Emily Bunton from EMD UK
Emily Bunton from EMD UK, the national governing body for group exercise, discusses how instructors can help to make a difference to the nation’s mental health.
With the days getting shorter, darker and colder, sometimes we can end up in a place where we don’t...
Why are we so mean to each other?
Yesterday, I taught on a MOSSA launch day for the January releases. I delivered three programmes and a great time was had by all. Yesterday evening, I happened to see a post that MOSSA UK had shared on Facebook from the club who did the launch of a Group Power clip. So far, so normal! Then I happened to see that, in the comments, someone...
The 90s meets 2018
One of the wonderful things about being a freestyle choreographer, presenter and independent instructor is that I have the opportunity to experience and be influenced by so many different musical and choreographic trends, most of which go full circle and come back again. Of course, I could revisit them exactly as they were (the first or even...
Dr Paul Batman shares two pieces of research surrounding sedentary behaviour in older adults.
Dr Paul Batman
Fitpro welcomes Dr Paul Batman to the editorial team.
Dr Batman originally contributed to our PT Network magazine in the 1990s. You can look forward to reading two pieces of research in each issue of the magazine.
FitPro delivers successful Gray Institute workshop 25.09.2017
FitPro delivers successful Gray Institute workshop
In September, FitPro and ViPR™ hosted the Chain Reaction®
Training provider insight: HFE
What style of training courses are proving most popular? We spoke to
the managing director of training provider Health and Fitness Education
(HFE) to find out what he thinks the current demand is.
FitPro: How do you ensure that instructors transitioning from
pre-choreography to freestyle teaching have the right skills in order
The post-truth fitness industry?
In 2016, the Oxford English Dictionary’s (OED) word of the year was ‘post-truth’. If you cast your mind back several months, you’ll perhaps remember seeing it frequently, usually in newspaper articles about Donald Trump or Brexit.
The OED defines...
Why are we not talking to our participants?
Showcasing vs coaching in group exercise classes.
“How come you use your microphone in some classes but not in others, Holly?” I was asked this question last week after instructing one of my many group exercise sessions. “Some programmes are designed to be music led whereas others are...
Walking: the best exercise of all?
Walking can be used either as part of an active lifestyle, or to help almost anyone achieve their fitness goals. Here, Fitpro investigates how and why it could be time to incorporate walking into your fitness regime.
If you wanted to find one thoroughly researched...
Why aren’t men doing yoga?
Former American football star and Broga founder Matt Miller shares his tips on getting more men to attend your yoga classes. Take a breath and listen up.
You are an amazing yoga teacher. Students...