23 years in the fitness industry has delivered a very interesting view of trends, fads, and consumer expectations. Regrettably, I was a little too young to take part in the '80s movement fueled by Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons. Hey, I liked the look of leg warmers, unitards, and neon-colored muscle shirts.
The enthusiasm and community from those days has fully returned to fitness. The last few years, a new tribe of fitness warriors, yoga fanatics, and cycling gods have discovered what group fitness can do for your mind, body, and soul—without costumes of the '80s and '90s.
Here is what I’ve learned keeps my members inspired and dedicated.