inspiration for extraordinary fitness careers


Issue 2


Hey everyone

Hello and welcome to our second edition of Raising the Bar!

We were so stoked to receive all your great feedback in response to the debut issue, so we’re excited to deliver this edition to help your fitness career and /or business remain on the trajectory of success.

In the following pages you’ll discover how breath training is creating some winning results in sport, the secrets to success for start-ups, how to create a high performance team through happiness, and lots more! Special thanks to our FITREC Ambassador Mel Tempest, who connected us with two of the authors in this edition via her Ignite Women’s Fitness Business event.

Remember, we’re ready and waiting in FITREC HQ, to receive your requests and suggestions as to what you’d like to read about in future editions, so don’t be backward in coming forwards with your ideas – you can share your thoughts with us via the email form on page 14.
We look forward to hearing from you, but for now please dive in and enjoy!

[email protected].

Dennis Hosking
Founder & Managing Director
FITREC & HealthyPeople


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Tim Altman

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If you’d like to be featured in a future issue, email [email protected]

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Flic Manning

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FITREC is here to inspire and support you to create and maintain an extraordinary fitness career.

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