable tips to help you thrive in the FITPRO industry.
    Join us as we unravel the mysteries behind pricing, set your rates confidently, attract the right clients, and build a profitable fitness business.
    Tune in now and embark on this enlightening journey with us!
    Make sure you tell us your big takeaway from today's episode, by using the links below
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    Need Business Help?
    There are many aspects to setting up a FITPRO business, and without proper guidance, you can find yourself overwhelmed, confused and focusing on the wrong things. The biggest issue is that you spend so long trying to set up your business that you never get started training clients, all the while your confidence is reducing and your momentum comes to a halt.
    Our FITPRO Business Kickstarter is an online programme designed for newly qualified FITPROs to show them the foundations of building a business that is efficient, effective… and suits your lifestyle and dreams.
    Plus you learn all the intricate “hows” and tactics behind setting up campaigns, marketing your business and building your first PT package.
    >>>> Join us for our FITPRO Business Kickstarter here

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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

Miss Bennett ,

Easy to listen to and great teaching

I listen whilst driving, and I find the episodes so useful!
I love the explanations, real life stuff that helps me to visualise what’s going on.
I’ll continue to listen after I’ve qualified 🙏💜😊

HatB ,

5 star right through

These podcasts are awesome, as is the rest of Parallels content, as are Hayley and Neale! Can’t thank these two enough for what they provide and their help in my fitness journey 😃💪

vicpud ,

Outstanding!

Hayley and Neale and their podcasts have been integral to my professional development and confidence. Their knowledge, teaching style and down to earth approach to their listeners and learners is spot on and so effective. Thank you so much for everything you do. Don’t stop!!

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