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  • Creating Successful and Innovative Nutrition Programs for Your Club
    Creating Successful and Innovative Nutrition Programs for Your Club
    In order to run a successful fitness facility, it's important to help members reach their goals. Usually this is done through cardio, weight, and strength training exercise. However, without a healthy food plan, client goals cannot be fully realized. It will be difficult for the client to achieve their desired results, even if they work out daily.

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  • Reignite Your Indoor Cycling Offering with the Spinning® Brand
    Reignite Your Indoor Cycling Offering with the Spinning® Brand
    Over the last 25 years, the Spinning® indoor cycling program has become a worldwide phenomenon. Thousands of loyal customers and enthusiasts of all fitness levels are heading to health clubs and fitness studios all over the world to get the very best indoor cycling experience possible.

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  • Success in the Fitness Industry: Learning from the Hospitality Industry
    Success in the Fitness Industry: Learning from the Hospitality Industry
    The fitness and hospitality industries share many of the same objectives: provide a positive guest experience, entice customers to return to their facility, and offer unique benefits to stand out from the competition. When it comes to customer engagement and satisfaction, here are a few hospitality lessons that club operators can borrow to keep their members happy.

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Personal Training

  • Building a Strong Personal Training Business
    Building a Strong Personal Training Business
    Personal training has grown rapidly in the last few years in an effort by exercisers to obtain better and faster fitness results. Clubs have successfully integrated personal trainers into their programs, but the challenge is to create the opportunity to connect a member with a trainer from day one.

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  • Grow Your Personal Training Business with Small Group Training
    Functional small group training is going to continue to grow in popularity going into 2016 and understanding the needs and demands of personal trainers is important when presenting compelling training services to your customers. Erica Tillinghast, Precor Global Education Manager, MS, BA and NASM certified personal trainer, shares her perspective on why functional training systems are a great investment that can help grow your personal training business.

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  • Follow These 5 Organizations for the Latest Exercise Science News
    Follow These 5 Organizations for the Latest Exercise Science News
    With every advance in exercise science, our training technique evolves a little more. The best trainers stay on top of those advances, whether it’s to earn continuing education credits, to stay on the cutting edge of training technique, or as a way of engaging with science-minded clients that are probably following the latest developments, too.

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Commercial Fitness

  • Using Wellness Programs to Support Cancer Patients and Survivors
    Using Wellness Programs to Support Cancer Patients and Survivors
    The measurable impact of exercise on cancer patients and survivors is relatively new but growing. One of the most basic recommendations made by experts within the industry who work with cancer survivors and patients is to engage in regular physical activity. At least 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week is ideal, along with strength training at least twice a week for cancer patients and those trying to prevent cancer. The key is to avoid inactivity.

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  • 3 Ways Spinning® Instructors Can Refresh Their Classes to Generate Secondary Revenue
    3 Ways Spinning® Instructors Can Refresh Their Classes to Generate Secondary Revenue
    Offering Spinning® classes as a supplementary fee-based option in your fitness facility is an excellent way to pump up your exercisers, while also bringing in some valuable extra revenue to your facility.

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  • Whitepaper: Squat Progressions for Variety, Form, and Function
    Whitepaper: Squat Progressions for Variety, Form, and Function
    Lately, squats and lunges have become two of the most prescribed functional exercises. Why? They are foundational to so many of our daily activities and movement patterns like getting in and out of a chair, picking up kids or objects, and climbing stairs to name a few. Find out why every well-equipped exercise facility should have the tools to support progression training.

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Fitness Tips

  • How to Get Started in the Weight Room
    How to Get Started in the Weight Room
    When you first step into a gym, the staff will probably give you a quick orientation on how to use the cardio and strength equipment, but they might not have much to say about the weight room. That's because you should be familiar with basic strength training exercises on strength equipment before you start lifting free weights. Once you understand the difference between a chest press and a seated row, you're ready to venture into the land of dumbbells, kettlebells, and barbells.

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  • Why Your Body Loves It When You Eat Locally
    Why Your Body Loves It When You Eat Locally
    Most varieties of produce that you find in the supermarket are bred to be bigger, more pest and drought resistant, and more uniform in shape than their home-garden cousins. They are also bred to withstand long shipping times and extended waits on store shelves. While all this may make the produce department look nice, it comes at a cost.

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  • 10 Simple Fitness Tips to Maximize Your Results in 30 Days
    10 Simple Fitness Tips to Maximize Your Results in 30 Days
    A special occasion like a wedding or conference can be a strong motivating force for getting fit. Don't opt for extreme diets or regimens that can make you feel depleted, or even backfire, leaving you in worse shape. Follow these tips and you'll feel stronger and more confident – plus you'll look great in all those group selfies and have people saying, "What have you done? You look brilliant!"

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Preva

  • Video On Demand Playlist: People Are Awesome
    Video On Demand Playlist: People Are Awesome
    If you’re looking for some inspiration during your next workout, there’s no better playlist than our People Are Awesome video playlist, which can be found on YouTube and networked Precor P80 consoles.

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  • Video On Demand Playlist: Country Medium Intensity
    Nothing passes those long moments in the gym like entertaining music videos starring your favorite artists. And with Precor P80 consoles, there’s no reason for you to ever exhaust your choices before exhausting yourself.

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  • Video On Demand Featured Playlist: Pop High Intensity
    The right music can make a world of difference when you need to power through a high intensity workout. The songs featured on this Pop: High Intensity Playlist are all 125 beats per minute or faster and deliver the bumping beats you need to get to the finish line. Check out a few of the songs on the featured playlist below.

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