Yvonne Jones, department head of health and fitness at Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA in Encinitas, California, describes herself as a “poster child” for the mentoring concept. In 14 years, Jones went from being a student in the back row to being instructor, coordinator, supervisor, director and then department head.
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Some experts believe that if childhood obesity rates in the U.S. continue to rise, the current generation of kids could become the first in American history to live shorter lives than their parents.
To combat this growing epidemic, the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation joined together in 2005 to form the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. The Allia...
For Kathi Sims, RN, fitness has always
been a way of life. While she was working as a registered nurse in Chatham,
Ontario, she began teaching early-morning, evening and Saturday exercise
classes. What was a part-time passion turned into her main focus when she and
her husband retired to Sarasota, Florida.
Since introducing the Inspire the World
to Fitness® initiative in 2003,
IDEA members have sent in numerous motivational accounts of how they’ve helped
bring about positive change in others. Whether they trained a former
nonexerciser to run a marathon or modified a class so that a dis...