Group Exercise and Fitness Classes

Group exercise is the beating heart of a successful gym or fitness facility. While there are always going to be plenty of members who enjoy training solo, the atmosphere of group training is what keeps many people coming back time after time. The camaraderie of exercising in a group can really become the heart and soul of a training facility and that human connection to other people can be more meaningful that the physical benefits of the exercise itself. Post-pandemic, the group exercise scene is regathering and we want to bring you articles that inspire and interest you.

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Get Your Group Exercise Classes Covered With The Cover Me App

CoverMe Fitness, the innovative studio management app for the fitness industry, launches this month in Australia, with industry veteran Tony Zonato leading the rollout as Managing Director for the region. The Cover Me app is set to change the landscape of casual group exercise instructors by creating a pool of available and qualified instructors for

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Australian Calisthenic Federation is the APRA 2024 Licensee of the Year

The APRA Music Awards is an annual music awards event which recognises Australian songwriters. Each year, Australasian Performing Right Association Limited (APRA) gives an honour for the Licensee of the Year. This year that award went to the Australian Calisthenic Federation for being good musical citizens. How is the APRA Award decided? The Licensee of

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Let’s Get Physical With Retrosweat Sydney!

Retrosweat, the fun, authentic, 1980s freestyle aerobics classes first started gaining a following in Sydney more than a decade ago and expanded to two locations, offering classes each week. Retrosweat also offer an online library of “at-home” workouts to meet the growing demand for exercise that is both fun and entertaining, along with being accessible

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Masala Bhangra Founder in Australia for Exclusive MasterClass

Indian dance-inspired workout Masala Bhangra has been bringing fun and flair to fitness for 24 years. Founder, Sarina Jain is excited to be visiting Melbourne this month and personally delivering a MasterClass so you can experience Masala Bhangra for yourself! What is Masala Bhangra? Masala Bhangra is an Indian inspired workout with the folk of

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Solutions For Filling Up Empty Cycle Studios

With the home gym equipment market offering increasingly great value, and the humble stationary bike now more interactive and connected than ever before, you may be noticing less bums on seats in your cycle studio. A cardio theatre is a significant investment, both with the purchase and maintenance of exercise equipment and also due to

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Burn The Floor With Les Mills DANCE

It’s been an exciting time for Les Mills fans as the fitness juggernaut has been releasing several new workouts over recent months. The latest sweat session to hit our shores is LES MILLS DANCE™ and the program is set to officially launch at the upcoming Les Mills Live event in Brisbane. What is LES MILLS

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Les Mills Live Brisbane 2024: Act Fast to Book Early Bird Tickets!

The worldwide 2024 Les Mills Live tour kicks off in Brisbane and there are still a few days left to snap up early bird tickets! Les Mills Live Brisbane will be held on March 3rd, 2024 at Royal International Convention Centre Showgrounds and will provide an energy-packed experience for fitness enthusiasts. What is Les Mills

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Body Fit Training: What to Expect at BFT

As part of getting around to connect with as many fitness professionals as possible this year, the team at What’s New in Fitness are also road-testing some of the fitness offerings that are on offer. If you, or someone you know is stuck in an exercise routine that’s about as exciting as a plain cheese

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Introducing Gamification in Workouts: The Secret to Motivation and Results

Thanks to Prue Harvey, Education Coordinator at BFT, for this article. The concept of gamification is nothing new in fitness – think Apple watches, heart rate monitors, etc – but how it’s executed can change the game for your product or business. The use of gamification in workouts has been showing increasing popularity, from virtual

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Boutique Fitness Studios Bringing the US’s Hottest Fitness Brands to Australia

Brendan James and Matt Gordin are brothers-in-law and close friends, who have secured the master franchising rights to Rumble Boxing in Australia under their brand, Boutique Fitness Studios. The duo also have exclusive rights to Club Pilates, CycleBar, and StretchLab, all of which are extremely popular US brands that fall under the Xponential Fitness banner.

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Move Over BODYCOMBAT VR. Welcome Les Mills BODYCOMBAT XR.

In the next evolution of the world’s most popular VR fitness app, Les Mills BODYCOMBAT XR brings Mixed Reality experiences into the mix – a feature that merges virtual reality with the user’s actual reality. Paired with the META Quest 3 VR headset, the new app offers a virtual training space like no other, fusing

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New Offerings from Les Mills set to Inspire the Next Generation

With Gen Z and Millennials accounting for around 80% of the total fitness market, clubs have no choice, but to sit up and pay attention to what it is they want. As strength-based workouts continue to soar in popularity for this demographic, gym operators are asking how they can lure them from the gym floor

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Les Mills Celebrate RPM 100 Release

Article updated November 2023. Les Mills Asia Pacific celebrated the 100th release of the hugely popular RPM cycling program with a sell-out event in Sydney this month. The milestone was a testament to 25 years of fresh, engaging workouts with a cult-like following of indoor cycling enthusiasts. What is Les Mills RPM? RPM is a

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