4 Ideas on How to Fall (Back) in Love with Your Fitness Business

Clients look to fitness professionals for boundless motivation, which makes it particularly tough when you are feeling a bit flat or ‘over it’ yourself. As a sole trader you can take on too many responsibilities – one-to-one sessions, group sessions, administration, advertising, and marketing – which can lead to burn out and spreading yourself thin;… Read More

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Testing the Kohler Effect through Intergroup Competition in Exercise Video Games

Research Paper Title Intergroup Competition in Exergames: Further Tests of the Köhler Effect. Background The researchers examined how competing with a software-generated partner (SGP) against another human/virtual partner team, in an exercise video game (exergame), affects individual motivation as measured by effort. Methods Participants (n = 90; 49 female; Mage = 19.93 ± 1.48) were randomly assigned to one of three… Read More

Teamwork: Motivation Losses & Gains in Groups

1.0 What is Motivation? Motivation is a reason or reasons for acting or behaving in a particular way. The word motivation is derived from the word ‘motive’ which means needs, desires, wants or drives within the individual. Motivation should be perceived as a dynamic and multidimensional process; it is the process of stimulating people to… Read More

Enjoy the Benefits of Fitness Boot Camp

These days, many people take their health and fitness extremely seriously. We have become more knowledgeable and more aware of the risks of low fitness levels and an unhealthy lifestyle. With this in mind, many decide to take action to boost both their health and fitness. Some people decide to work on their fitness levels… Read More

A Quick Guide to Successful Goal Setting

I think I can safely say we are now in the realm of new year’s resolutions and, aptly, this article looks at goal setting for clients. Guiding your clients to set health and fitness goals that are specific, measurable, achievable (and appealing), realistic and targeted (aka S.M.A.R.T.) will increase their likelihood of adherence and success.… Read More

5 Ways to Track your Fitness Outdoors

If you are serious about your outdoor exercises for fitness, there is a great need to start monitoring changes that occur in your body and the workouts you are involved. Tracking the progress of your fitness workouts do not sorely involve taking your weight each morning and wondering why you haven’t lost any weight. Tracking… Read More