No Repeat Aqua Tabata
Sunday, March 12 2023
Fitmotivation welcomes Cindy Vance Brossman to the Fitmotivation platform for her first video, Turbulent Tabatas. One of Cindy’s signature classes is a “no-repeat” Tabata format, which means each of the 8 Tabata rounds features 8 different exercises. Get ready to challenge your class members with 64 different moves.
Athletic Aqua for Deep and Shallow
Tuesday, March 07 2023
Take away ideas or an entire 45-minute aquatic fitness class that can be enjoyed by class members who are in both deep and shallow water at the same time. Join Chris LaCour for Dude Dual Depth, the fourth video in his Dude Moves series.
Water Specific Aquafit Challenge
Thursday, February 23 2023
You can’t do that on land! Join Sharlie and Shelley for 15-minutes of water specific acrobatic challenges. Treat your class participants to a fun cardio burst and show them how to jump, leap and kick their way to fitness with creative variations and combinations of frog hops, tuck jumps and dolphin kicks.
Low Impact Walking Workout with Sharlie
Wednesday, February 22 2023
Walk it out with Sharlie. This 30-minute land fitness workout blends together marching activities with aerobic movement, kickboxing, dancing and more. Whether you teach land fitness or just need a substitute aqua class due to weather or pool issues, this low-impact workout is a perfect way to keep participants moving and energized.
Katy’s Go-To Subbing Routine
Wednesday, February 15 2023
Join Katy and discover the routine she uses every time she subs an aquatic fitness class. Easy to teach and easy to follow, this simple but challenging class format is designed with aquatic fitness base moves and standard equipment, such as noodles and foam dumbbells. Built with intensity options, you can easily regress or progress the exercises. Best of all, you can teach this routine in both deep and shallow water.
Kickboard Ideas for Aquafit Classes
Tuesday, February 07 2023
Kickboards can be just as effective in vertical water fitness classes as they are in horizontal swimming activities. Join Shelley Owens for a 45-minute aquatic fitness class that includes over 20 minutes of kickboard fitness challenges. This shallow water class format also includes a warm-up and cardio endurance segment without a kickboard.
February 2023 Fitmotivation News
Sunday, January 29 2023
Greetings aqua friends. It has been a long time since the last newsletter. You are probably wondering what happened given that we used to email newsletters regularly. Obviously, videos have been consistently posting and I haven't gone anywhere...physically at least. Mentally? Well that is a different story. Like countless others, I have been drop-kicking, passing, pivoting and slugging my way through the past three years.
15-minute Aquafit Core Challenge
Thursday, January 26 2023
Jenni Lynn and Chris share some of their favorite S'WET exercises to help you create a killer core segment at the end of your aquatic fitness classes. Core with LaCour showcases 15-minutes of core training that includes five exercises that are taught for 1 minute each, followed by 30 seconds of rest. The challenge is then on in the second round as an intensity progression is offered for each of the five moves. Consider swapping in some of your favorite core exercises so that you can recreate this template in your classes over and over.
Older Adult Seated Exercise
Tuesday, January 24 2023
Sit, Stand & Sculpt with Jenni Lynn Patterson-LaCour is a 50-minute chair class designed to improve core strength, muscular endurance and joint mobility. Aside from use in land fitness, if weather issues or a malfunctioning pool prevent you from teaching your aquatic fitness class, you can consider using this as a substitute low-impact workout.
Dual Depth Pool Wall Class
Wednesday, January 11 2023
Explore a 45-minute aquatic fitness class template that can be taught in both deep and shallow water and features high intensity wall work. Stacked Wall with Sharlie showcases the building-block method of fitness instruction by stacking one move at a time, increasing intensity and duration as the class progresses, which helps students build strength and stamina.
Aquatic Fitness Strength Training
Wednesday, January 04 2023
Get ready to Drench your aquatic fitness class members with a 45-minute water fitness strength training format. Drenched with Katy Coffey is a shallow water workout that can be performed with Aqualogix equipment, webbed gloves or no equipment at all.
Deep Water Aqua Abs Class
Tuesday, December 27 2022
The New Year is the perfect time to release a challenging core workout. After the holiday season, class members are anxious to get back on track. Core Suspense with Shelley Owens is 30-minutes of deep-water core training with a flotation belt and a pair of hand buoys.