Love it or hate it, social media is part of our lives as fit pros. Here are 5 tips to help you save time and get back to teaching your classes!
Self-promotion isn’t all about social media. Here Shannon Fable shares three ‘offline’ self-promotion strategies that can (and WILL) make a difference. They don’t work overnight, but they form a solid foundation for your marketing strategy and should be exercised day in and day out for best results!
Did you know lifting weights can improve your mental health? Check out these 5 research backed reasons why hitting the weights can help combat depression and anxiety.
Go from the gym to the office in style with this Style 3 Way: Leggings edition from Mac Carvalho. See how he takes one pair of (awesome) leggings and gives them 3 totally different looks with just a few simple changes.
What makes someone credible as a fitness professional? Education? Experience? Social Followers? This highly debated topic is rich and we’ll explore some ways to expand your credibility as a fit pro.
Barre fitness wasn’t always the swanky group fitness format it is today. Learn about Lottie Berk and the sexual undertones that started the barre trend.
Digital fitness is here to stay, but that doesn’t mean you have to make that your career path as a fitness professional. If you are best suited for the in-person experience and looking for ways to get back to it, here are three things to consider.
Get an inside look at how CounterFlow Yoga came to be, plus geek out a bit on the science behind the class (with a blend of exercise science, sport psychology, and yoga asana it’s a lot of fun!).
Research has shown the benefits of yoga for back pain relief. Yet, many men are still reluctant to give it a chance. Hear from a guy why dudes should take the chance and try yoga for healing their pain.
My fit pro heart was made to feel sad recently as a fit pro reverse fat-shamed other fit pros.
Have you ever thought about what stillness means to you? Do you resist it or do you embrace it? How does this impact you physically and mentally?
Meditation has always been really hard for me. But an amazing yoga class helped me discover the power of moving meditation.
Words really do matter….Discover how an experience in a yoga class made me feel so bad about myself that I wrote a letter to the studio owner.
Summer N. Sides recently discovered the TOPLUS Eco Yoga Mat, check out her review of using the mat as a yoga teacher.
Summer Sides had the chance to review an outfit from athleisure brand Born Tough, check out her experience.
18-days after taking over ownership of Greensboro Downtown Yoga we were forced to press pause due to #covid19. We found the positive by creating the Movement Mantra Project.
Check out these 30+ amazing athletic wear, athleisure, and fitness accessory companies offering discount programs for fitness professionals.
Don’t freak out when a mom-to-be or new mom comes to your group fitness class. Check out these 10 tips to equip yourself with the knowledge to give them a great workout experience.
Let’s get our kids more active! Use these 6 tips from an educator and fitness professional to develop successful youth dance, fitness, or sports programs in schools, community centers, and gyms.
Get to know Summer N. Sides (Founder of GXunited) with these 12-fun facts.
Barre Fitness is a great cross-training workout for runners. Offering a low impact, core and flexibility focused training session.
Here we reflect on 4 group fitness industry articles and make you ponder or question your beliefs and methods surrounding traditional group fitness.
Elevate your skills for leading active older adult and senior group fitness classes with these 10 tips from an industry veteran.
In 2015 when a friend died from suicide, Summer Sides felt empowered to speak on the topic using her platform of fitness. Here she shares how a fitness class can be a strong platform to discuss mental health and suicide.
Here we honor Labor Day with a tribute to all working people through a fun Labor Day Playlists and theming ideas for your group fitness class.
Understand the importance of selecting an NCCA accredited group fitness certification exam as a group fitness instructor.
In part 4, Summer N. Sides shares her health situation, including depression and surgery for a rare fungal infection, after years of dealing with overtraining syndrome.
Summer N. Sides shares her struggles with overtraining syndrome, depression, and addiction through this touching editorial.
Overtraining syndrome is a condition in which individuals experience fatigue and a decline in performance due to excessive training.
Summer N. Sides shares her story of overtraining syndrome and the long journey it took to admit she had a problem.