How to Add Value to Your Fitness Classes
Many caring instructors add their unique touch to fitness classes in clever ways. Could their ideas work for you?
What “go-to” items and class essentials do you keep in your backpack or duffle bag? What’s in your professional instructor “kit” and why?
A New HIIT: Anaerobics With Music
The “anaerobics” format presented here brings back music and rhythm as the framework for high-intensity intervals.
How to Take Care of Your Voice
As fit pros, it’s rare to be educated about how to take care of your voice the way a performer does, for more entertraining group fitness.
Group Exercise Cues for Success
Best practices for efficient group exercise cues
Make It Outdoor Group Fitness!
Exploring the necessary considerations, planning and programming elements of teaching an outdoor group fitness class.
3 Ways to Boost Fitness Class Participation
Are your class participation numbers dwindling? There are many things you can do to gain new participants and keep people exercising with you, year after year. The following three tips are easy to implement (and you may…
Lessons From Kenyan Runners
To get faster and chase their dreams, Kenyan runners have specific training habits which can benefit your fitness business and career.
HIIT Cycling With a Side of Strength
A well-rounded program includes cardio and resistance training, so how do you bridge the gap? Try HIIT cycling with strength.
How to Be a Better Adult Learner
Overcoming the discomfort of something new as an adult learner will make you a more competent instructor and advance your career.
How has building community impacted your experience with participants? What advice would you share with other instructors?
Pilates Training Is a Game-Changer
Strong evidence shows that Pilates training is an effective conditioning method for healthy individuals, particularly those wanting to increase core stability. Furthermore, Pilates can be a game-changer for athletes. Benefits of Pilates Training Here’s a…
How to Design Successful Group Exercise Classes
Teaching group exercise classes is one of the most challenging skills in the fitness industry. Whether teaching in a club, studio or outdoors, you need to be prepared for anything. The goal is to reduce…
A New Meeting of Mind, Body and Soul
Here’s a peek into that world where the mind can explore new ways of approaching classic formats; where your imagination can stretch along with your body; and where your spirit can soar through pure and powerful inspiration that nourishes the soul.
Try a Workout at the Park
With summer long days, it’s great to try a workout at the park. The only “equipment” you’ll need is whatever’s available at your local park!
Fitness Community and Exercise Levels
To increase involvement, fitness managers and directors may want to facilitate ways for members to develop a fitness community.
Neighborhood Walking and Social Connection
Fitness professionals may want to consider supporting simple local activities, such as neighborhood walking, to boost “social capital.
Transform Knowledge Into Power
Remember that spark of passion that led you to your fitness career? Like any fire, it needs tending and nurturing. If the idea of more education elicits painful memories of late-night cramming and pop quizzes, it may be time to reframe, reimagine and rekindle your yearn to learn.
Help Prevent Negative Effects of Aging
Are you interested in offering a more holistic approach to your clients’ wellness? That’s where MELT comes in as a prime offering to both retain members and create a new offering more appealing to older adults.
The #1 Fitness Event of the Year Returns in Person!
2022 IDEA World convention is a reunion for fit pros from around the world in the “entertainment capital of the world,” Las Vegas, July 20–24.