An Orientation for Group Fitness Classes

It’s too hard!

I can’t keep up!

It’s an intimidating environment!

Do these descriptions of a group fitness class sound like something you’ve heard from others or that you’ve verbalized?  These are common reasons why people tell me they’ve never tried a class before.  Group fitness is second nature to me and it’s my absolute favorite form of exercise.


People who take group fitness regularly may take advantage of the comfort they find in attending classes week to week.  For some people, it is an ordeal that requires massive mental preparation sometimes resulting in complete let downs after attempting a class.

When I started this blog, I just started talking about Group fitness, because…well, I just love it.  It occurred to me while reading through your comments and browsing the interwebs, that a little orientation to group fitness might be welcomed and appreciated to readers as it is one of the most common forms of exercising for weight loss.

Group Fitness 101

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How to Solve Your Insomnia Problems with OTC Sleep Aids

How’s your sleep going in 2013?  We have already determined that the lack of sleep can lead to health problems & deter our weight loss efforts!  Tomorrow starts National Sleep Awareness Week. My Health Monday is dedicated to this topic today.  I’d be willing to bet that most adults don’t get the recommended 7-9 hours a night.





I often times stalk my personal Facebook timeline late a night and find many people up with sleep disturbances.  I will usually send them one of my very first posts on Lifestyle Modifications for Insomnia.  You may have missed it because it was one of about 5 pre-post before I officially launched PFL.  In that case, please check it out here.  It had great feedback and lifestyle changes truly are the first step to tackling the insomnia battle. Continue reading

So you Want to Teach Les Mills BODYATTACK

Last week Act-Fit Friday was for those of you who like to go solo in the gym.  This week, I’m back with my baby: Group Fitness!!!  I know you hear group fitness, group fitness, group fitness from me all the time.  I thought it would be nice to hear it from someone else.


BODY ATTACK my FAVORITE Les Mills cardio class next to Combat of course 🙂 from a long time participant and now new instructor!



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