Ministry of Health Recommends
REPs Registered Professionals
The newly released Ministry of Health Going to the Gym guide recommends using REPs Registered Professionals. This is important recognition of the safe and effective exercise advice delivered by REPs Registered Trainers.
REPs and Fitness New Zealand (the industry association) provided input into the development of the guidelines, which provide the public with valuable information to consider before getting started into exercise.
You can view the new guidelines by clicking here
Industry Guide out now!
Designed for those thinking about a career in the exercise industry in New Zealand.
Developed by the NZ Register of Exercise Professionals, in conjunction with the PT Council, and supported by FitnessNZ. This is a comprehensive guide that outlines many of the factors to think about when considering a career as an exercise professional.
Click on the image on the right to view the guide online, or download a pdf version here (note: 31 pages, large 9MB file)
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Key upcoming events in the exercise industry:
FitEx Conference – THE event if you work in (or want to) the exercise/fitness industry in NZ. Almost 100 sessions jam packed into three days in late November 2013.
Industry Awards: Recognising all the amazing work done by our industry in a night of celebration and networking. Why not enter or nominate a trainer now?
What to look for in a Personal Trainer
Not sure what to look for when searching for a Personal Trainer? REPs have developed a simple guide to help you find a trainer that is the perfect fit for you.
You can view a copy of the brochure by clicking here
One of the key points is a simple one, when choosing a trainer, exercise facility or education course in New Zealand, make sure it is registered with REPs.
Using a REPs registered trainer will ensure that trainers and facilities, this means they follow industry best practice guidelines, meet all education requirements, and continue to up-skill, and are bound by a code of ethics that protects you the end user.
If you are looking to work in the industry, make sure you choose a course that is REPs registered so that you are employable, and nationally and internationally recognised.
Tell Me More series
Our range of consumer info guides, the Tell Me More series. These guides as excellent resources and to be used in conjunction with a REPs registered professional/facility.