What is the Impact of Social Category Diversity on Motivation Gains in Exercise Groups?

Research Paper Title The Impact of Social Category Diversity on Motivation Gains in Exercise Groups. Background Exercising with a virtual partner can increase motivation by 208%, but may be moderated by partner characteristics. We tested the impact of social category diversity (ingroup/outgroup membership) on motivation with a virtual exercise partner. Methods Participants (N = 96)… Read More

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Incorporating Fun To Your Fitness Training

It would be such great news if all of us would engage in strength training, five days a week. Unfortunately, not all people have enough time for it every day. Besides, not everyone likes to indulge in such kind of physical training. Lucky are those individuals who possess that untiring motivation to train and keep… Read More

Things to Expect at the Best Fitness & Fat Loss Boot Camp Retreat UK

Being overweight can increase your chances of developing life-threatening illnesses such as diabetes, stroke, and heart attack. When you are overweight, you can become more easily tired and less able to accomplish things during the day. If you have been struggling to achieve your fitness and weight goals over the years, you might want to… Read More

Overcoming Gym Anxiety In The Great Outdoors

Introduction People often talk about feeling a little lazy or unmotivated to head for the gym, but if you are one of the many people that has ‘gym anxiety’, then you know that your reasons for staying put run much deeper. For people who are nervous or anxious about their performance, the gym can feel… Read More

2018 Top 20 Fitness Industry Trends

According to a 2018 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) survey of fitness industry trends, 9 out of 20 of the top fitness trends have foundations in GROUP Training! Rank ordered from highest (most popular trend) to lowest (least popular trend). Only the top 20 for 2018 are described in this report. HIIT. Group training.… Read More

New Group Class Concept by David Lloyd Leisure to Combat Boutique Fitness Studios

David Lloyd Leisure has thrown down the gauntlet to the UK’s boutique studios by investing £15 million to roll out a new Blaze group exercise class across 49 of its 114 health clubs. The high-intensity interval training (HIIT) class combines cardiovascular training with strength and combat exercises in a format not dissimilar to those from 1Rebel… Read More

What are the Most Popular Group Workouts in 2018?

Indoor cycling has been identified as the most popular group workout in the UK – beating pilates and yoga – by a new industry report from ukactive and the DataHub. The Moving Communities: Active Leisure Trends 2018 report indicates that group cycling currently makes up 13% of all exercise classes (2015, 10%; 2016, 14%; 2017, 25%). Other findings from the report – which was… Read More