Tag: Personal Training

Starting A Personal Training Career

Personal training is a dream career for many fitness enthusiasts, but it can also be a financially wise option, with an average salary of nearly $60,000. However, it can be hard to know where to start, especially if your background is in a completely different field.   If health and fitness is a real passion of yours, […]

Finding a Good Personal Trainer | What a PT Should and Shouldn’t Do

With ‘fitness’ ever expanding and growing in the world, there seems to be more personal trainers than ever, some with great advanced degrees but some with a certificate completed within a few months. It’s not to say with such short qualifications they are bad trainers, but one should enforce a bit more caution to be […]

Flippie van Schalkwyk – Johannesburg, South Africa

Quick Stats Name: Flippie van Schalkwyk Height: 1,80m Location: Pretoria, Johannesburg, South Africa Gym: Virgin Active Contact Information Email address: [email protected] Phone number(s): 082 456 3281 Qualifications: BA Human Movement Science (Univ. of Pretoria) Dip Sport Science(Univ. of Pretoria) Certificate – IIFT Personal Training Experience: Personal Training since 2002 full time. Working at Virgin Active […]

One on One With Tamara ‘Tammy’ Kester

Quick Stats Name:  Tamara Kester Age:  22 Height:  1.69 m Competition weight:  54 kg Current weight:  57 kg Current city:  Johannesburg, South Africa Occupation:  Personal Trainer How long have you been training consistently for and have you always lived a fit and healthy lifestyle? I have always been a sports fanatic and was involved in […]

One on One With IFBB Bodybuilder Roelof ‘Ralph’ Coertze

Quick Stats Name: Roelof Coertze Age: 24 Height: 1.75m Competition weight: 95 -100kg Current weight: 113Kg Current city: Pretoria Where do you train: Tuks Student Gym Occupation: Studying Theology, Psychology and Personal Training Your dad was also a bodybuilder, did that initiate your love for bodybuilding or was it more than that? Yes definitely, he […]