What Makes a Good Coach?

I’m not sure if it’s fair asking someone working as a fitness instructor about the qualities of a good coach, but I’m still doing it. It’s clear that guests’ opinion matters, but it doesn’t hurt if the coach is aware of their own abilities and good and bad qualities.  Continue reading

Improving and Sweating Together: Group Workout

Different types of exercise and workouts are close to the hearts of different people, depending on personality. I prefer group sessions because I need to be motivated by the instructor (and the perseverance of others) and told what to do (I don’t want to think about what kind of exercise I should do next). Continue reading

An Indicator of Your Body: Pain

Recently I had to see a physiotherapist because of the pain in my shoulder and elbow that has been bothering me for years now. That’s when I met Diana, who was doing her master’s degree in physiotherapy. Continue reading

Fluid Intake is Important – and Not Just after Training!

This article covers a very important and current topic, one which has been repeated to death, yet we still need to keep parroting it, as experience shows that most people don’t pay attention to drinking proper amounts and quality of fluids. Continue reading

„It’s important to highlight that AR isn’t a runners’ club, it’s an international community” – an interview with Alexandra Radványi, one of the captains of adidas Runners Budapest

I talked to Alexandra Radványi regarding the plogging held on 14 September. Alexandra, as a captain of the AR Budapest, plays an important role in the organization and coordination of the event. Continue reading

What Should We Know about Dance Fitness Courses?

Our group fitness instructor, Ildikó, not only conducts body shaping, spine training and stretching sessions, but also dance fitness courses. Therefore, she can tell us what the life-affirming salsa fitness is all about. Written by Ildikó Szántó.

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Competitive Sports for the Youth, and Choosing the Right Sport for Them

Exercise is a natural need for a child. Later though, one must consciously work to maintain this need. After all, exercise greatly determines our physical, mental, and spiritual health. Continue reading

Lifelong Exercise – Advice for Senior Training

18,3% of the Hungarian population is 65 or older. This article deals with the healthy lifestyle and physical exercise of this age group. It’s well known that elderly people’s motivation for exercise is generally lower compared to their younger selves. Continue reading

Motivation – Can You Buy It in a Store?

I don’t know about you, but I, as someone who’s tried numerous group trainings at lots of places and with lots of coaches, have always been curious how coaches (the good ones!) manage to arrive to their sessions happy and motivated. Continue reading

Sport as Profession

How does a pro athlete become a recreation planner and a health promoter, then an aerobic instructor? It’s straightforward, we would think. But Continue reading