Subject: Donald R. Scheiman
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Position and Company: Personal Trainer, YMCA and Gold’s Gym
Training a Special Client: Louise Baker,
a 40-year-old who had lost her left arm above the elbow several years ago, came to Donald Scheiman for personal training at the Y. She had a 5-inch “wing” (she dislikes the word “stump”) on the left side.
Form Follows Function
A thought-provoking discussion with physical therapist, trainer, educator, author, coach and inventor Gary Gray.
IDEA: What's new and exciting to you in personal training and physical therapy? Gray: We're getting back to the basics, which means we're humble enough to realize we're not inventing anything new. There's really nothing new under the sun. Rather, we're taking advan...
Personal Trainer Profile
Subject: Lorie Lewis, IDEA member since May 1993 Location: Springfield, Virginia Company: self-employed (in-home personal training) Education and Experience: ACSM, ACE and AFAA PFT; has experience presenting and was a fitness instructor and personal trainer for a chain of 24 clubs; has special interest in training children and mature adults ...
IDEA is saddened to have lost one of the treasures of the fitness industry. Mel Siff passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on March
19 at the age of 59.
“He was a great man, and we are all better and stronger for having known him,” said his friend Paul Predecki, PhD, professor in the engineering department at the University of Denver.
In 1993 Brandon Flowers made a major career change. A catastrophe claims representative and supervisor for years, when the corporate climate shifted in a new direction, Brandon decided he would, too. This former college shot-putter and discus thrower had never lost touch with his active lifestyle, and since moving to California he had discovered personal fitness training. “This attracted my attention as a unique way to motivate people toward a healthier lifestyle, and also an opportunity to be a teacher and mentor,” Brandon says.
personal trainer profile
Inspire, Lead and Balance
Subject: Jonathan Ross Location: Bowie, Maryland Position and Company: personal training director, Sport Fit Total Fitness Clubs; owner, Aion Fitness, LLC Client Successes: Ross's entire career focus is to Inspire the World to FitnessTM. In fact, he started years ago with his own mother, Pat. In 1995, at the beginning of her training...
To look at Joan Tufenkjian today, you’d never suspect she was once completely outside the realm of fitness. The 70-year-old group fitness instructor is the epitome of health and wellness, and her class participants at the Mount Auburn Club in Watertown, Massachusetts, depend on her for instruction and guidance. She is an instant inspiration to many, based solely on the fact that she is teaching group fitness at an age when others reconcile themselves to a less active lifestyle. However, Joan wasn’t born with a pair of cross trainers on her feet.