Confessions of a Fitness Professional Behind the smile and motivational cues, lies a trainer who is fed up with your you-know-what. Chapter Three: Can I Get Water? Day One (Ten minutes into the class). Client: Can I get water? Me: Sure. (Client walks to water fountain. No one else stops for water. I continue with … Continue reading Can I Get Water?
Confessions of a Fitness Professional Behind the smile and motivational cues, lies a trainer who is fed up with your you-know-what. Chapter Two: My Knee Hurts! Day One (Client arrives late and jumps into class). Client: My knee hurts. Me: Have you previously injured your knee? Client: Yea. Me: Have you seen a doctor about … Continue reading My Knee Hurts!
Confessions of a Fitness Professional Behind the smile and motivational cues, lies a trainer who is fed up with your you-know-what. Chapter One: How Light? Day One Me: Welcome everyone! Please get a pair of light dumbbells. Client: How light? Me: It’s up to you. Client: Like light light? Me: Yes. Client: Like three's? Me: Sure. (Client picks up … Continue reading How Light?
Glide through your workout with a pair of gliding discs! Not to be confused with your dog's frisbee, these discs can be used for a low-impact, total body workout. Gliders can take your body through its full range of motion, toning your muscles and improving stability. Hit play below to see me demonstrate my favorite … Continue reading Glide Through Your Workout!
I've been getting asked the same question from many of my group fitness participants after class, "How do I stretch this?" as they point to an area on their body. While they may know that stretching is good for them, they may not know when it's good for them! When do you need to stretch? … Continue reading Should You Really Be Stretching?
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Some of us have no choice, but to be stared at as we workout. When this happens to me, I avoid eye contact at all costs, put on my headphones, and tune everyone out. How do you deal with unwanted attention at your gym?
January is almost over! Remember that you have made a new YEAR resolution. Let's keep at it and remember to change your routine every month or so to keep making progress! Fresh out of ideas? Check out my workouts. What do you use most at your gym?
How many of you are like me and get more excited shopping for new workout clothes more than you do a new dress? TGIF! Happy shopping! Happy working out! For inspiration, check out my workouts! 🙂
As a group fitness instructor, I am expected to simultaneously please anywhere from 3 - 50 participants on a daily basis. It's only natural that not everyone will share the same expectations. Some people will love and appreciate what you do, while others will constantly critique your every move. I've recently taken over some classes … Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts in a Group Fitness Class