Courses


How to Use an Epi-Pen or Auto-injector: A Step-by-Step Beginner’s Guide

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Sep 2018

How to Use an Epi-Pen or Auto-injector: A Step-by-Step Beginner’s Guide

On our first aid courses, we sometimes get questions about how to use an Epi-Pen and how they actually work. So to answer these questions we’ve written a blog for those wanting more information. Read on for our quick guide for beginners! What is an Epi-pen and how does it work? Let’s start with the basics. An Epi-Pen is an instrument which provides an injection, used...

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CPR and Defibrillator Training: The need-to-know basics

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Aug 2018

CPR and Defibrillator Training: The need-to-know basics

All of our first aid courses at Train Together include CPR and AED training. Knowing how to administer CPR and use a defibrillator (AED) is essential in increasing the chances of survival for a person who collapses because of cardiac arrest. We’ve put together this handy Q&A for you to discover the basics around using a defibrillator and carrying out CPR. We hope this acts...

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4 Important Reasons You Need to Take a First Aid Course

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Feb 2018

4 Important Reasons You Need to Take a First Aid Course

Why do you need to take a first aid course? Many deaths are prevented every year due to the administration of life-saving first aid treatment whilst waiting for the emergency services to arrive. But why should you look into brushing up on your own first aid skills? Having some level of first aid training under your belt is important for many reasons. You can take...

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Become a Personal Trainer: 5 Reasons to Go With a Small Training Provider

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Oct 2017

Become a Personal Trainer: 5 Reasons to Go With a Small Training Provider

So, you’ve decided you want to become a Personal Trainer… Before we get started, it goes without saying that here at Train Together we think this is a fantastic decision! Our staff are all qualified Personal Trainers themselves and we all love what we do, helping people to achieve their fitness goals on a daily basis. Why wouldn’t we encourage others to follow in our...

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Learn to Nordic Walk…and turn every walk into a workout!

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Jul 2016

Learn to Nordic Walk…and turn every walk into a workout!

Learn to Nordic Walk – the full body workout that provides fast results. Here I’d like to tell you a little bit more about the fastest growing sport in the UK and how Sara and John, members at Train Together, found their experience. Nordic Walking has grown into a popular way for people of all ages and fitness levels to gain fitness, tone up, lose weight and...

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Women’s Weight Training Myth, Busted

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Jun 2016

Women’s Weight Training Myth, Busted

Today we are talking about Women’s Weight Training. Each month, we update our waiting area with the newest edition of Women’s Health and each copy is the same – littered with half naked (photo-shopped) women endorsing quick fixes they’ve never tried. Like many magazines geared towards a female readership, it is common to find adverts promising instant weight loss in only a few simple steps....

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New Year Newsletter

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Jan 2016

New Year Newsletter

Happy New Year from us all at Train Together! We hope you have had a wonderful Christmas. This week we have been reflecting on some of the things that we have accomplished in 2015 and why we think 2016 will be even better. We hope you enjoy our New Year Newsletter! Firstly, we would like to say a huge thank you to all of our...

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New Year, New Career

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Dec 2015

New Year, New Career

Where do you start if you want a new career in the fitness industry? We think it is important to do your research. In a short interview, hear first-hand how Aaron gained his Gym Instructor qualification with Train Together, Lancaster. Starting a new venture is always a bit scary. It is usually a fear of the unknown that puts people off – the truth is,...

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2 Years Training Together

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Nov 2015

2 Years Training Together

This week we are very excited to reach our 2 year anniversary! To celebrate, we are looking back at what we were up to in 2013 (it feels like yesterday!) and how far we have come. October, 2013 – Neil and Sarah get the keys to Train Together! It’s an exciting day, which Neil documented for us in a video tour of the building. It’s...

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First-hand Advice for Becoming a Personal Trainer

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Aug 2015

First-hand Advice for Becoming a Personal Trainer

This week we managed to grab 10 minutes with Neil Caines and Sarah Grant, Co-Owners and Personal Trainers at Train Together. They tell us all about their own fitness journey and how you, too, can follow in their footsteps and become a successful Personal Trainer. Did you always want to be a personal trainer? Sarah: I’ve always been involved in sport since a young age....

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