inspiration for extraordinary fitness careers


Issue 11


In this stellar new issue, you’ll pick up practical tips for rockstar recruiting; understand how changes to the training package are a big win for gyms and FitPros alike; discover AIF’s brand new BASEGX course, which is set to make teaching in-house GX programs so much easier; the effects of lockdown on balance among older adults; the truth about HIIT; and so much more!

Get into it – and let us know what you think.

Dennis Hosking
Founder & Managing Director
FITREC & HealthyPeople

Recruitment special
Ryan Hogan

Are you aware that your GFM can be responsible for running 30 to 50 per cent of your business? Les Mills Asia Pacific's Ryan Hogan, shares global truth bombs like this, along with three proven ways to successfully engage and recruit rockstar instructors.

Dennis Hosking

HealthyPeople and FITREC Founder Dennis Hosking says, “It’s the space between the notes that makes the music”. In the context of staff recruitment, this means “what’s your strategy in between job ads, to help you recruit right?”

Robert Cranfield

Fit Education's Robert Cranfield says that with recruitment challenges running rampant in our industry, it’s time to take a look at the difference between searching for new gym staff versus training new gym staff.

Jessica Bryant

BaseGX is an innovative, entry-level certification course that has been specifically designed for those wishing to teach in studios that deliver their own bespoke programming and in-house instructor training. Jessica Bryant from the AIF, explains.

Steve Grant

Director/Owner of Gymhub Steve Grant, reveals his top 10 tips to boost your gym's profit, without having to add new members. And PS. They don't require you to spend your hard-earned money advertising on expensive, hyper-competitive marketing platforms.

Tim Sunderland

Functional Training Institute's Tim Sunderland, explains the benefits and potential dangers of high intensity interval training (HIIT), and how it differs from its abandoned cousin, steady state training (SST).

Trudi Edmeades

We’ve heard about the detrimental effect that lockdowns have had on people’s mental and physical health, but another area of health also took a hit – balance. Trudi Edmeades from Third Age Fitness, explains.

Tommy Trout

Numerous studies are showing that regular exercise can be a great benefit to people on the autism spectrum beyond better health. WeFlex Founder Tommy Trout, explains how to expand your offerings to include this special population.

Australian Fitness Academy

Check out this indepth Q&A with the Australian Fitness Academy, which explains the radical changes to the certification requirements for registering as a Gym Instructor or Group Exercise Instructor with FITREC.


Eavesdrop on an insightful chat between FITREC’s Dennis Hosking and Lloyd Moore from Gallagher, as they toss around truth bombs to help personal trainers minimise risk when working with clients.

Dom Gili

AquaFitnessOnline.com founder Dom Gili, explains why water workout classes continue to grow in popularity, and shares four tips for club managers, coordinators and instructors to help grow their aqua exercise programs.

Dennis Hosking

Over an exciting few weeks, FITREC and HealthyPeople Founder Dennis Hosking attended three key fitness industry events with his FITREC and HealthyPeople team. Here's what they learned.


Friends of FITREC are respected industry suppliers. Check out these leading industry suppliers and what they can do for you.


Beyond registration and support for professionals, FITREC has backed many industry events, launched a magazine designed for industry professionals and developed a free session tracking tool to help professionals maintain client records more effectively.

Healthy People

There's no one place to find your next candidate; these days you need to use multiple channels! With HealthyPeople you get three job boards + more! HealthyPeople and FITREC founder Dennis Hosking, explains.