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June 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 5: Mind-Body News, and Training Caregivers

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This quiz highlights the latest news and research on a variety of mind-body-spirit topics, including avoiding technology addiction, reiki for cancer survivors, and mindful triathlons. Also included is an article on senior fitness that provides tips for working with older caregivers. The article includes a discussion on the physical needs of this population, the effects of chronic pain and stress, and specific exercises that are great for movement patterns such as pushing, pulling, squats and balancing. View Details

June 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: Mindset Tools for Achieving Results

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How do top athletes and fitness professionals overcome the mental barriers that keep most others from achieving amazing goals? This article explores the psychology of mental toughness, including motivation, confidence and concentration, which can be developed to help increase peak performance. Featured tips include strategies for overcoming fear, how to build confidence with positive thinking, and how to use both association and dissociation to boost concentration. View Details

June 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: How to Help Your Clients Make Changes

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This feature article details specific ways you can help your clients make lasting and meaningful changes using the 5 A’s (Ask, Assess, Assist, Advise and Arrange). Included are eight key behavior change principles, the readiness ruler scale, and information on how to tailor a behavior change intervention. Also offered is an introduction to motivational interviewing, and how to tell if you’re implementing the technique correctly. View Details

June 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health and Fitness News, and Comparing Different Styles of Resistance Training

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This quiz highlights the latest news and research on a variety of health and fitness topics, including barefoot running dangers, the benefits of workout buddies, and the link between obesity and cancer risk for women. Also included is a research article on reciprocal superset training options for time pressed clients, along with a sample training plan. View Details

May 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: Youth Athletics: Put Excitement Back Into Play

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Recent studies have shown that lack of exercise is of greater concern for kids’ health than obesity. This article discusses the many benefits kids receive from playing sports and how fitness professionals can help get kids off the bench and into the game. Also included are specific tips on program design, how to approach specialized training in unconventional sports, and how to model behaviors for kids. View Details

May 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Mind-Body News, and What Makes People Gain Weight Over the Long Term

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This quiz highlights the latest news and research on a variety of mind-body topics, including yoga and heart health, how mindfulness impacts time perception, and music as a universal language. Also included is a research article about the factors that influence why people gain weight and how to help clients change their detrimental habits so they can shed pounds. View Details

May 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Food for Thought, and Discussing Nutrition With Clients

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This nutrition-focused quiz features the latest news and research on a variety of topics including the benefits of chocolate, the year’s best diet, and the difference between folate and folic acid. Also included is an article on how fitness professionals can add nutrition coaching to their services. It details the steps needed to get certified to be a nutrition coach, along with a list of resources and a model coaching session. View Details

May 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Why Instructions Don't Get Through to Your Clients--and How to Fix It

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Are you having trouble getting clients to understand your instructions? You may not be using the right cues. This research article addresses the science of attentional focus, the language of movement, and how to keep your clients’ attention. Also offered is a flow chart detailing effective communication, as well as tips on how to get your message across. View Details

October 2014 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Straightening Out Saturated Fat, and Using Self Myofascial Release With Seniors

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Is saturated fat bad for us? New controversial research questions common advice, but previous research supports limiting saturated fats in our diets. Learn about the effects of saturated fat on the body and how fitness professionals should approach the subject with their clients. Also included in this quiz, learn how self myofascial release can be beneficial for older adults, when modified to meet their needs. View Details

April 2011 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Fascial Fitness

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If you are interested in the role of fascia in fitness training, the following continuing education quiz is for you. Research shows why taking a different approach to exercise and the movement brain is the wave of the future. Learn how fascia is the organ system of stability and that mechano-regulation is not just “plastic wrap” around the muscles. This quiz lays out the emerging picture of the fasical net as a whole and explores three of the many aspects of recent research that give us a better understanding of how best to train the fasical net. Develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of the role of fascia. View Details