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Well, the votes are in, and ASPATA is dialled in when it comes to what YOU want! The annual ACSM Top Fitness Trends for the New Year (2016), and here, and ASPATA has you covered, now, it's up to you make it happen, and it looks...

ASPATA Pro-Trainer With all the back and forth, and new ideas on muscle building, or fat loss that we are bombarded with everyday, it's no wonder people are not sure what to do in the gym anymore. And the truth is, there is so much new stuff everyday,...

By Ror Alexander With 2016 only about 2 weeks away, very soon there are going to be a whole lot of people around the world either thinking of finally getting into shape, or getting back into shape. January and February are considered the golden months of personal...

By Ror Alexander With the holidays fast approaching it seems that no country in the world is safe from the Christmas / New Year client Exodus. Even in a countries like Indonesia, and Thailand where you would think the holidays are not the biggest deal, trainers...

By ASPATA Pro -Trainer Murray Sogen (picture of Murray Sogen training Current Fairtex World Muay Thai Champion Yodsanklai Fairtex) Fitness kickboxing and muay thai inspired workouts have gained popularity amongst people across the planet! They generally consist of sport specific programming which is both challenging and...

Small group training has become a popular fitness option for clients. Group training brings more than just fitness. Interaction with others makes training fun, engaging and also increases accountability to each person further increasing the chances of success in their health and fitness goals. As with...

The world of fitness is moving faster than ever, and technology is moving faster than even the best of us can keep up with. Just look at the number of communication apps/formats available; WhatsApp, Line, Viber, iMessage, facebook messenger, BBM, Skype, Google Hangout, ChompSMS, the...

  Being a successful trainer means any number of things to different people. Maybe success is passing a lot of certifications. Maybe it’s travelling a lot, training in exotic locations. Or perhaps it’s being a presenter to groups of your peers at a convention. What ever...

Fitness clients can be a rewarding yet difficult group of people to deal with. Quite often they believe they are more dedicated to their new found outlook on health & fitness then they actually are, and as a personal trainer it’s your job to try...

By Ror Alexander With CrossFit and functional training all the rage, the use of barbells, pullup bars/rings and bodyweight has never been higher. But is this enough? Or can we take it further, and more functional? After all, unlike a dumbbell, or barbell, most things we...