Gazette News Service Here's an exercise class with no pushups, squats or crunches. There are no sets or reps.
Instead, hips shake, shoulders shimmy, bodies twirl and feet step-touch to the beat of funky music pumping through a workout room at SWAT Fitness Club in Oshtemo Township.
The class, which ranges in size from 10 to 30 people, uses a combination of different types of musi...
1 984. It was the year of Boy George, big hair and parachute pants. It was also the year Montrealer Lindy Langhame taught her first aerobics class.
Fast forward to 2007, and Langhame, 58, has decided to retire. After more than two decades of grapevines and knee lifts, Langhame called it quits last month. During her years of teaching, Langhame has seen the fitness scene evolve from dance...
SAN DIEGO-Personal training still is the most successful program for retaining newcomers, according to a survey by IDEA Health & Fitness Association.The survey showed a growing trend toward putting people first before choosing the mode of exercise, which is reinforced by the variety of programs now available to meet a wide range of consumer needs regardless of age or physical condition, say...
When you think of using the pool for fitness, you probably imagine swimmers doing laps. Although swimming is a fantastic workout, it's time to rethink the pool as another frontier of fitness, a liquid athletic training ground, if you will.So say goodbye to aqua aerobics, and make way for a new generation of water-based classes.This summer, instructors across the country have been exp...
Whether you are a gym rat, enjoy a class setting, play a team sport or just like adventure, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has something to offer. Popular fitness classes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the two largest emirates, include Spinning®, RPM™, BodyPUMP®, BodyCombat™, step, Pilates, yoga, t’ai chi, aqua, mind-body, FitBall™ and strength training.
Take your barre class to the next level by adding equipment and intervals, and bring new life to your tendus and passés! Students will gain postural and body awareness while increasing their strength and cardiovascular health. This class touches on all levels and is fantastic for cross-training.
newsletter_teaser: Take your barre class to the next level by adding equipment and intervals, and bring new life to your tendus and passés! Students will gain postural and body awareness while increasing their strength and cardiovascular health.
newsletter_teaser: If your students want to build upper-body strength while being challenged with intense, calorie-burning intervals, try Pump Up! The exercises focus on muscular strength and endurance, core stabilization and cardiovascular conditioning. The workout also incorporates balance challenges.
newsletter_teaser: Despite the proliferation of new programs and a limited numbers of time slots, step still has its place. Delivering step classes requires creativity, strong teaching skills and preparedness. The following routine includes a full breakdown with a choreography progression.
newsletter_teaser: Tabata training is a popular high-intensity interval training format consisting of 20 seconds of all-out, intense work followed by 10 seconds of passive recovery, totaling 4 minutes of very strenuous exercise.