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Mentoring: A Fitness Manager’s Best Friend

April 30, 2003

As a fitness manager or director, you probably never have enough time. Your to-do list seems endless, and you may have to switch constantly among the many roles that you play. Consequently, you might feel guilty that you don’t have as much time as you want to spend with your staff, especially your new employees.

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Upping the Fun Factor

January 31, 2001

As amazing as it now seems, back in the 1970s we had to prove that aerobic dance could actually increase your heart rate. “Yes, cardio activity is effective,” our new and growing industry asserted. Once this effectiveness was established, researchers began publishing studies that detailed injuries sustained during aerobics classes. So in the 1980s and 1990s, our adolescent industry committed to making classes safe.

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Upping the Fun Factor

January 31, 2001

As amazing as it now seems, back in the 1970s we had to prove that aerobic dance could actually increase your heart rate. “Yes, cardio activity is effective,” our new and growing industry
asserted. Once this effectiveness was established, researchers began publishing studies that
detailed injuries sustained
during aerobics classes. So in
the 1980s and 1990s, our
adolescent industry committed
to making classes safe. ‰

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