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Language (of Disability)
Language (of Disability)

This blog was written by Carol Syer. In my 30+ years in the fitness Industry, I have seen it continue to grow and mature, we have become more aware and more inclusive. We have become more educated and with that knowledge we are becoming more welcoming for People with...

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That big ball of air – The Swiss Ball
That big ball of air – The Swiss Ball

You see some interesting trends and fads come and go when you’ve been a group fitness instructor for over 30 years. I remember when I first saw the step in 1991 and thought, ‘What’s this rubbish? You cannot make this interesting enough for a whole class.’ But here I...

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The mentoring connection
The mentoring connection

From a young age at school, I enjoyed helping other children struggling with schoolwork. It was a way that I felt accepted. However, growing up in a community with little ethnic diversity, I didn’t really fit in. My parents were not comfortable with me having more...

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The social media rabbit hole
The social media rabbit hole

Changes to the way we operate during lockdown have exposed many fitness professionals to social media-induced self-doubt. You’re worth so much more than fleeting clicks, writes group fitness guru Marietta Mehanni. Body image. It must be one of the most talked about...

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Self Care
Self Care

Take care of yourself - no one else will do a better job. For the majority of people on this planet, the world went sideways in 2020. The new normal became a concept and words like pivoting and virtual became popular business words. Even words like lockdown, which in...

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