Tag: FitPro Live

Ageing functionally

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When it comes to mature clients, we should focus on their functional movement capabilities and not just their age, as Aislinn Kelly finds out. Julia Willmott, whose small Pilates classes incorporate clients from the age of 40 to 70, believes instructors and PTs should look beyond the age of their clients. She says, “Find out [...]

Keep your cash flowing

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Cash comes and goes. January joiners, summer bodies, 90-day challenges and six-week boot camps all present opportunities for fitness professionals, but the nature of these opportunities comes with a downside – ‘lumpy’ cash flow. There’s no two ways about it, this makes business stressful, and even if it’s not seasonality, it might be termly classes [...]

Calisthenics: “Practice doesn’t make perfect”

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Calisthenics coach Stephen Hughes Landers tells FitPro why he thinks bodyweight training has become a top trend and why the idiom ‘practice makes perfect’ is rubbish. Olivia Hubbard: What seems to surprise clients most of all? Stephen Hughes Landers: There are two things that really surprise clients. One is just how difficult it is to [...]

Everything you wanted to know about Cody Sipe

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… but were too afraid to ask Aislinn Kelly chats to Arkansas-based leading authority and FitPro LIVE presenter Cody Sipe on exercise and ageing. Aislinn Kelly: What’s your fitness philosophy? Cody Sipe: As I hit my mid-30s, my philosophy changed and now my training is based on movement longevity: living better instead of looking better. Yes, [...]

FitPro LIVE 2016 Highlights!

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FitPro LIVE 2016 educated, inspired and united the fitness industry. Continue your fitness education with FitPro: be part of next year’s event.  Share your experiences below! Can you spot yourself in the video? What has changed for you since attending FitPro LIVE 2016? How has the education at FitPro LIVE helped your sessions with clients? [...]

ELLESPORT to showcase prints at FitPro LIVE

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FitPro is very excited to have ELLESPORT exhibiting at FitPro LIVE on 8 and 9 April 2016! With just ONE week to go until the event, get up to speed with ELLESPORT’s latest collection. Team FitPro is a big fan of the Mantaris collection – aimed at the seriously stylish and fashion forward. Mantaris is full [...]

SKILLMILL – an innovative non-motorised treadmill

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Technogym, a leading producer of design and technology-driven fitness equipment and solutions, has launched the SKILLMILLTM,   the first non-motorised treadmill to combine power, speed, stamina and agility training. Fiona McAuslan takes it for a spin. What is it? The SKILLMILL functions a lot like the barrel roll equipment that you find in a children’s playground. [...]

Choosing the right diet for your client

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If you are wondering if a diet is right for you or a client, consider these factors provided by Ben Coomber. Is your diet making you feel good? If not, make some changes: it could be too low carb, or too low fat, or not enough protein, or not enough total calories. Play about with [...]

Functional ageing can help adults

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Functional ageing can help adults to move more, eat well, drink less and be smoke free. This month, Public Health England (PHE) launched the One You campaign to give people the chance to reappraise their lifestyle choices and do something about their own health before it’s too late. It’s clear there has never been a [...]

What do women want?

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With an ever rising tide of airbrushed and unrealistic images appearing in the fitness press and on social media, the real women working in fitness need to come together to make their voices heard, says Fitpro magazine’s managing editor Fiona McAuslan. On 11 March, I completed my first public speaking engagement at the Women in [...]