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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Dealing with Negative Feedback from Group Exercise Participants

Receiving positive feedback from group exercise participants about your performance as a fitness instructor can make your day! It feels great to be praised and confirms that you're on the right track ...
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Teaching a Fitness Class for the First Time

Teaching a Fitness Class for the First Time

Getting ready to teach a fitness class for the first time can feel nerve-wracking at best and terrifying at worst. Whether it’s a new-to-you format, a class at a new location or literally your first ...
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Group Fitness: Substitute Teaching Do’s and Don’ts

Group Fitness: Substitute Teaching Do’s and Dont's

Have you ever said yes to subbing, then have second thoughts? Subbing can be scary, but it's a great opportunity to strengthen your leadership skills and build your reputation. The challenge of ...
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Group Fitness versus Group Personal Training- Are We Really So Different?

Group Fitness versus Group Personal Training - Are We Really So Different?

What Can We Learn From One Another? Group fitness has certainly evolved over the years. Thanks to changing trends in the industry, better education and certifications, along with more programming ...
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Fitness Instructors Wish These Embarrassing Moments Never Happened (but they did!)

Fitness Instructors Wish These Embarrassing Moments Never Happened!

Spraying spit on participants. Passing gas in yoga class. Speaking privately into a “hot” mic. Calling a student by the wrong name. Sooner or later, most group fitness instructors have an ...
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