How to Reset During Stress

Make the Most of Change and Hitting Reset

Do you struggle with change? Are you a person who likes to know what to expect and feels out of sorts when things don’t go as planned? Today, Angie talks about the benefit of being out of a routine, ...
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Group Fitness Class With Weights

Power of Connection: How to Retain Class Participants

We’ve all had a “Monday!” You know, the most dreadful of days, where nothing went your way? The clock turns to 5:00 PM and your boss gives you something that “has to get done today.” It’s now 6:47 PM ...
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Indoor Cycling Inspiration

Being a Group Fitness “Inclusivity Ambassador”

Perception is reality. We tend to believe what we tell ourselves. We all have insecurities. Even the people that you think are the most secure and successful, struggle with things you know nothing ...
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What to Do When a Group Fitness Participant Can’t Get the Exercise Technique Down

How to Help a Group Fitness Participant Get Their Technique Right

If you’ve ever struggled to teach a class participant a particular exercise or combination that they just aren’t getting, you know how frustrating it can feel—for both of you. Your job as a fitness ...
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Fitness Pros Share Similar Questions About Client Motivation and Adherence

Recently, Lawrence Biscontini posted an open-call for group movement instructors, personal trainers and life coaches to share their questions on social media. Following are some of the posts and his ...
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How Your Voice Can Improve Your Success as a Fitness Instructor

As a former group exercise manager, I’ve had the opportunity to evaluate countless fitness instructors teaching classes. One thing that always stood out was the association between an instructor’s ...
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4 Strategies For Reaching Out to New Group Fitness Participants

The easy part of being a fitness instructor or group trainer is welcoming regular participants into class each week. They’re familiar to us, and each other. We see them often enough to know a bit ...
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Music’s Exercise Influence

What tunes are powering your workout? From rap and hip-hop, to hard rock and dance, each genre has the potential to take you to that higher level, push you through the last rep, or get you to the ...
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