Group Exercise

from Professional Standards – Scopes of Practice do Grow!

Article by Freddie Drummond B.Sc. (Hon’s)

You may or may not be familiar with the Professional Standards which CIMSPA are the guardians of. We have two for group exercise. One is the Core Group Exercise Instructor Professional Standards and the second are the Pilates Based Matwork Instructor professional Standards.

If you have never read them before they […]

By |February 17th, 2024|Article, Group Exercise|

Looking Over the Horizon into EMD UK and the ‘Workforce Governance & Registration Scheme Project’

Should I join my National Governing Body (NGB) for Group Exercise. The big question is why? Our resounding answer is ‘YES’. EMD UK are the only organisation who provides the appropriate resources for us as Group Exercise teachers, recognises our scope of practice […]

By |February 17th, 2024|Article, Group Exercise|

How to complete a risk assessment for workout in outdoor fitness

If you are working outdoors teaching fitness or bootcamps then watch this video with Conor Mclean our outdoor fitness tutor and understand how to complete a risk assessment. You can also download the Outdoor Code of Ethics and a Risk Assessment Form to use to complete course. If you are interested in training to become […]

By |October 28th, 2022|Article, Group Exercise|

The Core – What is it?

Join Katie Galbraith in her easy explanation of the core and what it is. Share this video with clients to help them understand the core and get the most from their workouts. 


By |December 14th, 2020|Article, Group Exercise|

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)… it’s About Time!

Article By Jennifer Bodell, Drummond Education 

HIIT seems to be all the rage these days – and a Big “buzz word” in the fitness industry. It’s been referred to as the “closest thing to an exercise pill”. Its fabulous for those of us who are pressed for time (as so many of us are these days!) […]

By |May 1st, 2019|Article, Group Exercise, Lifestyle|

Bungee Fitness

Article by the Drummond Team

Bungee fit: This recent exercise trend is gaining popularity according to recent news reports!

Its kind of like a big baby bouncer for adults – this whole new kind of “flying” class was inspired by a fitness trainer (who is also a mom!)  whilst watching her son in his baby bouncer. Its described as […]

By |January 14th, 2019|Article, Group Exercise, Lifestyle|

Just passed Exercise to Music? Now what do I do??

By Nikki McCardle, Drummond Education Exercise to Music tutor

Don’t rush, take some time to consider what sort of class you might teach.

There are many different styles of class from freestyle, pre-choreographed, HIIT, conditioning and circuits. If you use music in your class and work to the structure of that music, it is exercise to music.

If […]

By |October 18th, 2018|Article, Group Exercise|

Post Natal Benefits of the Squat

Article by Carifit baby wearing workouts. The new group exercise class for post-natal mums.

As one of the single most effective lower body exercises, squatting is a great way to regain and improve strength in a functional way whilst working the pelvic floor muscles. It is also a very safe exercise for both postnatal and expectant […]

By |November 29th, 2017|Article, Group Exercise|

Top 5 ETM Class Instructor Tips

by Mel Beves

What do our class participants need from their instructors?

Here are my 5 top tips to ensure you are doing the best job you can to ensure an effective class with participant satisfaction.

1.  Choreography – Ensure that you know it.  You must have a plan in place to avoid getting put off.  Know where […]

By |June 28th, 2017|Article, Group Exercise|

High Intensity Interval Training HIIT

Article by the Drummond Clinic

With this topic being high profile this week on the Horizon programme – Is this type of training a Fad or is it here to stay.  Below is what is being said about HIIT. Remember, there are many ways to reach the end of a physiological goal.  Is this the one?

What […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Article, Group Exercise|