Sep 12th, 2019
To make a real difference in the world and love what you do, you have to have a healthy relationship with yourself and the competitive business you’re in. Here are six traits that people look for in a great trainer – and tips on how to achieve them if you feel like you don't meet the criteria. 1. Show your passion As a fitness professional you are passionate about being fit and living a healthy lifestyle and helping others. You should show... + continue reading
Sep 10th, 2019
It’s EuropeActive’s (EREPS' parent organisation) mission to get more people, more active, more often. EREPS is a big part of this mission by being the keeper of a public register of exercise professionals in Europe, working with people every day to motivate them to do just that: be active. But there’s more: we also host events, bring together key stakeholders and have also taken up the task to gather as much information as possible on fitness... + continue reading
Sep 05th, 2019
The ability to adapt to future changes in the fitness industry provides sectoral leaders with a competitive advantage. Knowledge on the future shape of the fitness market is therefore ubiquitous in the media and provides valuable insider information. Via our parent-organisation EuropeActive, EREPS has joined the movement of foresight activities to provide its members with the information they need to make informed decisions on developing their... + continue reading
Aug 30th, 2019
The European Week of Sport Handbook for 2019 has been published to fully inform people about the European Week of Sport, a European Commission’s initiative which runs from 23 to 30 of September and encourages European citizens to be more active and embrace healthy lifestyles. The 2019 communication toolkit includes campaign objectives, target audience, key hooks, messaging, social media and much more. The 5th annual Week is expected to be the... + continue reading
Jul 04th, 2019
With the recent approval of the French Ministry of Sport a new Professional Qualification Certificate (CQP) for Fitness Instructor has been developed that will open new opportunities for the training and qualification of fitness professionals. The design of the CQP is based on EuropeActive standards and has been proposed by a consortium including France Active, Planet Fitness and the sport employers’ organisation COSMOS. The CQP can be... + continue reading
Jun 21st, 2019
It’s important to enjoy the vacation season during summer without compromising the relevance of keeping a healthy and active lifestyle. EREPS' parent organisation EuropeActive has the mission to make more people, more active, more often and support Europeans in living their daily lives healthier. Both physical and mental wellbeing are achievable if people let daily physical activity become part of their weekly routines. Here are some little... + continue reading
Jun 04th, 2019
By Niels Kingma, Physical Coaching Academy Selecting (programming) exercises for a client - specifically in corrective or specific learning situations should be an analytical, cognitive process. Variation is an important aspect of training, but simply varying exercises for the sake of variation limits progression of your client. I’ve already written about the need to program in terms of specific planar needs for your client in some corrective... + continue reading
May 21st, 2019
Studio One is a EuropeActive / EREPS accredited training provider from Greece. Their online platform forms a part of their blended learning PT Diploma and it has recently been awarded the title of one of the best online education platforms in Greece. It captured 2nd place (Silver Award) at the most exclusive Greek education competition, the “Education Leaders Awards 2019”, in the “online education” category, currently presided over by Ms. Anna... + continue reading
May 10th, 2019
By Dan Hunter, Physical Coaching Academy How many times, as spring comes around, have you decided to get into shape for the summer by undertaking a grueling exercise routine and committing to a restrictive diet? Well, if it’s more than once, know that you are not the only one… But why do we keep doing this to ourselves? I truly believe that being healthy and feeling comfy in one’s own skin is something that is not only achievable but also... + continue reading
Apr 10th, 2019
The third edition of the Training Provider Forum (TPF) took place last week in Cologne, during FIBO 2019, in the afternoon of April 5. More than 60 representatives from accredited Training Providers and National Associations attended the event. The conference commenced with a welcome from Julian Berriman, Director of the Professional Standards Committee. He reconfirmed EuropeActive’s mission to help create a prosperous, credible and respected... + continue reading