Update from the STA

Gary Benson and the team at the Sports Therapy Association (STA) bring us up to date with what’s been happening over the last few months. The STA recently attended TherapyExpo18 and held our 3rd Annual conference. We were very lucky to attract eight high profile speakers delivering sessions ranging from ‘the do’s and don’ts of… Continue reading Update from the STA

Injuries are Opportunities

We invited Brendan Chaplin of Strength & Conditioning Education, a long standing endorsed provider, to let everyone know about his latest presentation, available through his Facebook group. I wanted to let you know that you can get hold of my presentation ‘Injuries are Opportunities’ in my Facebook group by clicking HERE.  I’m super excited about my Facebook group because… Continue reading Injuries are Opportunities

Updated Physical Activity Guidelines

The HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion has released the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. The second edition is based on the latest scientific evidence that shows that physical activity conveys even more health benefits than previously known. New aspects include discussions of: Additional health benefits related to brain health,… Continue reading Updated Physical Activity Guidelines

Comprehensive Pilates Teacher

The symposium on the emerging occupation “Comprehensive Pilates Teacher” organised by Lesley McPherson, Director of the Pilates Teacher Association (PTA), held in Lancaster on 7th December 2018, was a key feature of the weekend conference and heralds the start of the process towards the formal recognition of the occupation and standards from 2020.  The PTA was keen… Continue reading Comprehensive Pilates Teacher

The National Fitness Awards 2018

Tom, Hanna and Jacqui from the PD:Approval team attended The National Fitness Awards in early December with members of the REPs team. Organised by ScriptMedia and WorkOut Magazine, the event is in its ninth year and recognises achievement and excellence across the fitness industry.   The event had a fantastic line up from start to finish,… Continue reading The National Fitness Awards 2018

International Fitness Showcase 2019

PD:Approval is working with Chrysalis Promotions on the International Fitness Showcase, taking place on 22-24 March 2019 at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. It’s an amazing health and fitness event offering a fantastic array of bite-sized fitness classes and presentations throughout the three days, led by world class presenters. Get a taster with the IFS… Continue reading International Fitness Showcase 2019