If you’re a fitness or wellness professional it pays to know the best places to get the best news, information resources and supplies.
From finding out the profitability of your business to getting qualified and everything in between - business owners should never feel like they're going it alone when there are so many resources available to fitness business owners these days.
To help you save time and effort in your quest to efficiently run your business we’ve put together a directory of the best places to find everything you need for your personal and professional fitness journey with everything from supplies to additional learning providers.
AUSactive is a not-for-profit organisation aimed at helping professionals in the exercise and active health sector. They are the largest membership organisation for exercise and active health professionals and businesses in Australia.
They do this by empowering fitness professionals with knowledge and education.
Membership is free for those studying to be a fitness professional and their course certifications are internationally transferable.
AUSactive also offer insurance for fitness businesses which you can access through membership.
Those looking for gym and fitness equipment need not go past Australian Fitness & Health. The consultancy-based business brings together suppliers and business owners.
Boutique Fitness Solutions aims to support those professionals in the boutique gym and wellness space by providing networking, education and sharing opportunities by way of a membership platform. They host events, both in person and virtual, a marketplace and provide education opportunities.
The AIF is an education platform that offers education, content and support for fitness professionals to gain recognised and respected qualifications in their chosen field.
Physical Activity Australia (PAA) is an organisation that aims to register fitness businesses in order to maintain the highest level of industry standards. Accreditation on PAA ensures consumers know you’re qualified, insured and committed to achieving and maintaining the highest level of industry standards through ongoing, accredited training.
Within the PAA platform you can get further education and training, advertise your business, get free resources as well as access insurance products.
If you’re not only looking to keep your qualifications current but also to find work as a fitness professional then FitRec is a great platform on which to set up a registration.
Not only this but you can access insurance, remain connected to other fitness professionals via their social media platform as well as get help applying for work. It also gives members a score that reflects experience, education and references so that you can quickly see how you compare and work on improving.
Want to be across the latest in the world of health, sport and fitness? Here are the sites you need to be across for science-backed facts and insights.
What’s New In Fitness is an independent fitness industry guide that aims to bring readers the latest gym equipment reviews, comparisons and industry news. Created in 2012, the site covers everything from Franchise opportunities to fitness trends and scientific study outcomes to gym equipment reviews.
Prevention is an award-winning magazine and website that’s been around for more than 70 years bringing the world health and fitness information. With their own in-house medical review panel their content is trustworthy and jargon-free - perfect for backing up and supporting your own knowledge as a fitness professional.
Nerd fitness is a resource aimed at fitness enthusiasts and professionals who want to learn about the world of health and well-being using engaging science-backed articles and resources. Great for those looking to brush up on their knowledge on everything health-related from fitness and diet to mindset.
Aimed at women and girls, Fit Bottomed Girls aims to help help cut through the negative weight-shaming messages that can harm women’s mental health throughout their lives with positive-themed resources. It aims to provide practical and informative articles with science-backed resources perfect for women throughout their motherhood journeys and beyond.
Great for the latest in news and trends, Born Fitness is a trusted site that’s been around for more than 15 years and has multiple celebrity endorsements. It’ll tell you when a butt wink is bad for your health as well as the science-based facts about the healing properties of turmeric with engaging articles, recipes, updates and more.