Recently, I found myself at the local big box home improvement store looking for some primer paint. A helpful person asked if I had any questions. I explained that I had some pealing paint that I intended to scrape, prime and repaint. He suggested “brand X” as the best primer that they sold. Before I could ask if it would be possible to have the primer tinted, he moved off to help
Should we adopt a standard method of describing Heart Rate Training Zones? My argument is that until we (I’m talking about everyone in the fitness Industry) all speak with consistent language, manufactures will continue to put stickers like this on fitness equipment. The Majority of people in your club will see this chart on an elliptical machine and remain confused by (if not down right afraid of) Heart Rate Training.
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In this post I mentioned that I was using a Blink Heart Rate monitor because I can’t see the numbers any more. It’s flashing light shows me when I’m below JRA ( T1 or aerobic threshold), between T1 and T2 (T2 is anaerobic threshold) or above T2. Very simple. I like simple when it comes to trying to communicate with my class. ICI/PRO member Chuck Cali has a fun video he shot
Ask Amy about her biggest teaching challenge while on a working fitness vacation at a Caribbean resort and she will tell you it’s accommodating all the different languages of the guests. Jamaica is very popular among Europeans and Asians, so in one class she may have students that speak German, Spanish, Russian and Japanese. Many know some English, but Amy has learned that sign language works the best because everyone