Leigh Crews News

Articles by Leigh Crews, print and e-media featuring Leigh Crews

Leigh is often called upon to write or contribute to professional and consumer articles, TV interviews and the like. Here is a sampling of some of her recent work.


Athletic Business - Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Athletic Business

 

 

Creative Group Programming Can Take Military Fitness Facilities to Next Level by John Agoglia, expert comments by Leigh Crews

"Group exercise has never been more varied and yet more specialized at the same time," says Leigh Crews, 2011 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and founder of Dynalife Inc. “You can find a group exercise format to fit any fitness level and style of training." (link)

 

 

Woman's Day - August 2012

Woman's Day 8/12

 

Boost Your Health Now - Shape-Up Shortcut by Leigh Crews

This exercise duo strengthens and stretched your abdominal and core muscles, which helps support your back...(link)

 

OXYGEN - November 2011

Prevention April 2011

 

You Ask! We Answer... Q: Do I Have to Stretch?
by Alicia Rewega, Editor-in-Chief Clean Eating Magazine Expert comments by Leigh Crews

...stretching is key to bringing oxygen, blood flow, mobility and flexibility back to tired muscles, and it helps metabolize by-products for quicker recovery...(link)

 

Prevention - April 2011

Prevention April 2011

 

Leave Your Fat Behind
Strong Strides Workout Plan (print edition) by Leigh Crews
Butt-Booster Strength Moves (prevention.com) by Leigh Crews

Weak glutes don't just sag in your favorite jeans, they slow you down. To the rescue: our Butt-Booster Strength Moves, designed by trainer Leigh Crews (link)

 

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Date
Publication
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In Print
  Nov 2011 Oxygen (link) You Ask! We Answer... Q: Do I Have to Stretch? (pdf)   expert  
  April 2011 Prevention Leave Your Fat Behind (Butt-Booster Moves by Leigh Crews) (link)   expert  
  July 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal (link) Tapping Into Group Profitability (link)   expert  
  2010 July Southern Living (link) circ. 2,855,973 Secrets to Healthy, Happy Living (pdf)   expert  
  2009 Nov/Dec IDEA Fitness Journal (link) Sample Class: Zoomer Boot Camp (pdf)  
author
 
  2008 Nov/Dec American Fitness (link) Hybrids and Niches: How Pilates has diversified over the years (pdf)  
author
 
  2008 Sep/Oct American Fitness (link) BUDOKON: Where yin and yang come together (pdf)  
author
 
  2008 Sep Better Homes & Gardens (link) Healthy You: Buddy Boot Camps (pdf)  
expert
 
  2008 Sep IDEA Fitness Journal (link) Buff Bodz n Little Bodz - Sample Class (link) (link)   author  
  2008 April IDEA Fitness Journal (link) How to Be a Great Instructor (link)  
expert
 
  2007 May/Jun American Fitness (link) Around the Bend: Safe yoga for osteoporosis (pdf)  
author
 
  2007 May Cooking Light (link) Have a Ball by Megan McMorris (Chi Balls) (pdf)  
expert
 
  2007 Jan Women's Health (link) Ultimate Fitness Plan '07  
expert
 
  2006 Nov/Dec IDEA Fitness Journal Injury Prevention: Group Strength (pdf)  
author
 
  2006 Jul/Aug The Atlantan (link) GI:Jane (pdf)  
feature
 
  2006 May/Jun American Fitness (link) Pilates: Philosophy and Biomechanics  
author
 
  2006 May Self Magazine (link) How well trained is your trainer? (pdf)  
expert
 
  2006 Apr Prevention Magazine (link) Easy as A-B-C Walking Plan (pdf)  
expert
 
  2006 Feb SHAPE Magazine (link) Ab Results (pdf)  
expert
 
  2006 Feb IDEA Fitness Journal Injury Prevention: Yoga (pdf)  
author
 
  2005 Nov/Dec Functional U Yoga Basics for Older Adults (pdf)  
author
 
  2005 Fall Publix Family Style Well & Fit: Give Yourself a Lift (pdf)  
expert
 
  2005 Jul/Aug American Fitness Work It Out: AeroAbs (pdf)  
author
 
  2005 May Health Fall in Love with Your Workout  
expert
 
  2005 Apr IDEA Fitness Journal Yoga for Active Seniors (pdf)  
author
 
  2005 Spring ACSM Fit Society Page Mind-Body Exercise: Yoga and Pilates (pdf)  
author
 
 
2005 Mar
IDEA Fitness Journal Activate and Initiate (pdf)  
author
 
 
2005 Mar
Cooking Light 10-Minute Mini Workouts (pdf)  
author
 
 
2005 Feb 14
Los Angeles Times

Yoga and Pilates or Both (link)(pdf)

also appearing in...

  • The Philadelphia Inquirer - PA (link)
  • Mail Tribune - OR (link)
  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram - TX (link)
  • Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - IN (link)
  • commercialappeal.com (link)
  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - PA (link)
 
expert
 
  2005 Jan IDEA Fitness Journal New York State of Mind (pdf)  
expert
 
         
 
 
2004 Jul/Aug
The Journal on Active Aging Fitness Caching: High Tech Hits the Trails (pdf)  
author
 
 
2004 Nov
Fitness Magazine

International Presenters Take Health & Fitness Education to New Heights (pdf)

 
PR
 
  2004 Nov Fitness Little Moves That Make a Huge Difference (pdf)  
expert
 
  2004 Sep Shape Sculpted. Lean. Serene. (link)  
expert
 
  2004 Aug Health and You Five Fresh Forms of Indoor Fitness (link)  
expert
 
  2004 May/Jun Yoga Journal Strong Arm Tactics (link)  
expert
 
  2004 May Maxim Make Your Girlfriend Prettier (link)  
expert
 
  2004 Apr Better Homes & Gardens Maintaining Balance (link)  
expert
 
  2004 Feb Muscle & Fitness/Hers Cardio kick: top trainers show you how to break out of a rut (link)  
expert
 
 
2004 Feb
Woman's Day Walk Safely (pdf)  
expert
 
  2003 Oct Orlando Sentinel Yoga Heats Up (link)  
expert
 
 
2003 Apr
ACSM

Everyone Benefits from Yoga when Properly Executed and Individually Adapted (link)

 
PR
 
 
2003 Jan/Feb
Weight Watchers Bottoms Up (pdf)  
expert
 
  2002 Dec Shape Lift and Firm Your Butt (link)  
expert
 
 
2002 Nov
Fitness Killer Lower-Body Cardio Routine (pdf)  
expert
 
 
2002 Sep
Shape GetFit Q & A (link)  
expert
 
  2002 Jul/Aug American Fitness Hot group fitness trends - Trends - aerobic class structure changes (link)  
expert
 
  2002 Jun Shape Strong Legs and a Toned Tush (link)(pdf)  
expert
 
 
2002 Apr
Shape Upper Body Beautiful (link)(pdf)  
expert
 
 
2000 Feb
CNN Experts exercise ability to predict future of fitness (link)  
expert
 
Online
  Online AgingWellMag.com Exercise Boot Camp for Boomers By Jaimie Lazare (link)   expert  
  Online Prevention.com Leave Your Fat Behind (Butt-Booster Moves by Leigh Crews) (link)   expert  
  Online Lifescript.com Yoga or Pilates: Which is Right for You? (link)  
expert
 
  Online Lifescript.com Inner Peace and a Great Butt (workout by Leigh) (link)  
expert
 
  Online Excusercise.com Home Gyms on the Rise (link)  
expert
 
  Online MedicalMoment.org Q & A on Yoga (link)  
expert
 
  Online TerraWellington.com

Get Outside For Mind-Body Health (link)

 
expert
 
  Online WebMD.com Balance Your Way to a Stronger Body (link)  
expert
 
  Online WebMD.com Instant Fitness (link)  
expert
 
  Online WebMD.com Resolving to Get Fit (link)  
expert
 
 
Online
GymAmerica.com Q&A: How can I get rid of my love handles? (link)  
expert
 
 
Online
GymAmerica.com Crunch Busters (link)  
expert
 
 
Online
GymAmerica.com Q&A: What's the best way to tone the saddlebag area? (link)  
expert
 
 
Online
LifetimeTV.com Too Sick to Sweat? (link)  
expert
 
 
Online
LifetimeTV.com Preventing Yoga Injuries (link)  
expert
 
 
Online
OrganicAuthority.com

Breathe Deep, Build Strength, Do Yoga (link)(pdf)

 
expert
 
  Online Handlebars.org Fat Abs  
expert
 
         
 

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