Fitness Australia’s Exercise Guidelines represent nationally recognised industry standards. These guidelines have been developed to enhance the capacity of AusREPs and Fitness Businesses to deliver safe, high quality, client centred exercise services. The guidelines include reference to current evidence and practical do’s and don’ts that support fitness service providers to manage common risks associated with specific exercise activities and environments.
Fitness Australia has developed the following guidelines in consultation with the fitness industry and relevant subject matter experts:
Exercise guidelines: best practice for exercise programming and service delivery
- Children's Health & Fitness Services Guidelines (2015)
- Pre and Post-Natal Exercise Guidelines (2013)
- Outdoor Fitness Training Guidelines (2013)
- Safety Guidelines: Boxing, Kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts for Fitness (2012)
- Safety Guidelines for Strength Training (2010)
- Addendum to Safety Guidelines for Kettlebell Training (2011)
- Cardiovascular Exercise Prescription for Healthy Adults
- Strength Training for Healthy Adults
Guidelines from other peak health organisations
Health & safety guidelines
- Nutrition Advice within Scope for Practice for AusREPs (2017)
- Australian Dietary Guidelines
- Eating Disorder Guidelines (2004)
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