group fitness class participants being cued by instructor

Cueing Group Fitness: Inclusive Cues to Keep Participants Safe

No Group Fitness Instructor sets out with the intention of hurting or injuring participants. Most get into the profession to help and connect others to their fitness goals. But sometimes, we Group ...

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Why Getting a Certification Will Make You a Better Fitness Instructor

Group exercise has gained popularity as more people find it fun and engaging. This is usually because of the group mentality. Participants challenge themselves more, work harder, and are committed to ...

Overcoming Perfectionism

Tips From Angie - How Do We Overcome Perfectionism


a group of four seniors doing pilates

How to Create Pilates Workouts for Seniors

Let’s talk about why Pilates is a workout that should even be considered for our senior population. Pilates was created by Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century. It was originally named ...

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Navigating Fitness Re-Entry with Mindfulness

Many group fitness professionals are navigating the current unknowns of the COVID-19 virus and fitness center reopening. The following questions might sound familiar to those in the planning and ...

woman doing a cool-down exercise

7 Cool Down Exercises to do After a Group Fitness Class

Here you are, at the end of another amazing class. You have given your participants your heart and soul over the last 50 minutes and can see the results in their tired smiles and accomplished looks. ...

Tips From Angie - What is perfectionism and how does it hold us back? Part 1

Part I- What is perfectionism and how does it hold us back? Do you feel like nothing you accomplish is good enough? Do you worry about making mistakes, or procrastinate on projects? If you answered ...

woman lying on her back doing restorative yoga

Restorative Yoga: Finding Peace in a Stressful World

Originally appeared in the Spring 2020 Issue of American Fitness Magazine People tend to measure themselves and their goals against certain metrics, some of which may be arbitrary. It’s quite common ...

teacher teaching a group fitness class

Adapting One-On-One Content to a Group Setting

This originally appeared in the Spring 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine Personal trainers have so many great ideas to choose from when training their one-on-one clients, but you teach group ...

a creative hiit group fitness class in session

How to Craft Creative HIIT Classes for Group Fitness

This article originally appeared in the 2020 Spring Issue of American Fitness Magazine. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) continues to be a staple in group fitness classes. A high-intensity ...

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