‘I’M TRAINING TO BE A PT’
H&F chief sub Emma Lewis (43), is studying to be a PT with Future Fit Training (futurefit.co.uk) ‘As a mum working on a busy magazine with long hours, I knew it would be tricky to fit studying into my life. But I’m passionate about becoming a PT to help people live a healthier lifestyle, so I’m doing my e-learning in the evenings when the kids are in bed. I passed the gym instructor stage a few weeks ago, by doing written exams in anatomy and physiology; exercise, welfare and health; and a (nerve-wracking!) practical exam where I had to instruct a beginner in the gym.
I was worried I’d be the oldest in my assessment group, but there was a huge age range and a lovely feeling of camaraderie.
I’m now starting on the PT level, with advanced anatomy and physiology; circuits and functional training; nutrition and weight management; plus training someone one-to-one for eight weeks! I’m learning so much and the tutor support’s impressive. Friends and family can’t wait till I’m qualified!’
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WHAT’S THE COST?
Check what’s included in the price before you choose your course
Future Fit Training (tuturefit.co.uk) is the leading provider tor personal trainers, nutrition advisors and Pilates instructors in the UK. Level 3 PT courses cost £2,999.
The Training Room (thetrainingroom.com) offers a three-year career support service to all graduates. A Level 3 PT course costs £1,995.
Premier Global (premierglobal.co.uk) is partnered with NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine), the leading authority on PT in the US, to deliver fitness qualifications. PT training starts from £1,499.
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