GET HCM
magazine
Sign up for the FREE digital edition of HCM magazine and also get the HCM ezine and breaking news email alerts.
Not right now, thanksclose this window
British Military Fitness
British Military Fitness
British Military Fitness
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn Follow Health Club Management on Instagram
UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
Get the latest news, jobs and features in your inbox
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

features

Promotional feature: Premier Global - Fit for purpose

As ukactive pushes for government to focus on physical activity for healthcare, Brad Tucker, managing director at Premier Global NASM, explains how the training provider is evolving its programmes to help fitness professionals deliver person-centred, holistic health solutions

Published in Health Club Management 2019 issue 11
The NASM Certified Nutrition Coach certification teaches students how to apply behavioural changes coaching techniques
The NASM Certified Nutrition Coach certification teaches students how to apply behavioural changes coaching techniques

Even a few years ago, the majority of people working out in gyms were there to get fit. Yes, some wanted to enhance their health but most simply wanted to be fitter or stronger. Today it is a very different story.

The nation’s inactivity crisis has driven a profound change in government health care strategy, which now recognises the vital role physical activity can play in its ‘prevention rather than cure’ strategy.

The health care sector is looking to our facilities and fitness professionals to support the prescription and implementation of active care plans. This means our gym floors must host personal trainers who are professionally proficient in serving a much wider set of health needs and who can prescribe a more holistic, wraparound plan that incorporates all aspects of life from physical activity to nutrition.

As global leader in the provision of training and education for fitness professionals we take our responsibility to ensure the workforce is able to serve the needs of the market very seriously. Qualifying as a personal trainer is just the start of the journey. In order to meet the health needs of our increasingly diverse population, investment in ongoing education is absolutely vital.

All Premier Global NASM education programmes, from our world renowned personal trainer qualification to all of our CPD education specialisms, base practical application on solid, proven, scientific theory and teach how to adapt the science to deliver a highly bespoke person-centric plan. No two people are the same, so no two plans should be the same.

Take the most recent addition to our CPD arsenal. Following several years of development with input from more than 20 experts in nutrition, metabolism, physiology, psychology and behaviour change, we have recently introduced the NASM Certified Nutrition Coach (NASM-CNC) certification.

With obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer all on the rise, the need to adequately equip our workforce with scientifically based nutrition knowledge to support individuals in the pursuit of healthier, lifesaving behaviours has never been greater. There is a minefield of confusing and often contradictory information out there when it comes to nutrition. This course separates myth from fact and teaches students how to practically implement evidence-based strategies into daily life.

Nutritional requirements are highly variable and influenced by a plethora of external factors including allergies, religion, long-term health conditions and ethnic food preferences. The NASM-CNC certification teaches aspiring Nutrition Coaches how to apply behavioural change coaching techniques to help their clients implement and commit to a nutrition plan.

Another example of a CPD certification which directly addresses an emerging market need is the Senior Fitness Specialism (NASM-SFS). The UK has an ageing population. The Office of National Statistics predicts that 75 per cent of UK population growth between 2012 and 2040 will take place in the over-60 age group, with increases from 14 to 22 million people.

Our dedicated product development team has created a course which teaches students how to create training programmes based on our world renowned Optimal Performance TrainingTM (OPTTM) model. The OPTTM model takes into account the physiological, psychological and lifestyle factors specifically affecting this market segment and teaches how to make practical applications.

Teaching methods
All of our education is designed to make learning as enjoyable, accessible and affordable as possible for students. As a result, we have developed a bespoke interactive distance training platform which provides the flexibility to fit learning around both work and family commitments. Working with cutting-edge interactive and multimedia designers, Premier Global NASM has created an instructional experience that is fun, engaging, and immersive.

Closing comment
The role of the gym floor fitness instructor is more diverse than ever and requires a broad knowledge base to serve all segments of the population and deliver wraparound, holistic lifestyle advice and programming. The Premier Global NASM CPD offer supports this need and is constantly reviewed and updated to reflect the ever-changing needs of the fitness market.

For more information visit www.premierglobal.co.uk

Brad Tucker
"The nation’s inactivity crisis has driven a profound change in government health care strategy, which now recognises the vital role physical activity can play in its ‘prevention rather than cure’ strategy" - Brad Tucker, Premier Global NASM

INSTAGRAM: @premierglobalnasm

EMAIL: [email protected]

WEB: www.premierglobal.co.uk

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
With obesity and other weight-related diseases on the rise, adequate nutrition knowledge is becoming more necessary for PTs
With obesity and other weight-related diseases on the rise, adequate nutrition knowledge is becoming more necessary for PTs
http://www.leisureopportunities.com/images/imagesX/91215_165052.jpg
As ukactive pushes for government to focus on physical activity for healthcare, Brad Tucker, managing director at Premier Global NASM, explains how the training provider is evolving its programmes to help fitness professionals deliver person-centred, holistic health solutions
Brad Tucker, Premier Global NASM,Premier Global NASM, ukactive, Brad Tucker,
People
HCM people

Dave Courteen

MD and co-founder of Mosaic Spa and Health Clubs
I set myself the goal that if I found someone famous to write the foreword and a publisher, then I would write the book
People
HCM people

Dan Bond

Owner, CrossFit Fort Ashton
We’d explained leading up to the lockdown that if everyone decided to freeze or cancel, then there would be a possibility of not having a gym to come back to
People
We offer career progression and decent pay and retain 85–90% of staff each year
Features
The way I see it
As Technogym launches its new virtual and on-demand services, Francesco Arlotti, head of digital solutions, shares his thoughts with HCM
Features
Training
Balance training is set to become a major fitness trend, with exercisers increasingly appreciating the benefits of having a strong core and good balance, particularly as they age. Lauren Health-Jones rounds up the latest product releases
Features
Statistics
ukactive, 4global and partners have modelled the likely recovery from the lockdown. Ed Hubbard outlines the numbers
Features
Reopening
David Lloyd Leisure has launched a raft of outdoor classes, including an enhanced role for its Battlebox concept, as Liz Terry reports
Features
Opinion
The over-70s were treated as one homogenous group during the lockdown and advised to shield. Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging says this is leading to an increase in ageism that the industry must fight to overcome
Features
Partner briefing
BMF, the outdoor fitness franchise company co-owned by Bear Grylls, is launching a £1m initiative designed to offer financial support to PTs and exercise professionals in getting back to work after the lockdown
Features
Strength
It’s considered a fundamental part of our fitness routines by medical professionals, but many exercisers, particularly women, are still put off by strength training. We asked leading suppliers what they’re doing to champion strength
Features
Latest News
Garmin has acquired Firstbeat Analytics, provider of physiological analytics and metrics for consumer devices in ...
Latest News
Rainer Schaller, the founder of budget gym megabrand McFIT, has added iconic franchised chain Gold's ...
Latest News
In a boost to the gym and physical activity sector, the UK's deputy chief medical ...
Latest News
Publicly listed operator, The Gym Group (TGG) says it has retained 80 per cent of ...
Latest News
PureGym's operations in Europe have helped the business through the UK lockdown, according to CEO ...
Latest News
Following its announcement that grassroots sport could restart on 11 July and that gyms and ...
Latest News
Industry body ukactive has launched an Independent Operators' Steering Group, catering for members who run ...
Latest News
The UK's fitness industry can finally get back to business on Saturday 25 July, following ...
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios
Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Let's get restarted: Physical Company offers advice on keeping gym members safe
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a question mark over gyms and studios, which in many markets will be one of the last sectors to be given the green light.
Video Gallery
BMF with Bear Grylls - Mission to reboot the fitness industry
British Military Fitness
BMF with Bear Grylls has put up a £1m fund to get personal trainers, fitness instructors and class instructors back to work and earning money. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Hedgehog Concept Ltd
Ground breaking leisure and fitness club management software. Software that has incisive focus on the ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Safe Space Lockers
Safe Space have over 25 years of experience in the UK leisure and fitness industry, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates

features

Promotional feature: Premier Global - Fit for purpose

As ukactive pushes for government to focus on physical activity for healthcare, Brad Tucker, managing director at Premier Global NASM, explains how the training provider is evolving its programmes to help fitness professionals deliver person-centred, holistic health solutions

Published in Health Club Management 2019 issue 11
The NASM Certified Nutrition Coach certification teaches students how to apply behavioural changes coaching techniques
The NASM Certified Nutrition Coach certification teaches students how to apply behavioural changes coaching techniques

Even a few years ago, the majority of people working out in gyms were there to get fit. Yes, some wanted to enhance their health but most simply wanted to be fitter or stronger. Today it is a very different story.

The nation’s inactivity crisis has driven a profound change in government health care strategy, which now recognises the vital role physical activity can play in its ‘prevention rather than cure’ strategy.

The health care sector is looking to our facilities and fitness professionals to support the prescription and implementation of active care plans. This means our gym floors must host personal trainers who are professionally proficient in serving a much wider set of health needs and who can prescribe a more holistic, wraparound plan that incorporates all aspects of life from physical activity to nutrition.

As global leader in the provision of training and education for fitness professionals we take our responsibility to ensure the workforce is able to serve the needs of the market very seriously. Qualifying as a personal trainer is just the start of the journey. In order to meet the health needs of our increasingly diverse population, investment in ongoing education is absolutely vital.

All Premier Global NASM education programmes, from our world renowned personal trainer qualification to all of our CPD education specialisms, base practical application on solid, proven, scientific theory and teach how to adapt the science to deliver a highly bespoke person-centric plan. No two people are the same, so no two plans should be the same.

Take the most recent addition to our CPD arsenal. Following several years of development with input from more than 20 experts in nutrition, metabolism, physiology, psychology and behaviour change, we have recently introduced the NASM Certified Nutrition Coach (NASM-CNC) certification.

With obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer all on the rise, the need to adequately equip our workforce with scientifically based nutrition knowledge to support individuals in the pursuit of healthier, lifesaving behaviours has never been greater. There is a minefield of confusing and often contradictory information out there when it comes to nutrition. This course separates myth from fact and teaches students how to practically implement evidence-based strategies into daily life.

Nutritional requirements are highly variable and influenced by a plethora of external factors including allergies, religion, long-term health conditions and ethnic food preferences. The NASM-CNC certification teaches aspiring Nutrition Coaches how to apply behavioural change coaching techniques to help their clients implement and commit to a nutrition plan.

Another example of a CPD certification which directly addresses an emerging market need is the Senior Fitness Specialism (NASM-SFS). The UK has an ageing population. The Office of National Statistics predicts that 75 per cent of UK population growth between 2012 and 2040 will take place in the over-60 age group, with increases from 14 to 22 million people.

Our dedicated product development team has created a course which teaches students how to create training programmes based on our world renowned Optimal Performance TrainingTM (OPTTM) model. The OPTTM model takes into account the physiological, psychological and lifestyle factors specifically affecting this market segment and teaches how to make practical applications.

Teaching methods
All of our education is designed to make learning as enjoyable, accessible and affordable as possible for students. As a result, we have developed a bespoke interactive distance training platform which provides the flexibility to fit learning around both work and family commitments. Working with cutting-edge interactive and multimedia designers, Premier Global NASM has created an instructional experience that is fun, engaging, and immersive.

Closing comment
The role of the gym floor fitness instructor is more diverse than ever and requires a broad knowledge base to serve all segments of the population and deliver wraparound, holistic lifestyle advice and programming. The Premier Global NASM CPD offer supports this need and is constantly reviewed and updated to reflect the ever-changing needs of the fitness market.

For more information visit www.premierglobal.co.uk

Brad Tucker
"The nation’s inactivity crisis has driven a profound change in government health care strategy, which now recognises the vital role physical activity can play in its ‘prevention rather than cure’ strategy" - Brad Tucker, Premier Global NASM

INSTAGRAM: @premierglobalnasm

EMAIL: [email protected]

WEB: www.premierglobal.co.uk

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
With obesity and other weight-related diseases on the rise, adequate nutrition knowledge is becoming more necessary for PTs
With obesity and other weight-related diseases on the rise, adequate nutrition knowledge is becoming more necessary for PTs
http://www.leisureopportunities.com/images/imagesX/91215_165052.jpg
As ukactive pushes for government to focus on physical activity for healthcare, Brad Tucker, managing director at Premier Global NASM, explains how the training provider is evolving its programmes to help fitness professionals deliver person-centred, holistic health solutions
Brad Tucker, Premier Global NASM,Premier Global NASM, ukactive, Brad Tucker,
Latest News
Garmin has acquired Firstbeat Analytics, provider of physiological analytics and metrics for consumer devices in ...
Latest News
Rainer Schaller, the founder of budget gym megabrand McFIT, has added iconic franchised chain Gold's ...
Latest News
In a boost to the gym and physical activity sector, the UK's deputy chief medical ...
Latest News
Publicly listed operator, The Gym Group (TGG) says it has retained 80 per cent of ...
Latest News
PureGym's operations in Europe have helped the business through the UK lockdown, according to CEO ...
Latest News
Following its announcement that grassroots sport could restart on 11 July and that gyms and ...
Latest News
Industry body ukactive has launched an Independent Operators' Steering Group, catering for members who run ...
Latest News
The UK's fitness industry can finally get back to business on Saturday 25 July, following ...
Latest News
HCM understands a decision on reopening dates for gyms and also for spas will be ...
Latest News
Interest in gym reopening in England is reaching fever pitch, with an announcement expected any ...
Latest News
Exercising increases levels of a protein hormone secreted by the bones which has a powerful ...
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios
Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Let's get restarted: Physical Company offers advice on keeping gym members safe
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a question mark over gyms and studios, which in many markets will be one of the last sectors to be given the green light.
Video Gallery
BMF with Bear Grylls - Mission to reboot the fitness industry
British Military Fitness
BMF with Bear Grylls has put up a £1m fund to get personal trainers, fitness instructors and class instructors back to work and earning money. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Hedgehog Concept Ltd
Ground breaking leisure and fitness club management software. Software that has incisive focus on the ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Safe Space Lockers
Safe Space have over 25 years of experience in the UK leisure and fitness industry, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
British Military Fitness
British Military Fitness