Progressive Core Exercise for Beginners and Beyond

by: Celeste Reeves

Core

Take the time to teach awareness before cuing advanced moves.

Every day, in fitness facilities worldwide, beginners walk into group fitness classes. Remember that even the fittest students in your classes were once beginners, and possibly obese. It’s important never to lose touch with the beginner’s mind. Try to imagine what new students are feeling and thinking. They may feel intimidated, physically uncomfortable and afraid of failure. This beginning stage doesn’t end after a couple of classes—it can last some time—so be patient.

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 10, Issue 11

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About the Author

Celeste Reeves IDEA Author/Presenter

Celeste Reeves owns Functional Fitness Personal Training gym and has 28 years’ experience in the fitness industry as a group fitness instructor, presenter, personal trainer, speaker, wellness and li...