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Workshop details

Difficulty Intermediate
Duration 2 hours


canfitpro 1.0
REPs 2.0
ACE 0.2
ACE approved continuing educationREPs independently endorsed education canfitpro approved continuing education

The Fitness Circle® resistance ring lives up to its name by providing peripheral resistance to a fitness-based workout. Developed by the Merrithew™ team, this workshop teaches unique sequences and interesting combinations which are further augmented with the sprung-steel ring. Focusing on stabilization of the shoulders, hips and core, these moves can be added into any personal training or group fitness setting to bring increased intensity and muscle-specific training. Learn how this simple tool can help you achieve dramatic results when used in a variety of applications.

Specialty tracks

Athletic Conditioning
Group Matwork

Learning objectives

  1. Apply the Five Basic Principles of STOTT PILATES to intensified exercises with the Fitness Circle® resistance ring.
  2. Understand how the peripheral resistance challenges strength and stability.
  3. Learn how simple exercises can be used in a fitness-based workout.
  4. Discover how to utilize the Fitness Circle to add variety and interest safely and effectively.

Equipment used in the workshop

Athletic Conditioning with the Fitness Circle®

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