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[ the worldwide fitness center: Gender, wellbeing and fitness and Pedagogies Andreasson, Jesper ( writer ) ] { Hardcover } 2014

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In the next chapter, we will meet a highly important figure and status symbol within the fitness culture, namely the fitness professional. We will discuss and focus on the international aspects of this occupation – especially on how a new profession, professional identity, and commercial enterprise have developed and taken shape within the fitness culture. In addition, the education and pedagogy of the fitness professional will also be discussed in relation to clients and the teaching of health.

This great offer is only available until 30th of June 2013 so don’t miss out! There are clearly different ways of creating instructors and getting them to become part of the Les Mills “global tribe”. While the first 48 The Global Gym email excerpt is mostly commercial in nature, the second certainly makes more comprehensive claims that it can help instructors “be a better you”. Naturally, the Active IQ eLearning offer could be read as reflecting the company’s ambition to educate and increase the knowledge level of its group fitness instructors.

People are going in and out of this door continuously, some following a personal trainer whom they just met up with. If one walks down the stairs, there is a cardio room, open to anyone who wishes to go for a jog. Next door, there is a playroom where children, under the supervision of an educated pedagogue, can draw, watch TV, or play while their parents exercise. In addition, there are several rooms intended for various group fitness activities. Each of these rooms has a glass wall facing a waiting area where participants can sit down and watch others work out while waiting for their own sessions to begin.

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