Tag: workout

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 [...]

Kettlebell swing variations

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Think you know how to kettlebell swing? FitPro national trainer, Aaron Barnett, shares 10 variations of the kettlebell swing to freshen up your workout.   The kettlebell swing offers the opportunity for people to advance their power, stability and mobility, as well as their strength and endurance. It helps to build better, more efficient bodies, [...]

5 exercises to strengthen core and pelvic floor

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Pelvic floor exercises are traditionally done through breathing exercises and, while these are still extremely effective, we believe it is important for you and your clients to build a strong pelvic floor through everyday movements, too. We have teamed up with Charlie Launder of Bumps & Burpees to explore exercises that can be used to [...]

EXPLORE 3D MOVEMENT

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FitPro trainer, Holly Lynch demonstrates how you can shake up your normal workout routine by incorporating the ViPR across a range of dynamic movements. So don’t just pick up the dumbbells, explore your 3D movement with the ViPR, too. We’ve outlined the full list of movements below, so, once you’ve given the video a watch [...]

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 [...]

Beat the heat

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Working out with your clients in the great outdoors is fun and healthy but, as summer temperatures rise, do we really want to transform our group training sessions into a ‘Bikram boot camp’? Fitness professional Ali Longmate explains how to train your clients safely outside this summer. As a group X trainer and PT living in [...]