Learn more about nutrition trends, which nutrient-rich foods would be best for clients, and the optimal protein intake for various populations while earning continuing education credits.
Articles and test are from the March 2009 CEC Nutrition Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal. View Details
Earn CECs while you learn the latest research on mind-body topics. Learn about cardiovascular disease and the mind-body connection, find summaries of key studies on yoga, Pilates qigong and other mind-body topics, and discover how to create Pilates programs for the overweight client.
Articles and the test from the June 2009 CEC Mind-Body Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal. View Details
Do you work with clients who have mental health disorders? Learn how exercise can help to alleviate anxiety, stress and depression. This quiz addresses different mental illnesses to explain what they are, how exercise can help and which exercise is best. You will also learn how exercise affects the brain to alter moods, and changes the structure and function of the brain. View Details
Give nutrition a new meaning by viewing food as more than nourishment for the body. In this quiz you will learn how to expand your relationship with food and how food can be a pathway to healing and exploration. You will find information on the five chakras and which foods nourish these chakras. View Details
Running has a unique combination of benefits that can help people control their weight and fend off chronic health problems, but it can also be hard on the body and lead to injuries. This quiz will address some of the more common running injuries, how to treat them and how to prevent them. Also included in this quiz, learn about healthy habits from around the globe. Find tips on foods to include in your diet, where to shop and mentalities to adopt. View Details
Can certain training methods prevent ACL injuries? What types of exercise are best to achieve fat loss in teens? Does stress affect your exercise habits? Does yoga practice benefit breast cancer survivors? Find the answers to these questions and other relevant news items in this quiz. View Details
Have you ever trained a client who couldn’t lose weight no matter how much exercise they got or how much they altered their diet? In this quiz, you will learn about hormonal physiology and the many factors that are involved in stubborn belly fat. You will also find many suggestions on how you can help your clients meet their goals and lose that stubborn fat. View Details
Can your ability to manage your stress affect your training results? Can having a positive outlook on life affect physical well-being? Does Pilates practice lead to better sleep? Find the answers to these questions and other relevant mind-body news items in this quiz. Also included in this quiz, learn how acquiring the skills needed to lead ourselves can improve our ability to lead others. View Details
Staying fit during pregnancy is important for both the mother and the unborn child’s health. In this quiz, you will learn how you can help pregnant clients train for each trimester with a functional fitness plan. You will also understand the biomechanics of pregnancy, the functional needs of a pregnant woman and how to create a functional fitness plan for your clients. View Details