Heart rate

well today’s heart rate readings were quite interesting. The gym I was teaching at today has much much better air conditioning and also a smaller stage (I can’t stretch out as much…….lol) which I think contributed to the readings.

Pump (BP58 – except lunges from BP60)
339 calories
55% fat
Max HR – 149
Avg HR – 114

Attack (BA55)
504 calories
50% fat
Max HR – 165
Avg HR – 141

Balance (BB26)
190 calories
60% fat
Max HR – 122
Avg HR – 95

After the classes I did get some amazing feedback from one of the members. I was talking to her about the trial of attack on Saturdays and it seems that the demand for combat vs attack is equally divided. It looks like the decision of what class it ends up being may be left in my hands as to which class I prefer to teach. This is going to be a tough decision. Meanwhile the member told me that I’m the best instructor they’ve ever had. This kinda floored me since I’m still very new to teaching attack and I don’t feel like I’m “there” yet. Also this was at Fernwood, but at Zest there are some really amazing instructors and we rarely get feedback from the members there. Any feedback from Zest is more likely to be negative, so as they say………no news is good news………..so essentially no feedback is “good” feedback.

That said I did get an awesome letter once that came from one of the members when I filled in a pump class in a different timeslot.

So which class to go with, combat vs attack? I dunno, the triple is a challenge (although it’s getting easier now that I’ve done it a few times) and it’s ok while I’m feeling super good, but I hate to think what happens if I get sick……….hmmmm. Can’t make a decision though based on what “might be”. There’s gonna be a few people from the forum who are gonna hate me for this, but I’m almost contemplating attack. I teach combat Wednesday and Thursday nights so it’ll give me a bit of variety. On the other hand, keeping on top of chorrey and mixes for 4 programs sucks………….arrrrrgggggggghhhhh.

Anyway, just don’t tell my hardcore combat friends that I’m thinking about doing attack 😳 sssssssssshhhhhh

2 thoughts on “Heart rate

  1. Go on Mel; You know you are beginning to have a secret love affair with Attack; and perhaps this is just what you need!

    Or perhaps do what one of our Gyms does – ‘special’ classes listed on a time table in advance; basically rotating Attack, Combat and Step with an extra half hour Technique training…

  2. Now if I’m having a secret love affair then that’s SECRET ok!

    You’ll just never ever really know 😈

    As for rotating classes, I have contemplated that idea, but people don’t tend to like change too much and I think it would be better off keeping the class consistent. The more you change things, the more people stay away.

    And besides, it wouldn’t be possible to rotate with Step……I don’t teach that one!

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