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Our blog is here to help you build your personal training business, give you the inside line on FITR developments, and support you as your business grows.

Simplify Your Payments with FITR: Featuring New Google and Apple Pay Integration

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FITR’s latest feature integrates Google and Apple Pay to the checkout flow, making payments faster and more convenient. Coaches still benefit from detailed financial insights, support for international payments and provide instant access to training programs.

Why a client app is a must-have for PT’s

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Mobile apps are revolutionising the way personal trainers and their clients interact and train with each other. They provide many helpful tools, features, and benefits at a low cost, and it’s easier now more than ever to integrate apps into the way you coach.

Coach Spotlight: Chris Rigby

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Learn how Chris Rigby, founder of Rig Training, is using FITR to deliver his remote training.

THFI and FITR break new ground in fitness education with industry-first collaboration

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The Health and Fitness Institute (THFI) and FITR have embarked on an unprecedented collaboration, marking a significant milestone in fitness education and career development.

Empowering the next generation of personal trainers: FITR launches game-changing educational initiative

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Today, FITR has announced the launch of FITR For Education which will allow universities, fitness education providers and their students to use its technology to support fitness education and career development.

How The University of Surrey uses FITR

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The University of Surrey uses FITR to provide programs for Post Op Cancer patients. Their students also have free access to our software during their studies so that the University can assess how they’re coaching their clients. We sat down with Yani Fish from the University of Surrey to learn more about how they’re taking advantage of our software.

Moving from paper to paperless personal training: Our seven steps to success

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In the ever-evolving world of fitness, personal trainers are increasingly turning to online coaching to expand their reach and improve efficiency. In this step-by-step blog, we'll explore the key considerations for personal trainers looking to make the move, with a focus on utilising the FITR platform.

Coach Spotlight: Shawna Norton

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Shawna, of Competitive Female Training, talks us through how she’s using FITR to deliver her nutrition guidelines and Olympic lifting training. Learn how she’s using the Zapier integration to streamline a lot of her businesses processes, and how she’s managed to grow her business since using FITR.

How to expand your client base with online personal training

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In 2024 we’re hearing a lot about Hybrid Training - but have you thought about Hybrid Coaching? The rise of intelligent personal training software allows personal trainers to extend their geographical footprint and optimise their time in order to expand their businesses beyond the realms of their local gym.

Coach Spotlight: Roxana Woolley

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Learn how Roxana, founder at @yolofoodboxuk uses FITR to deliver nutrition advice and simple diet plans alongside personalised workouts for her clients. She highlights the features that she finds most beneficial for her, and her clients.

How to handle client payments as a PT

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We’ve looked into handling client payments as a personal trainer. Managing payments and restricting access manually can become problematic and time-consuming. But with FITR, automating these processes allows you to receive payments, get financial analytics and concentrate on your clients.

FITR software updates - January 2024

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Learn all about the latest feature updates from FITR. From rescheduling programs and more efficient upload processes to sleek new design updates. FITR is committed to providing the best personal training software for our coaches.

What are the benefits of personal training software?

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The livelihood of personal trainers faced unprecedented challenges in 2021 as the world grappled with lockdowns. While the era of shaky Zoom connections may be behind us, the adoption of personal training software continues to be a game-changer for personal trainers in 2024.

What is personal training software?

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Personal training software allows PTs to create programming for their clients that can be followed from anywhere by anyone. Find out what our solution offers personal trainers and fitness coaches.

Mastering the January Rush: A Personal Trainer's Guide to Success with FITR

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In this blog, we'll explore key features, promotions, automation, and motivation strategies, with a special emphasis on utilising FITR to streamline processes and maximise success for this industry peak and beyond.

The evolution of client management software for personal trainers

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We explore the evolution of client management solutions with personal trainer software and how it’s proved to be an invaluable game changer for Personal Trainers.

Is software the future of personal training?

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Learn about the rise of online personal training and how you can make sure you’re a part of that as a personal trainer.

A guide to using personal training software

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Find out our tips on how to use personal training software to grow and scale your business while automating time-heavy tasks.

How to scale your online pt business

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Find out our tips on how to scale your business using different program types and building a diverse paying client base.

Coach Spotlight: Conor Lynch

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Learn how Conor Lynch, head coach and owner of CrossFit OMNI uses FITR to deliver programming to his in-person coaching clients. Utilising Personal Records and other features to personalise his training for each client.

Cape Town to Cairo

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One of the board members of FITR, Keith Boyd is on a mission to travel from Cape Town to Cairo to encourage young South Africans to get involved in democracy and advocate change.

ZAPIER + FITR

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Learn more about our latest feature update – Zapier integration. We talk about the benefits it brings to you, our coaches, and how you can automate your workflows even further to save you time and concentrate on the important things, your clients.

From Zero To Hero

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The incredible story of how Ben & Lee scaled their online fitness coaching business.

Strongman Turns To FITR

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Follow Shane’s journey as he details how simple it was switching to FITR, and the value it’s added to his online personal training business.

Building Strong Client Relationships

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Jordan shares his secret for success as an online fitness coach and how he delivers his programming seamlessly via FITR.

Coach Spotlight: Olly Rosenstock

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Find out how Olly, Senior Physio for the British Navy and founder of online physio clinic PHYS utilises FITR to deliver online physiotherapy.

Coach Spotlight: Luke Bartlett

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Find out how Luke, an online and in-person physiotherapist, performance coach, and owner of Kratos Physio uses FITR to help people become pain free and perform better.

Coach Spotlight: Matt James

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Find out how Matt, Founder and Head Coach at Jacked Gymnastics Ltd. utilises FITR to teach gymnastics to CrossFit and functional fitness athletes.

Coach Spotlight: Ben Glasscock

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Find out how Ben Glascock uses FITR to offer hybrid mix of online & in-person strongman training.

Coach Spotlight: Ben Cunnington

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Find out how Ben Cunnington use FITR to offer bespoke online coaching for trail & ultra runners.

What coaches are saying about FITR White Label

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Have you been thinking about White Label? We’ve asked the coaches already using this feature to share their thoughts to make the decision making process easier.

Coach Spotlight: Harry Shepherd

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Find out how former Marines Commando Harry uses FITR as a remote coach to prepare people for the military.

Coach Spotlight: Shaun Gopalan

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Found out how Shaun Gopalan uses FITR to deliver a mix of in-person and remote personal training to his clients.

Coach Spotlight: Laurence Taylor

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Find out how Laurence, head coach and founder of Train With Laurence uses FITR to power his coaching business.

Coach Spotlight: David Magida

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We caught up with David Magida, the 2023 Hyrox North American Champion and founder of Elevate Interval Fitness, to find out how he uses FITR to power his hybrid training business.

Coach Spotlight: Andy Murphy

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In 2019 gym owner and head coach, Andy opened his own Functional Fitness Facility, Urban Gym. Along with a friendly and knowledgeable team of coaches, Urban Gym helps others become stronger, healthier and happier by training smart and having a holistic approach to health and well-being. Find out how Andy uses FITR to enhance his in-person gym programming.

Coach Spotlight: Poppy Marsh

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Learn how Poppy Marsh, head coach and founder of Poppy Fit Coaching uses FITR to power her strength and conditioning, Olympic weightlifting and functional bodybuilding training programs

The Barbell Spin shares FITR data insights

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Peter of CP&W shares programming data insights about how our Coaches use the FITR platform.

Coach Spotlight: Sam Perry

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Sam Perry is the founder of SPC Coaching, and he's been coaching for six years. We caught up with him to learn more about his experience with FITR.

Coach Spotlight: Alex Conroy

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Find out how Alex Conroy, founder of PZL Programming uses FITR for his business. PZL offers programming suitable for the experienced competitive athlete, the affiliate athlete, as well at the athlete looking to start their fitness journey. They pride themselves on their coaching support team, with broad experience in the sports and exercise world, that guarantees athletes/affiliate owners the support they deserve when they work with PZL.

Programming tips for your online coaching business

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If you’re new to online coaching it can be hard to know where to start, so we have taken a look into our platform data to give you some insights into how coaches use FITR.

Coach Spotlight: André Houdet

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André Houdet is the director of training at No Shortcuts. They offer quality programming that’s thought-out, thought-through, tested, and explained to the highest standard by coaches who are obsessed with the success of their athletes. Find out how André is using FITR to deliver his programming.

Coach Spotlight: Reiss Beckford

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We caught up with Reiss Beckford, Founder and Head Coach of Reiss Beckford Training (RBT) to learn how he uses FITR to power his coaching business.

FITR can power you, whatever discipline you subscribe to

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Shane Jerman talks about how FITR has given his strongman coaching a level up. After using his old platform for six years, he couldn’t be happier about transitioning to us.

Coach Spotlight: Shane Jerman

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Shane Jerman is a strength and conditioning coach, and the founder of MST Systems. Read on to find out how he uses FITR to deliver his specialist strongman and restoration training.

Coach Spotlight: Steven Fawcett

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Find out how Steven Fawcett, founder of JST Compete and HWPO PRO program manager, uses FITR to deliver Functional Fitness training online.

Why did we build White Label?

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Find out what happened behind the scenes before White Label became a reality, and why we’re confident it will be a game changer for our coaches.

Online boxing coaching, the best solution

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Josh Adams, boxing and strength conditioning coach, offers some insights into his search for an online coaching platform. Read about his journey, and learn why he felt FITR was the best choice for coaching boxing online.

The Barbell Spin talks about the rise of FITR

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Peter from the Barbell Spin talks about the rise of FITR, from start up to the elite online coaching software they have now become.

Get ahead of the January rush with FITR

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It’s no surprise that January is the number one month for new member sign ups. Start as you mean to go on and use our FIVE tips and tricks to get ahead of the January rush.

Coach Spotlight: Emma MacQuaid

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Emma McQuaid, Ireland's fittest woman and 12th fittest in the world, uses FITR to deliver programming across a range of large coaching brands, such as The Daily Grind. Find out how FITR has helped her achieve her online coaching goals.

The importance of branding for your coaching business

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Jayne, the owner of Fit Biz talks us through her experience of growing brands for online coaches. She highlights the importance of building a strong, recognisable brand and how and how to get there using FITR and it’s wealth of features including White Label to achieve this.

How fitness technology complements the real world of training

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We take a look at how Gymbox has used FITR to help bridge the gap between coaching in the gym and remotely.

HWPO X WIT Community Event - London, UK

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Last week, FITR joined WIT to welcome HWPO Training to London towards the end of their European Tour.

The importance of tracking to measure & improve fitness performance

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With the release of our advanced client tracking features, we caught up with Myzone and Steven Fawcett from JST Compete to discuss the importance of tracking key metrics.

Leon Cassidy talks about the journey of FITR with Men’s Health

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FITR’s founder & CEO, Leon Cassidy, has an in depth conversion with Men’s Health about the journey of our online personal training platform.

Tom’s Guide - The Best Workout Apps of 2022

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HWPO Training powered by FITR has been featured in tom’s guide.

Leon Cassidy features on Morning Chalk Up

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Our founder & CEO Leon Cassidy has an depth conversation about FITR’s successes to date, he recalls how he made his first big leaps in creating our platform and how we got to where we are today.

Leon Cassidy talks to Fitt Insider

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Founder & CEO Leon Cassidy talks about all things FITR. From the original concept to future plans.

FITR Closes SaaS Fit Tech Fundraising Round at $1,200,000 to Fuel Further Expansion

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Fundraising round closed with cornerstone investment from industry veterans and sporting legend Mat Fraser & HWPO

Morning Chalk up Podcast with Mat Fraser on Upgrades for HWPO and More

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Mat Fraser talks to MCU about life after competition and the new upgrades to HWPO with FITR Training.

Sustain Health Covers the Launch of HWPO's New Standalone Platform with FITR Training

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FITR Training, the premium remote coaching software company announces together with HWPO Training, the launch of HWPO's new standalone platform.

Hard Work Pays Off in More Ways than Just Fitness

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Mat Fraser, 5 x Fittest Man on Earth, talks all about fitness, business and why FITR Training is the software of choice to power his new HWPO Training platform.

Coffee Pods & Wods Talks with Mat Fraser and Matt O'Keefe About New Platform

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The 60mins podcast called HWPOLOOZA discusses the new features of their app and why they picked FITR Training to power it.

Morning Chalk Up Discusses HWPO Training's New Platform Powered by FITR Training

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Lauren Kalil catches up with Mat Fraser to talk about life after retirement and his new HWPO Training platform powered by

Men's Health Magazine Announces FITR Training Powers HWPO Training's New Platform

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HWPO Training upgrade their program delivery by using FITR Training's software to launch their new app.

Talking Elite Fitness Chats to Mat Fraser About His New HWPO App

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Discussing the 2022 CrossFit 2022 season to how picking FITR Training to power HWPO was an easy decision.

Gymbox Goes Out of the Box with Remote Coaching

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London based fitness chain, Gymbox, recently launched their online programing powered by FITR.

All New Coach Accounts will come with a Standard Stripe Account

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The switch was to further benefit our coaches as the Standard Stripe account comes with many advantages!

Fully integrated in the UAE as FITR Training powers Vogue Fitness

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Vogue Fitness is the first company in the UAE to utilise the integrated payment system on FITR Training, since Stripe was allowed to be used in the UAE earlier this month.

Enabling Global Content with Ease for London Based PT

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London based PT, Sam McGowan, has clients across the globe and needed a software solution that could enable her growing business.

Prepared Programming Future Proofs with FITR Training

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Phil Hesketh has competed at the very top level of CrossFit and understands what is needed to get there. When it comes to his business the same, passion and desire to succeed is required!

How FITR Training is Making a Difference

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Podcast, Coffee, Pods & Wods discusses the differences FITR Training offers as an online coaching program with Ste Fawcett

The Future of Coaching and Programming

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Morning Chalk Up talks to the founder of FITR Training, Leon Cassidy, on the future of coaching and programming.

Eleiko and FITR Training Announce New Partnership

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Eleiko, the leading manufacturer of premium strength training equipment, have partnered with FITR Training, a global SaaS business providing revolutionary remote coaching software, to create a free weekly fitness challenge for their global community, the ‘Eleiko Fika Friday Throwdown’

Elite CrossFit Athlete, Reggie Fasa invests into FITR Training

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FITR Training announces that leading UK CrossFit athlete Reggie Fasa has invested into the company.

Battle Cancer Take on Global Demand Using FITR Training

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FITR Training has helped Battle Cancer's long term agenda, to make fitness accessible for anyone who is recovering from cancer, around the world.

First Time Remote Coach Aims to Transform the Gymnastics Industry

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Commonwealth Gymnast, Reiss Beckford hopes his remote programming will fill a gap in the gymnastic industry.

Sam Perry Grows his business with FITR

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"I’ve saved time and made more money using FITR as my coaching platform"

Looking to be a More Effective Coach?

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JST Compete owner, Ste Fawcett, gives 4 tips on how to grow your remote coaching business using FITR Training.

Software that Tailors to any Program Delivery

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FITR's personal trainer software is so diverse that PT's aren't the only ones discovering that our program delivery is a must for their business. The wider health industry, including areas such as rehab, are finding the features of FITR Training an essential and simple way to deliver their kind of programming. We catch up with rehab specialist Movement NI to find out how FITR Training is helping her business succeed.

Lockdown Success

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How FITR Training helped businesses to grow during lockdown

The Training Design Keeping my Community Engaged

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The Training Design Program utilises FITR Training's Community features to keep his clients engaged and communication flowing.

Training in the Great Outdoors

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WODland is an outdoor functional fitness competition in Yorkshire. The founder of WODland, Chris Kirk, uses FITR Training for his CK Elite programming and is now using it for his event.

Young Guns

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Teen CrossFit Games athlete, Reece Mitchell, talks about diversifying and starting his new business at age 18.

How to Row Like a Pro

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Coach and CrossFit Games athlete, Armi Balevicius, talks to us about all things rowing.

Keeping Communication Flowing

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From customised program welcome messages to ongoing group chats - we call them communities - we’ve got you covered.

Check out what's new on FITR Training!

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We've released a bunch of new features for you guys to use straight away!

How to build a capturing public page with Totus Fitness

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The Swedish are well known for their design across the globe and one of the latest brands to join FITR Training, Totus Fitness, has taken that design flair to create an epic stand out public page.

Your April training platform update

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Find out what's new on FITR Training

FITR Training helping to bring the gym home with BLK BOX

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Bringing the gym home for FITR coaches with help from BLK BOX

FITR Training Supporting the Fitness Community #FITRTOGETHER

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How we're uniquely able to support the fitness community to efficiently deliver training programs to an international client base

Create free home training programs

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Keep your community morale high turning a potential closure into an 'Isolation Workout' that could help your clients mental well being alongside maintaining their health.

A FITR Training update worth talking about

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Check out what's new on FITR this month to help you with your remote coaching needs.

Raising the bar on lifting

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Jake Baxter is an industry authoritarian in the world of Olympic Lifting coaching, newbies and those that want to improve technique to athletes. He shares some valuable advice to those who want to improve in this area.

A morning with the Irish Fitness Podcast

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Last week we caught up with Tom and Shane on the Irish Fitness Podcast to talk about all things FITR Training and JST Compete.

A look back at CrossFit Strength in Depth!

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We take a look back at FITR Training’s favourite moments from this weekend's Strength in Depth event at the ExCel in London. What a great weekend it was!

Brand Spotlight: JST Compete

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We caught up with Steven to find out why he chose FITR Training to deliver his highly sought after programming.

Your December 19 Coaching Update

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Your December update on what's new to let personal trainers and coaches worldwide train clients even more easily on FITR Training

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