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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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Grow Your Group Fitness Business with Big Data

 
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Group Fitness Audition

Audition-Ready! Experts' Secrets on How to Stand Out

Perhaps one of the most nerve-wracking aspects of being a group fitness instructor is the all-important audition. Demonstrating your suitability and skill as an instructor to a club owner or manager ...
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Group Fitness Class

What Are the AFAA 5 Questions™ and Why Do They Matter?

One of the most important responsibilities of the group exercise instructor is to perform the proper “standard of care” in our delivery of services (Herbert, 2010). In fact, using “pre-activity ...
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12 Ideas for Promoting Your Fitness Classes on Social Media

With everything that social media has to offer, it's the perfect platform to build your brand as a fitness instructor and encourage people to join your classes. Here are 12 rapid-fire ideas for ...
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20 Tips to Keep Members in 2020

New Year, New Members  It's that time of year when everyone sets goals to change their lives for the better. Among the goals set, we find fitness. This means the gym parking lots get full, the locker ...
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How to Find Your Niche as a Fitness Instructor

With the fitness industry getting more competitive all the time, you might have heard that finding a niche for yourself in group exercise puts you at an advantage. For example, it sets you apart from ...
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Power in Motion: Using Watts to Amp Up Indoor Cycling Drills

Originally published in the spring 2018 issue of American Fitness Magazine. We have all seen “those riders” who pedal super-fast on their indoor cycles with little or no resistance. They’re smiling, ...
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