EREPS Blog

The Benefits of Unilateral Training

May 07th, 2020
This article is brought to you by our friends from the American Council on Exercise. Ask a new client about his or her goals and the answer is often along the lines of, “lose weight and tone up.” Meeting the first goal is relatively straight forward—adhering to an exercise program to increase energy expenditure while following proper nutritional intake should result in weight loss. Addressing the second goal, however, requires educating your... + continue reading

Please fill in our EREPS Member Support Questionnaire

Apr 28th, 2020
The deadline for filling in the survey has passed. We thank you for voicing your opinion! The current situation is a challenging time for our industry. The EREPS team is well-aware of this. We want to ensure you feel supported and a part of our EREPS Community. We've put together our EREPS Member Support Questionnaire and want to hear your thoughts.  We want to know how how you, as a fitness professional, are dealing with the COVID-19... + continue reading

Don't miss: Our webinar on the Immune System (23 April)

Apr 20th, 2020
Having a robust immune system is more important than ever as we are constantly challenged with infections, toxins, trauma, stress and poor nutrition. It's important to understand and be able to recognise the problems that we face when our immune system is not operating optimally. This will be the topic of our EREPS webinar on Thursday 23 April, 15:00 CET*. The EREPS team have invited Nicky Coyne to host the webinar, titled "Building a Stronger... + continue reading

Keep your clients active with our #LetsBEACTIVEathome campaign

Apr 03rd, 2020
Are you keeping your clients active? We would like to know how. It is through live online classes, video personal training, recorded sessions, digital training programmes? Make sure to let us know! Beause of the current "lockdown" situation in many European countries, wee've recently lauched our #LetsBEACTIVEathome campaign, an adaptation to our #LetsBEACTIVE campaign. We want people to know that even thouh fitness centres may be closed,... + continue reading
EREPS, Keilir, Iceland, Accreditation, Verification

EuropeActive Quality Assurance Team visits Keilir Health Academy

Apr 02nd, 2020
Keilir Health Academy, in Iceland were recently visited by Pete Davies, part of the EuropeActive verification team. The visit proved to be very successful and informative, both for Mr Davies in his role as an External Quality Assurer, and for Arnar Hafsteinsson, the Director at Keilir Health Academy. Keilir takes seriously the responsibility to ensure that they remain a fully accredited Training Provider under EuropeActive. It was clear to Mr... + continue reading

Covid-19 Update: EREPS membership extended by 6 months free of charge

Apr 02nd, 2020
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and the strain this is putting on the fitness and physical activity sector, the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS) have decided to extend all existing EREPS Memberships by 6 months, FREE of charge. Julian Berriman, Director of Standards, confirmed: "The Coronavirus is affecting the global community and, in the Fitness and Physical Activity Sector lots of people’s income and employment is under... + continue reading

EuropeActive's COVID-19 webpage: information and inspiration for the fitness industry

Mar 23rd, 2020
EREPS' parent organisation EuropeActive has launched a special web page with a library of information regarding the impact of Covid-19 and best-business practices. These pages lists news, articles and stories on an ongoing basis and are there to help keep you informed on what is happening in the fitness sector and how to best act in these difficult times.  The pages also list the views and current actions of our national fitness... + continue reading

Instructions for EuropeActive Training Providers regarding coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 17th, 2020
The coronavirus / COVID-19 has been listed by the World Health Organization as a pandemic. As an accredited training provider, we are very aware that this situation will be affecting your day-to-day business and your ability to work with existing and future learners. The accreditation team are concerned to provide whatever support they can in these difficult times. In this light, we want to give you the autonomy to work with your current... + continue reading

Instructions for EREPS members regarding coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 16th, 2020
  The coronavirus / COVID-19 has been listed by the World Health Organization as a pandemic. As an EREPS member, we understand that this situation affects you on a daily basis. Our advice is to follow the general recommendations of your national government, the World Health Organization and the European Centre for Prevention and Disease Control (ECDC). EREPS takes health safety as a key priority and deeply encourages all members and... + continue reading

UK's CIMSPA Directory combines with REPs and will align closely with EREPS

Mar 03rd, 2020
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and UK Coaching have announced an agreement to combine the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) with the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory, creating a single directory for exercise and fitness professionals in the UK, which will be closely aligned with the European Register of Exercise Professionals. Sport England CEO, Tim Hollingsworth made the... + continue reading