Tips for Motivating a Class That Isn’t There

We’ve all been there. You create this awesome class plan, spend time memorizing it, show up early to set up for class, and even download some new tunes to get the class really pumped. Minutes before class starts the gym is dead and you notice that your regulars aren’t there.

My Problem With Your Fitness Motivation

Warning : More than a few cuss words sprinkled around some honestyI just can’t take it anymore. I can’t take one more “fitspiration” screen shot sent to me or instagram photo tagged with my name. Let’s be honest : This shit sucks. “But Jessica, you teach fitness. Don’t you want

Is Social Media Killing the Fitness Professional?

Prologue Let me preface this article by telling you that I love social media. I spend more hours than I should every day on Instagram, I probably talk to more people through Facebook every day than I talk to in person, and Pinterest is one of my favorite ways to

Motivation vs. Discipline and the Onslaught of Burnout

I would like to look at Motivation Monday through a different lens. I say this because I am writing this Monday Motivation article as a person that at one time was very motivated. I was able to motivate myself, my teams of group ex instructors, and classes full of students.

The Wisdom of Dr. Seuss for the Indoor Cycling Instructor

Most would agree that Dr. Seuss rocks. The brilliance of his wisdom is not limited to any particular age, and can be applied across all aspects of our lives. What can we as indoor cycling instructors learn from his words? Here are a few of my favorite Dr. Seuss quotes