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Let’s face it. As humans, we can't do it all. There's no way to be perfect, knowledgeable, and practiced in every form of group exercise possible.
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Is Social Media Killing the Fitness Professional?

Has the ability to become "fitness famous" through social media caused a decline in legit fit pros and consumer awareness about educated professionals?
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5 Tips to Create Your Own Fit Pro Career Path

So you want to be a fitness professional? Awesome! In this crazy diverse field, check out 5 tips Jessica H. Maurer discovered along her journey.
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Teaching Tip: Make Your Calendar Explode in Color!

From one crazy fit pro to another: Keep yourself organized to avoid showing up at the wrong gym by color coding your calendar.
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The Group Exercise Professionals Checklist

Have you ever considered your professionalism as a group exercise instructor? Use this checklist to evaluate and make any needed adjustments.
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Social Media Tips and Tricks for Fitness Professionals

The down and dirty on using social media for fitness pro's.
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Is Your Group Fitness Certification Scientifically Sound?

Science-based classes are key to successful group exercise programs. Directors and consumers need to critically evaluate instructors and classes.
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Wondering How to Become a Group Exercise Instructor?

Do you want to become a group exercise instructor? Then check out these seven steps and things you should know about the job before you jump in.
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Fit Pros: Be the “Go To” Substitute

I jump at the chance to get in and sub a class and you should too!
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Fit Pros: 5 Reasons to Find a Career Mentor

Whether you are brand new to the fitness industry, or you've been in it for years, finding a mentor can further increase your skills and abilities.
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Life is busy, and sometimes maintaining focus for teaching a group exercise class can be difficult. Here are 3 tips to stay on top of your game.
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FIT PROS: your job is to help people live healthier & happier lives through education, not to flood their newsfeeds with selfies or "inspirational quotes".
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5 Reasons to be a GX Participant Again

One group ex instructor shares 5 tips learned when stepping off the stage and back into the class as a participant. Check out to discover ways to be better.
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Music, Teaching, & Marketing: What you Need to Know

Become a better instructor with these six tips from a musician, teacher, and marketing professional.
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We All Start Somewhere…The JeffFitnessPro Story

Have you ever wondered where your favorite fit pros got started? Take a look into the career and journey of Jeff McMullen, International Fitness Educator.
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4 Tips for Longevity as a Fitness Professional

Our bodies get tired, need rest, and need fuel just like everyone else.
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GX Managers: Get Your New Instructors Team Teaching

Create the GX team you want by providing team teaching opportunities to new instructors.
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Marketing Your Group Ex Classes: What Is Your Fitness Brand

Have you taken the time to think about how you want to be perceived in the fitness industry and worked to develop your personal brand around this?
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4 Tips to Manage your Anxiety as a Fitness Entrepreneur

Going out on your own as a fit pro can be an exciting adventure, but can also fill you with lots of anxiety. Discover how to manage the anxiety of being an entrepreneur in this guest blog.

“I hope we make you challenge the status quo, rethink what you know, and discover new group fitness experiences”

-Summer Sides,
Founder of GXunited

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