This month, Excelsior were honoured and privileged to work in partnership with Fitness Pro and the Life Fitness Academy in Cairo, Egypt.
Having been to Cairo previously with two outstanding organisations, Golds Gym Egypt and Balance Gym, it was a pleasure to be working with them once again.
The first days education was on the science of strength training for the typical member. Learners explored the need for empathy, tension within the body, movement analysis around the fundamental lifts and examined modifying exercises according to their own equipment.
On the second day, our workshop was based on interval training principles and the science behind the methodology. We talked about the guidelines that coaches and trainers might wish to use, based on energy system analysis.
To help exercisers work toward success, we then discussed the different intensities and volumes they will likely be required to use.
Day three was focussed on the fundamentals of strength training principles, where we deep-dived into training methodologies, examining the strength continuum further and evaluating the biomechanics of movement.
On the last day, we spent a great deal of time breaking down the growth and business opportunities around group and small group training experiences. Working with the learners so they could explore an interactive and engaging class, helping them to understand how a better exercise ‘experience’ can be created.
To summarise, we had a wonderful time, and met some incredible coaches and trainers along the way. Across all four days we were challenged with some great questions and the level of existing knowledge amongst the group was outstanding.
We are delighted to say that we have been invited back later this year, where we will further build on the foundations and expertise that already exists.
Thank you to everyone involved, and to all those who attended this fantastic event in Cairo.