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5 Benefits of Yoga for Cyclists

Through the practice of yoga, cyclists can decrease muscular imbalances, which improves riding abilities and reduces injury. Here are 5 benefits of a yoga practice for cyclists.

Caroline Fleming

A Brief History of Step Aerobics

15 years ago group fitness schedules were filled with step aerobics classes, today many gyms have all but eliminated step from their schedules. Lets take a look at the history of this iconic group fitness format.

Sadie Simpson, MHP

3 Tips & Exercises to Empower Pregnant Moms in Group Fitness Classes

So often, group exercise instructors are among the first to know that a woman is pregnant. This can be kind of intimidating to instructors who may not have a lot of experience working with pregnant participants, but it doesn’t have to be. Get some quick tips on how to work with moms-to-be in your group fitness classes.

Shane Barnard, JD

The History of Cardio Kickboxing Classes

Cardio Kick has come and gone, (and come and gone), but what is the future of the cardio kickboxing workout? Has the pre-choreographed formula quashed our creative juices or given us a great place to start?

Jessica H. Maurer

4 Challenges of Life as a Fit Pro

You thought you were prepared to teach your group exercise class, but your survival kit and technology fail you, here are 4 tips for surviving those horrors.

Timothy Butler, RD

Fit Pros: Are you Eating Enough Calories?

Learn how you’re putting yourself at risk for serious health consequences if you’re not eating enough calories for the amount of classes you’re teaching.

Guest Author: Timothy James Butler RD, LD

Lynn Blakeley

What Type of Group Fit Pro are You?

A group exercise supervisor reflects on common actions and statements of instructors and encourages fit pros to be there for their participants.

Josh Crosby

Stay Injury Free in Group Fitness Classes

Injuries can impact the life of any fitness enthusiast or fit pro. Here Josh Crosby shares 3 tips learned from mature athletes on how to stay in the game.

Carrie Haines

Stop Learning Exercise Technique from YouTube

Discover why the fitness professional should get offline and stop learning new exercises through videos and get to a live workshop or certification course.

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