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Category: Group Exercise

Disco Yoga

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Olivia Hubbard headed to The Hoxton Hotel in London’s Holborn to check out Disco Yoga. The question is: was it more glitter than fitness?   Another week, another fitness trend. The fitness industry is now as diverse as an office party. Although this class is in fact a party – there’s a serious disco playlist, glitter everywhere [...]

Accessible fitness for visually impaired clients

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Meet Michelle Felix, a fitness professional who is registered blind and provides audio-described exercise for clients who are blind or have poor eyesight.   FitPro: Can you tell us more about your personal story and when you first began devising fitness classes for visually impaired individuals? Michelle Felix:  I am registered blind and have some [...]

Sweat by BXR, VersaClimber

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We found out last week that the VersaClimber is rugby player James Haskell’s favourite piece of kit. FitPro headed to Anthony Joshua’s studio in West London to test out the VersaClimber session. Sweat by BXR is a pay-to-train boutique fitness concept that offers three studio variations centred on the three pillars of athletic training: skills, [...]

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon turns 10

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FitPro’s Features Editor, Olivia Hubbard will be running in the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on 8 October, so we wanted to shine a light on the race that celebrates its 10th birthday this year. We’ve also offered some other event suggestions to help keep your summer training on track. Olivia will be fundraising for [...]

FitPro reviews TrailFit

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At FitPro, we love trying out new classes. Olivia Hubbard headed to Hampstead Heath to try out TrailFit – a new women-only outdoor fitness offering, coming to London and Bristol this spring. We were invited to join fitness blogger, fitness instructor and free-surfer, Sophie Everard, who devised the session.  Unlike other ‘influencers’ out there on [...]

Free fitness with a difference

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Image credit: Richard Murgatroyd Photography We couldn’t ignore the flurry of free fitness initiatives that are helping to get more people active across the country. Olivia Hubbard experienced two London offerings that each place community spirit at the heart of what they do. It’s common knowledge that Londoners are a unique species. We mooch about with [...]

Is HIIT for everyone?

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HIIT is everywhere, or so it seems. But, is this trendy training method suitable for all of your clients? As fitness professionals, it’s up to us to create a programme or class that is engaging and suitable for our clients. In this week’s blog, Simone Hodgkinson looks at HIIT in a bit more detail, including how you [...]

The rise of modern Yoga

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How does modern yoga incorporate traditional practice in new ways, and who decides whether it is still yoga? Yoga has traditionally been the practice of incorporating meditation – a calmness of the mind – balanced with postures and flexibility poses to leave you feeling strong, lean and Zen. But as yoga has changed over the [...]

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