Skills/Tools for Group Exercise Instructors
To get faster and chase their dreams, Kenyan runners have specific training habits which can benefit your fitness business and career.
A well-rounded program includes cardio and resistance training, so how do you bridge the gap? Try HIIT cycling with strength.
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?
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…
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.
To increase involvement, fitness managers and directors may want to facilitate ways for members to develop a fitness community.
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.
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.
Even if our intention is to exemplify gender inclusivity, we often create strictly feminine or masculine tones in our marketing and culture.
Fit pros share how pandemic teaching changed their approach through embracing virtual classes and learning new skills.
Researchers in Australia conducted a qualitative study to identify what is needed to engage and maintain exercise among postpartum moms.
It’s time we come face to face with, well . . . faces! We’ve done a great job with pandemic- mandated virtual pivots, but now we can turn our energy back to in-person learning—and the 2022 IDEA® World Convention is the perfect place where we can face the future together. Without hesitation. Without limits.
Sleep hygiene consists of habits and behaviors that help us to get enough good-quality sleep to leave us refreshed, both physically and mentally. These days, improving sleep hygiene is a priority for many overstressed clients,…
There you sit, spinning your mental wheels, trying to create a successful indoor cycling workout . . . again. What if you had an easy-to-follow template that would empower you to design effective, fun classes and get results week after week, ride after ride? These programming formulas can easily be adapted to cardio indoor cycling classes, using the four-step system described here.
If you’re looking for a way to improve endurance and fitness without equipment, this body-weight ladder workout is a perfect option.
Group fitness instructors share their experience and tips creating music playlist that appeal to as many as possible.
Many of us in the industry have been feeling lost in the weeds after 2 years of constant turmoil. In this time of renewal, as you work to dig yourself out and sow new seeds of success, it’s important to use all the tools at your disposal so you can grow and flourish.
You likely started teaching because you wanted to help people on their wellness journeys, but being an introvert can pose challenges.
Adding a mobility workout to the cooldown may kickstart the parasympathetic nervous system. Try the following sequence.