IFS 2018 Review – Alistair McMeechan

WOW!!! What another AMAZING year at The International Fitness Showcase in Blackpool!!  Each year just keeps on getting better and better with so many fabulous presenters coming together from all over the world!!  They come to share their love of fitness, choreography and music with hundreds of like-minded fitness instructors and enthusiasts from all over the UK and abroad – a true

Disco Combo 1 – Throwback Thursday

At the end of last year we asked the question on our social media channels, ‘what’s your all time favourite retro release?’ and we were bombarded with suggestions and memories from members past and present! A series that was mentioned time and again was the old ‘Combo’ range, which featured the likes of ‘Disco Combo’, ‘Pop Combo’, ‘Party Combo’ and

Review – IFS 2018!

As a newly fledged member of the Pure Energy team, I was asked a few months ago if I would like to partake in my very first 4 day IFS event. Naturally as a fitness instructor I jumped at the opportunity to attend one of the biggest worldwide fitness events, and IFS certainly didn’t disappoint!   Our Stand Hosted at

Pleasing All Demographics with Music

Music selection for group exercise doesn’t just revolve around the discipline of exercise you are teaching. Another factor that should always be taken into consideration is your audience demographic. Age, gender, ethnicity, and social backgrounds, can all play a part in how your audience responds to your playlist. As you are never 100% sure of who will attend on the

Client Age Gaps and How to Cater for Them!

‘No matter your experience, confidence, and qualifications. One thing you can rely on is that the fitness industry can always throw you a curveball’. After a few months experience, you may find yourself confident and accustomed to designing classes for multiple disciplines, age ranges, and abilities. Nevertheless your metal can really get tested when you are presented with vast age

The Ultimate Crowd Pleaser!

Having first set eyes upon this album, I was both excited and curious. Music can make or break a film and be of utmost importance to its success. With so much fantastic music being featured in blockbuster movies, I was curious as to which songs had been selected for the tracklistings, and how I would use them in a fitness