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Excerpts — EuropeActive's Essentials for Fitness Instructors

Essential warm-up techniques for resistance training

The warm-up is an essential introductory part of the training session that helps participants prepare both mentally and physically for the training session. Warm-up techniques can be broadly classified into two major categories: passive warm-ups and active warm-ups.

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Design the ideal fitness class and learn the proper warm-up format

For the most favourable conditions, each GF workout, regardless of its type, should maintain the recommended structure. This allows instructors to include all health-related fitness components in a single workout.

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Choose great music to keep a class energized and engaged

The music used in fitness classes can be a determinant for the motivation levels in those classes, and therefore should be adjusted to the client’s profile.

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