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Important Fitness People; Marietta Mehanni


Following a recent Aqua Fitness forum, we decided we needed to provide a regular voice for all Group Fitness Instructors in our weekly newsletter. To make this happen, we’ve enlisted the undisputed heavy weight in this line of work, Marietta Mehanni, to join our writing team. For those that may not have heard of Marietta (it could happen), the following blog gives some insight into her passion for all things ‘group fitness’. Continue reading

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Successfully Managing Group Exercise Teams


This article is a guest post from Marietta Mehanni. Marietta is an international presenter with more than 20 years Group Exercise experience under her belt. Marietta has also managed the Group Exercise programs for a number of Melbourne fitness facilities.

Loyalty and commitment to your club are great assets to have among your team of instructors, but these qualities do not develop without the encouragement and support of the aerobic coordinator. Continue reading

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Expert Tips for Outdoor Training


Anyone can train a client outdoors, but it takes a smart Trainer to do it properly!

I asked two leading business owners (Summer Nelson of MyTrainer and Stephanie Lee of Alive PT) who regularly train clients outdoors for their TOP THREE TIPS for a successful Outdoor Personal Training business.

UPDATE 14/05/15: I’m very pleased to have been able to add a contribution from Jodie Arnot of Healthy Balance Fitness.  Please scroll down for her top three tips. 

There’s some VERY valuable advice here. Continue reading

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What the Hell is MetaFit?


Following on from our successful article on ‘What the Hell is Nordic Walking?‘ here’s some insight into a new, equipment free, group exercise session called Metafit.

With origins in the UK, Metafit was introduced to Australia by Daniel Wilson (I’ve known Daniel for years – his extensive industry experience includes Club Management, Sales Management and Personal Training, both here and abroad).

In a relatively short space of time Metafit has become a staple for many Trainers. In fact, some have based their whole business around it (check out THE HIIT MUM in the West of Melbourne). Continue reading