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Latest Posts By Lawrence Biscontini

Lawrence Biscontini, M.A., creates award-winning group fitness and personal training programming at an international level for clubs and spas, including Equinox, 24 Hour Fitness, Gold's Gym International, Bally and Golden Door Spas. As Nutritional Counselor, Biscontini has created complete nutritional menus for spas from Manhattan to Mykonos. He regularly contributes to fitness industry publications, such as AFAA's American Fitness Magazine, IDEA Fitness Journal and Spa Asia. His books include, Cream Rises: Excellence in Private & Group Education, and he dedicates a percentage of his website sales charity, as well as to inspire career wellness development. As a movement specialist, Biscontini trains celebrity clients, including cast members of ABC TV's soap opera "General Hospital," and has made appearances on CNN Headline News and LIVE! With Regis and Kelly.

Monday, July 09, 2012 in Exam Preparation Blog

Career Guide for Future GFIs (Part 3 of 3)

In the third and final post of this series on how to become a great Group Fitness Instructor (GFI), you’ll learn how to continue to use a wide range of opportunities to advance your knowledge and skills. Check out how everything from continuing education courses to watching DVDs can help keep your students interested and your classes fresh.

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Monday, June 25, 2012 in Exam Preparation Blog

Career Guide for Future GFIs (Part 2 of 3)

In Part 2 of 3 in our series on how to kick start your career as a group fitness instructor, ACE Senior Fitness Consultant Lawrence Biscontini discusses some tips you can use to lead a great class. From finding mentors in your modality to rehearsing your class script, check out how you can begin to set yourself apart.

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Monday, June 11, 2012 in Exam Preparation Blog

Career Guide for Future GFIs (Part 1 of 3)

Ready to start your career as a group fitness instructor? Let’s get to it. Check out Part 1 of 3 in our series about how you can master the two Ps of fitness – being popular and professional. You’ll need both if you want to set yourself apart from other instructors in the fitness industry.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in Fitnovatives Blog

Get Moving: 15-Minute Cardio Workout

Start your new year on a healthy foot with Lawrence Biscontini's heart-pumping, full-length, 15-minute, step cardio total body workout. Leave the exercise equipment behind, clear some space and start burning fat while improving your balance. Plus, group fitness instructors can download the choreography and music playlist.

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Monday, November 21, 2011 in Exam Preparation Blog

Becoming a Great Group Fitness Instructor

As a group fitness instructor (GFI) today, you have to keep your eye on two main goals – being professional and popular.

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Friday, September 23, 2011 in Fitnovatives Blog

The Biggest Secrets to Group Fitness Success

Far too often, in group fitness and personal training, we take for granted that those we communicate to and teach can hear us. Yes, they hear us, but we don’t often put careful attention into making our cues more succinct and effective. Find out how to be a better cuer.

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