Paula Anderson, MS, is co-owner of Fitness ETC (www.fitness-etc.com), a Central California-based service providing fitness instructor training. An IDEA presenter and master trainer for the Star Trac® Precision Cycling™ and Resist-A-Ball® C.O.R.E. instructor training programs, Paula has taught group exercise classes since 1976 (when the entire warm-up was static stretching!). A former champion bodybuilder and personal trainer, she holds numerous fitness certifications.
By Paula Anderson, MS
The Active Range Warm-Up:
Getting Hotter With Time
n the early days of group fitness when everyone wore leg warmers and exercised to Jane Fonda tapes, the warm-up portion of a typical cardio conditioning class included moves borrowed from ballet, jazz dance and yoga. Unending head turns, pli…Read More