Last week on IDEA FitFeed fitness professionals shared a multitude of informational health and fitness articles from around the world. Headlines ranged from "The Top 10 Workout Songs for May 2013" to "5 Foods That are Making You Fat & Hurting Your Fertility." The top trending articles came from a variety of sources including USA Today, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Forbes and many other news outlets. Catch up with the top five facts we learned from IDEA FitFeed last week.
Here I am [on the right] at the base camp of Mount Everest, which is 17,600 feet. Our training and acclimatization were brilliant. We started at around 9,000 feet and then went progressively higher and slept at a higher level. The day before base camp we climbed Kala Pattar, which is 18,200 feet. We had a great view of Everest and a psychological edge for the following day. The guides and sherpas could have had a degree in exercise physiology. They knew our bodies better than we did. Two of the 10 people on our team needed to go back down because they had symptoms of altitude sickness.
This year you don’t have to be on the East Coast to experience the top educational conference in the personal training industry. The longest-running conference exclusively for personal trainers, the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute has sold out for 4 years in a row on the East Coast. Now this in-demand event is expanding to the Pacific Northwest.
As a nation, we talk about food a lot. In fact, we are mildly obsessed with it. Every day there is a new study touting the benefits of the latest “superfood” and another that criticizes last year’s thinking about it. In fact, there is so much to read, interpret, digest and use or discard that just keeping up with the latest in food and nutrition can be a full-time job.
How can you keep up on the latest news and trends in health and fitness? Would you like to find a simple way of sharing this news with your clients—as well as your fellow fitness and wellness professionals? Then you’ll want to check out IDEA’s new FitFeed, at www.ideafit.com/fitfeed.
Do you regularly keep up with IDEA Fitfeed? It is a great way to stay up-to-date on the latest health, fitness and nutrition news from around the world. This inclusive tool collates top headlines being shared around the web by health and fitness professionals and posts them in one convenient location.
When you’re in the business of changing lives, nothing gets the job done like inspiration. But what does it take to inspire change in yourself and in your clients? You’ll find the answer at the 2013 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Los Angeles, August 7–11. The event theme, “BE:
The Inspiration,” will focus on how to transform your life and your work into a powerful source of motivation strong enough to change lives—including your own.
If you’re ready to break into exciting new territory in your career—and your life—don’t miss the fitness industry’s most exhilarating and motivating educational experience. The theme of the 2013 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Los Angeles is “BE: The Inspiration”; this high-energy event (August 7–11) will bring together the world’s most transformational people, stories and educational opportunities in fitness and wellness.
Rachel Brathen, international educator, yoga director at Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa in Aruba and Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga pioneer, loves getting people excited about this mind-body form of exercise. This year she is hosting a yoga challenge to inspire her social media followers—and has used the free Client Challenges tool that is accessible through IDEA FitnessConnect.