SCW Spotlite: Issue 17
December 15, 2019
Enjoy this biweekly buzz about all things fitness. Fitness Pros are always on the go, so we’ll leave the “Lite” on!
12 Steps of Fitness: Strategies to Thrive
by Rosie Malaghan, MS
It’s that beautiful time of year again when your barbell starts to look like a daunting roll of wrapping paper and your dumbbells resemble giant cake pops. Your group fitness class may be filled with those desperate to keep off the extra holiday pounds or it’s a ghost town. Check out this spiced up holiday edition of 12 steps to thrive this season.
ASCM Names Wearable Tech as Top Fitness Trend for 2020
American College of Sports Medicine (ASCM)
Do you use your smartwatch or fitness tracker to track your exercise, heart rate, calorie consumption or sleep quality? If you answered yes, you’re among the millions of adults who use a wearable device at least monthly and part of the growing movement of individuals taking control of their health. Keep ready to see what else experts are saying about 2020!
The Perfect (and Healthy) Sweet Treat for the Holiday Season
One Day to Wellness
Already concerned about the endless holiday cookies, desserts and other sweet treats that are popping up everywhere from the break room to the reception counter? Take a look at these sweet, but healthy (& vegan!) Cacao Balls so you can have your treats this season but with a little less guilt.
How to Hire the Perfect Group Fitness Instructor
Athletics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
Are you looking to expand your business in 2020 or just have some job openings to fill? If you've ever struggled with finding the perfect person to bring into your club, this new guide from AFAA is exactly what you need! Every gym, large or small, has different values, keep reading to see what your's are.
5 Speedy Ways to Perform Myofascial Release on the Tightest Parts of Your Body
Well + Good
Fascia - aka the highly relevant, super important system in your body that’s frequently to blame for all of that post-gym muscle soreness and tightness. The method for loosening it all up? It’s called myofascial release, and it’s as easy to do on your own as grabbing a foam roller and getting to work. Check out these 5 tips on how to do it yourself!
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