Life Hacks: How To Make Your Workout Go Further

Most people these days are missing one important ingredient in their life – time. Time is difficult to come by and seems to slip away with minimum effort into nothingness. If you’ve ever found yourself

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What you need to do when releasing a summer workout program

The sun is finally out. It peeked out from behind the clouds for a moment, but now it’s bearing down on us with an intense heat.There are two moments in the year that cause a surge in people joining

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Moving Your Workouts From The Gym To The Outdoors

Summer can be a bit of a conundrum for those that love their health and fitness. It’s holiday season, so you want to make sure you are feeling your best on the beach in August. It’s also boiling hot

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How To Make The Most Of Your Rest Days

Most of the fitness world place a lot of emphasis on the type of workout you are getting in each day. How many reps can you do? What weights are you lifting? What’s your squat form like? Whilst these

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Do You Want To Organise A Fitness Retreat?

A new trend in the fitness industry is to organise a retreat abroad. Some see it as an easy way to make a lot of money and travel for free. But do not underestimate how much work goes into executing a

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Media Kit Is The New Black

Have you ever heard of a media kit? Neither had I until recently. The term is from public relations and marketing. It means a prepared promotional material in a pack to promote a new product or event.

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So You Want To Be A Brand Ambassador?

As a personal trainer, you will have many opportunities to work with other businesses in the wellness sector, such as physiotherapists, massage therapists, and dieticians. These will often have local reach

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Yamuna Is One Of The Best Yoga Teachers in Mallorca

Yamuna Devi’s an accomplished and experienced yoga teacher. She spends her winters in Goa and summers teaching Yoga in Mallorca. She teaches Vinyasa Flow, Hatha and Yin Yoga as well as being a certified

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Top 15 Instagram Tools For Sports Instructors - Photo Editing Tools and Apps

Top 15 Instagram Tools for Sport Instructors

With over 500 million active monthly users, Instagram is a social media channel you should focus on especially if you’re current clients and target market is between 20 and 40 years old. Recent stats

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Top 4 Customer Service Tips Every Sports Instructor Must Employ

Top 4 Customer Service Tips Every Sports Instructor Must Employ

Customer Service is the interaction between you and any potential customer.Every time you go into a store and ask for help from an employee, they are giving your Customer Service. Think about how you are

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Get The Best Graphic Design Tools For Your Business

If you need to develop a logo, create flyers or design a business card, then you need to do some graphic design. It can seem intimidating at first, but there are the best graphic design tools to help you

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Why and How To Start Doing Yoga Today

Yoga has long been practiced in the East as a spiritual and physically redemptive practice. Whilst yoga comes in many forms with wonderful names, ashtanga, vinyasa, kundalini, hatha, raja, the process

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How To Add UnSplash Photos To Your Classes

UnSplash is an incredible source of over 200 thousand beautiful royalty free photos. You can now add them to your classes to make them stand out more. Add photos from UnSplash when you set up a classIt

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Sports Instructors - Fitness Licenses For Parks in London

Sports Instructors – Fitness Training License And Fees For Parks

Many personal trainers and fitness professionals train their clients outdoors in local parks. They offer a variety of convenient locations, as well as a chance to be outside and reconnect with nature.

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Sports Instructor: Sole Trader or Limited Company?

At some point in your journey as an independent sports instructor, you’ll be standing at the Sole Trader or Limited Company crossroad. Sole Traders have few administrative requirements and can be

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3 Ways You Can Engage With Your Audience Offline - Sports Instructors

Sports Instructors – 3 Ways You Can Engage With Your Audience Offline

The internet has had an incredible transformative effect on how we live our lives. It has changed how people socialise, have fun, work and solve problems. It has changed how you do business. But there

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Yoga and Coach Ibiza

Tomás Gómez is one of Ibiza's most experienced Yoga teachers. Tomás runs Yoga and Coach Ibiza. He offers regular group, private classes and yoga retreats all across the island.Tómas discovered Yoga

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For Sports Instructors - Pitching Your Sport To Other Sports

Pitch Your Sport To Other Sports

It is often said that ‘variety is the spice of life’. Many athletes find that doing a range of different activities not only keeps them interested but improves performance and helps prevent injury.

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Revamping Reps and what does it mean for Fitness Professionals

Revamping REPs And What It Means For Fitness Professionals

The majority of UK personal trainers and fitness instructors are members of the Registry for Exercise Professionals (REPs). Started in 2002, REPS is meant to ensure that personal trainer and fitness instructors

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Sports Instructors - How To Feature Your Clients Stories In Your Content Strategy

How To Feature Client Stories In Your Content Strategy

On this blog, we have so far published several articles on how to establish your digital profile, create your brand and manage your social media channels. We’ve also discussed where you can start with

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Sports Instructors - Top 3 Copywriting Tips

Top 3 Copywriting Tips for Sports Instructors with Content Checklist

OK so you’re up and running, social media ready. But before pressing send and bombarding your audience with tips, teasers and tweets, there are a few things you should check. The first is to consider

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5 Top Fitness Trends In London

Top 5 Fitness Trends In London

Fitness fads come and go (do you remember the Thigh Master and Jazzercise?). I have lived in London since 2011 and have seen some big changes on the fitness scene. Indoor cycling became very popular (and

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How To Get Testimonials for your Sports Instructor Business

How To Get Testimonials for Your Sports Instructor Business

Following on from our recent article about the value of testimonials and reviews for sports instructors, today we’ll have a look at different ways you can ask for a testimonial. However, before we dive

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Marie Laure Lasry is a fantastic yoga teacher

Are You Looking For A Fantastic Yoga Teacher on Ibiza?

Marie-Laure Lasry is a fantastic yoga teacher who has been practising yoga for over 30 years and teaching for nearly 10 years.A fantastic yoga teacher with amazing classesShe has an incredible depth of

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SUP in Ibiza

Where Is The Best SUP In Ibiza?

Luke and Sarah are recently qualified ASI Stand Up Paddleboard Instructors. They have fallen in love with SUP and the amazing island of Ibiza. They recently ditched their previous City of London lives,

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Accounting for Sports Instructors

Balancing the books: accounting for sports instructors

Before we jump straight into accounting for sports instructors: Do you remember how it felt to earn your first money? Remember the thrill of someone paying you for your hard-earned skills? And remember,

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HIT Training with Peta Olivia

HIIT Training In Ibiza With Peta Olivia

Peta's a full time holistic personal trainer. She runs small group fitness classes and HIIT Training from her home studio in Ibiza. In addition she offers private personal training. Peta loves everything

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Top 5 Yoga Poses to Help You Start Your Day - Lexi Elven

Top 5 Yoga Poses To Start Your Day

I’ve been practising yoga since 2003. As you can see from the picture below on the right, I'm currently rather pregnant so my practice (and teaching!) has had to evolve and adapt with my changing body.

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Mollie Millington Is A Girl Who Can Help You Get Fit

Mollie Millington is an American born, London based personal trainer, fitness writer, and health coach.Mollie Millington's a multi talented instructor​She's qualified as a Personal Trainer, Spinning

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Marketing for Sports Instructors - Creating A Persona

Sports Instructors – Who is your target client? 

It goes without saying that when it comes to finding a new client, the person most likely to buy from you will be a perfect fit for what you do. The question is: how do you find that person? One of the

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The Importance of Social Media Conversations

The days of getting huge audiences on the most popular social media channels have gone. Yet done right, social media still offers independent sports businesses an effective way to reach more people and

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Learn From Other Instructors Social Media Mistakes

Sports Instructors don’t appear to know How to Use Social Media or the Internet to it’s fullest potential.In February 2017, we surveyed the online profiles of 149 sports instructors. We reviewed Instructors

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The Value of Testimonials and Reviews for Sports Instructors

The Value of Testimonials for Sports Instructors

Nothing is more powerful for an independent sports business than word of mouth. So having clients tell potential customers about what you do is hugely valuable. In addition, reviews/testimonials offer

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Martina Greff - one of Ibiza's most experiences sea kayak instructors

Amazing Sea Kayak Adventures In Ibiza With Martina

The best way to explore Ibiza’s beautiful coastline, beaches and clear blue waters is by sea kayak.​Martina’s been taking groups of paddlers around the islands for the last 9 years. She has discovered

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Learn From The Best: Social Media Tips for Yoga Instructors

It might sound like a dedicated social media channel as a platform to advertise your practice, doesn’t sound like the type of activity a spiritual practitioner would get involved in. But increasingly,

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Sports Instructors - How To Get The Branding Right

Sports Instructors: How To Get Your Branding Right

It is true that you never have a second chance to make a first impression. In this article we’ll therefore look at why branding matters and how everything that you do as the person behind an independent

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Top 13 Fitness Motivational Quotes To Inspire You and Your Clients

Top 13 Fitness Motivational Quotes To Inspire You and Your Clients

How do you motivate yourself and how do you motivate your clients? Motivation is one of the biggest obstacles when it comes to exercise and also life overall. It’s in our nature to try to avoid pain

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The Proof Is In The Pudding, Our Twitter Reach Is Up 60%

​The 'Proof Is In The Pudding', our month on month Twitter numbers are trending upwards, it means we're growing!This is the first in a series of articles I'll be writing over the coming months about

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A Step By Step Guide to Managing Your Twitter Followers

How To Grow Your Twitter Followers For Free

This is a step by step guide on 'How To Grow Your Twitter Followers For Free'.Before you start outYou need to do a little research before starting. Identify 2 or 3 of each of the followingYour competitors

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Top 5 Productivity Tips for Sports Instructors

Top 5 Productivity Tips for Sports Instructors

If you struggle to get through your workload as a sports instructor, try those simple productivity tricks which will help you manage your business better.

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Card Processing Fees

OffPeak’s Card Processing Fees

OffPeaks' FeesOffPeaks does not charge Instructors or their Clients a 'per transaction' fee.  However, we do pass on card processing fees to instructors (more below).  We do not (yet) offer instructors

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Write for us about your amazing adventure

Beautiful Stories Need To Be Told

We are looking adventurers, explorers, sportsmen, sportswomen, instructors, guides or anyone with beautiful stories that need to be told.Write for UsYou will be writing a blog on a lesson, course, trip

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5 free tools you need to manage your Twitter followers with

The Only 5 Free Tools You Need To Manage Twitter

Twitter is a great platform help identify and communicate to new clients. Is it simple to use, and with the right tools we can do everything we need for free and in 15 minutes per day.Free tools​ for

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5 Free Action And Fitness Photography Sources For Sport Instructors

5 Free Action And Fitness Photography Sources

Visual content is proven to reach your sports clients’ heart much faster than words. Here are 3 free sources of great imagery for you to use online.

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How do I create a Sports Business Blog?

How To Create A Sports Business Blog

We sometimes get asked ‘how do I create a Sports Business Blog for my sports business’ and manage it and all the social media accounts at the same time? Creating a blog is a relatively simple

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Tenke Fitness Retreat

Tekne Fitness Retreat, Ibiza

If you are looking for that perfect detox weekend, or a week of invigorating exercise, healthy food and luxurious living, Des Aspill has created Tekne Fitness Retreat. It might simply be as close

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Facebook Advertising for Sports Instructors: Advanced Audience

Facebook Advertising for Sports Instructors: Advanced Audience

Following from our previous post, Facebook Advertising for Sports Instructors: advanced audience tips will help you make the most of the Facebook advanced options. For example, you could create “Lookalike

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How To Create An Invoice For Your Sport Instructor Business

How To Create An Invoice For Your Sports Business

As a sports instructor, do you know whether you need to write invoices? Learn about legal requirements, how to write invoices and what tools will help you.

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Top Destinations for Active Holidays

Want to switch things up a bit? Here are the top 5 locations to perfect your in the most inspiring environments…

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Facebook Advertising for Sports Instructors

A simple, step-by-step guide to setting up your first Facebook advert. A proven strategy that may help find new clients and grow your sports business.

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