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1,000 calories to burn: Energy expenditure during class by Tony Lycholat, part 2

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If haven’t read part 1, you can find it here What about HIIT? Clearly, with all-out efforts (as with high-intensity interval training [HIIT]) you could conceivably exercise at higher intensities yet for a reduced total time, since you will often be working anaerobically and your blood lactate levels will rise steadily if there are limited recovery periods. Remarkably, given the recent promotion and marketing [...]

The secrets of a Legacy partnership revealed

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The Legacy 2012 charity Join In aims to place more volunteers in sport. It has announced that international sporting goods retailer INTERSPORT is now its official partner. Legacy at grassroots level The aim of the partnership is to strengthen the legacy, along with relationships with grassroots sports clubs, to make a lasting difference across the UK. INTERSPORT prides itself on understanding customers’ [...]

Could your business be doomed?

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A survey of 1,200 exercise and management professionals, which was published by Central YMCA Qualifications, has identified skills gaps in the active leisure sector. Is your business doomed? YMCA commissioned ukactive to conduct the research at a time when the government is reaching out to employers to take greater responsibility with regard to taking ownership [...]

Lawyer’s vision becomes Middle Eastern reality

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Ali Longmate decided to wave goodbye to her London life and high-powered financial lawyer job to set up a fitness business in the Middle East. Olivia Hubbard chats to her about how to devise a time-restricted fitness session and discovers the reason behind the soaring popularity of kettlebells. From courtroom to workout field Fitness has always been [...]

Integrated fitness training: Power Plate and ViPR

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Leisure Industry Week (LIW) returned to Birmingham on 30 September to 2 October and Power Plate® showcased its latest integrated fitness concept, bringing fresh opportunities to trainers. Director of education at Performance Health Systems and member of the ViPR™ global education team, Steve Powell shares with FitPro a specifically created ViPR programme that demonstrates the philosophy of [...]

Yoga and meditation: A simple practice

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Director of the Art of Contemporary Yoga Teacher Training School (AOCY) Joanne Avison exclusively shares with FitPro key positions to help fitness professionals involve their clients in meditative moments. For a full article on yoga and meditation, download the FitPro app now: fitpro.com/app Meditative moments There are various ways to introduce a meditative approach to many [...]

I am an Ironman!

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For personal trainer, triathlon coach and mother of two Harriet Chettleburgh, anything is possible. Here, she reveals to FitPro the reality of competing in the Ironman, Austria. Trust your body “The final moments before the mass start of an Ironman open water swim are ‘intense’ to say the least,” recalls Harriet Chettleburgh. Standing on the beach at [...]

Video of the month: Bobby Cappuccio

Internationally renowned speaker and author Bobby Cappuccio recalls at FitPro Live why you should never leave a training session saying “my trainer worked really hard today”. The author is already widely known for his work with PTontheNet and FitPro and spent years seeking out world-class leaders across a variety of disciplines to interview and offer [...]

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