Putting ‘I.T’ To The Test!

Both Jay and I have taught our versions of The I.T Workout many times, we also use these interval formats in our own training. We chose the name because I.T stands for interval training but we also wanted participants & instructors to feel part of our ‘IT’ squad when using it. Being part of the ‘ IT’ squad means everyone

Hi Impact 11 – Throwback Thursday

One of the most mentioned retro albums on the Pure Energy social media channels is none other than Hi Impact 11! Back in the day the Hi Impact series was one our most popular ranges, containing pop and dance chart hits with BPMs ranging right up to 157! Hi Impact 11 was released on cassette tape and CD, with the

Step 66 – Throwback Thursday

Look what I found recently when I was having a sort out – my stash of Pure Energy cassette tapes! Who remembers playing these classics? There are some amazing retro releases tucked away here! My all time favourite throwback though is Step 66 with Craig Bryce. It was 2 x 45 minute mixes of very poppy camp high energy fun!

Understanding Music Licensing for the Fitness Industry

Music licensing within the fitness industry has undergone several changes within the past few years, and for some instructors, understanding which music can be used in which environments can seem a bit daunting. Pure Energy alone offers three ranges of albums that can be used for group exercise classes under different music licences. Before you start panicking or doing classes

There Will Be Trouble Ahead…. Double Trouble!

We are once again so excited to be announcing our second release with Pure Energy – Double Trouble 2 is coming out in May and we can’t wait! We have had a good listen to the album/ test mixes and Pure Energy have done a fantastic job of the production, we’re really looking forward to sharing it with our classes

Interval Training Ideas – Jay Banks

I had a packed out Easter Bank Holiday class who loved every minute of our interval training session, so I thought I’d share the workout with you! I used 90-60-30 Volume 2 with a simple but effective set of exercises, as follows: 90- Cardio 60- Resistance 30- Core 10 Minute Functional Warm Up 1st Block  90- Skipping 60- Barbell Squat

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