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July 13, 2015 / Category: Fitness Advisor

The Sportspark facility in Norwich, UK has a clever and motivating approach to small group training. The small group training area there went from a nondescript daycare center to the exciting SYNRGY360 Face Off training facility.

Life Fitness
 

June 16, 2015 / Category: Fitness Advisor

The popularity of high intensity interval training (HIIT) has been on the rise for years, and understanding how to successfully implement a HIIT program in your facility is essential. According to ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine), HIIT involves repeated bouts of high intensity work followed by varied lower intense recovery times. The intense work periods are typically performed at or above 80% of the theoretical max heart rate, which should feel “hard or very hard” for the exerciser. And it varies in length from as short as 10 seconds to several minutes long. Recovery periods are usually performed at 40 to 50% estimated max HR, which should feel “very comfortable” to the individual and last the same length, less or more than the intense periods.

Deborah McConnell
 

June 04, 2015 / Category: Fitness Advisor

original.jpgThe 2015 Personal Trainers to Watch program is now open for nominees.

Do you wonder if you – or your favorite personal trainer – has what it takes to compete against the world’s top trainers and earn global recognition?

Cristiano Parente