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David Readle on the development and launch of HIIT STEP – Group Fitness Over Coffee Podcast S2E5

In this episode, I chat to David Readle, creator of HIIT STEP.

He says, “We have combined an old-school favourite with a modern day twist”.

David’s background is in Team GB. He invented HIIT STEP almost by accident, and this exciting class has developed and spread to clubs throughout the world.

Welcome to series 2 episode 5 of Group Fitness Over Coffee.

David Readle on the development and launch of HIIT STEP - Group Fitness Over Coffee Podcast S02E05

What we talk about:

  • David’s early days as a shot putter
  • Life in Team GB, working with the Great Britain Cycling Team as Performance Psychologist, and as a 3 sport international and Commonwealth Games athlete
  • The accidental invention of HIIT STEP
  • How HIIT STEP works for the participant and the instructor

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From corporate career to group fitness instructor and personal trainer – Group Fitness Over Coffee Podcast – S2E4

In this episode, I chat to my good friend Audrey Mckenzie

We talk about how she’s gone from a full-time career in big corporate to a side hustle as a group fitness instructor, and now as a full-time personal trainer.

If you’re thinking of a career change or you’re just wanting to teach classes as a hobby or second job, don’t miss this great interview.

Welcome to series 2 episode 4 of Group Fitness Over Coffee.

From corporate career to group fitness instructor and personal trainer - Group Fitness Over Coffee Podcast - S2E4

What we talk about:

  • Becoming a group fitness instructor and juggling it with the day job
  • The difference between teaching classes and being a one to one personal trainer
  • The importance of empathy with your fitness clients
  • How best to plan your move into group fitness and personal training

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Review of Les Mills Body Balance release 76 – Group Fitness Over Coffee Podcast – S2E3

In this episode, I review Les Mills Body Balance release 76.

It’s a fun class. Challenging but not unachievable. And a great jumping on point for new people.

Welcome to series 2 episode 3 of Group Fitness Over Coffee.

Review of Les Mills Body Balance release 76 - Group Fitness Over Coffee Podcast - S2E3

We’ll take a track by track walk through the release. Here are the tracks if you need reminding.

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All We Know – Track List for Les Mills Body Balance release 77

And another 3 months flies by – here’s the track list for Les Mills Body Balance release 77.

You’ll see this in clubs from July 2017.

If you don’t want spoilers DON’T READ any further. Otherwise, have a look.

All We Know - Track List for Les Mills Body Balance release 77

 

Here’s what Les Mills have to say about release 77.

“We created this class in the sunshine of our New Zealand summer and hopefully that shines through to you. The music is different again – a journey that takes you deeper and yet still has moments of easy, uplifting Pop to keep us ‘chilled’ and together.”

Now it’s your turn:

What do you think of the Les Mills Body Balance release 77 track list? Leave a comment and share your thoughts.

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If you want more spoilers you can click on the links above to see the music on Amazon. They won’t be exactly the same mixes because Les Mills often edit the tracks, and some are Les Mills cover versions and not available commercially. But it will give you a good feel for what’s on its way.