I am new to small group class training, and am looking for tips on how to perform the warm up portion before the resistance circuits. Also, how do you typically design your classes /choose what parts of the body to work? Do you use more total body exercises to allow for shorter workouts in order to attract more clients that feel as if they’re getting a full body workout in a short period of time?
The warm up phase of a class is dependent upon your participants fitness levels and abilities.
Generally it’s advisable to move in a dynamic, generous manner in order to increase blood flow and oxygen levels.
Stretching is not a way to warm up, in fact there are many articles about the whys of stretching in IDEAs library of articles.
Stretching is becoming a minor part of fitness