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September 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: Exercise Habits of Children

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This feature article examines the concept of physical literacy for kids, and how some children aren’t getting enough exercise while others become carried away with sports-specific training. Included are 10 ways fitness pros can help kids build physical literacy, as well as a chart that details movement skills by age and development stage. The author discusses five key principles of the “American Model” and details the consequences of poorly developed movement skills. View Details

September 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Research on Popular Fitness Topics, and Best Foods for Staving Off Dementia

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In this quiz, Len Kravitz evaluates six studies presented at the ACSM annual meeting that have strong practical applications for fitness professionals. For each study, he provides the methodology as well as a take-home message. The second article explores the links between Alzheimer’s disease and diet. The article discusses dietary patterns, getting adequate nutrients, and specific foods to eat and avoid. View Details

July-August 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: How Fitness Pros Can Help Underserved Communities

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Did you know that the neighborhood where you live may be more important than genetics in determining health? This fact offers fitness pros abundant opportunities to help enhance health outcomes for the people who live in underserved communities. This article gives specific examples of why zip codes matter to health, and 10 helpful tips on how to engage your community. It also profiles local community organizations and the efforts they are making to give their communities a healthy boost. View Details

July-August 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 5: Comparing Suspension Exercise to Traditional Resistance Methods

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This research article examines recent studies comparing suspension exercise to traditional resistance methods, and uncovers intriguing results. It also features photos and examples of instability exercise program designs and progression circuits. Finally, the article summarizes the results of the research and draws conclusions about the efficacy of both methods. View Details

July-August 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Integrative Training: The Way of the Future?

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This feature article explores the arena of mind-body personal training, also known as integrative training. This type of training takes in the needs of the client beyond the physical body, providing a more holistic coaching approach. The article discusses the research supporting the benefits of this mode of training, and explains how it differs from the traditional physical fitness model. View Details

July-August 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: The Pros and Cons of Fitness Technology

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This feature article discusses the rapidly changing area of fitness technology, and how fitness professionals can use it to inspire and motivate clients. The article addresses important questions about fit tech, such as: How is the influx of wearables and apps reshaping the exercise experience? Should fitness pros be poking around in clients’ personal data? With so many fit tech choices, where does one begin? Is fit tech a motivator or a distractor? View Details

July-August 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health and Fitness News, and Nutrition News

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This quiz highlights the latest news and research on a variety of health and fitness topics, including how vigorous exercise can extend lifespan and why weight loss programs don’t work. Also included are several food related articles on such topics as eating nuts to reduce cardiovascular risk, how to get kids to eat more fruit at school, and the health benefits of cauliflower. View Details

June 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Food and Nutrition News, and Budget Superfoods

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This nutrition focused quiz features the latest news and research on a variety of topics, including a diet that reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s, a rice cooking technique that cuts calories, and a discussion on the benefits of bone broth. Also included is an article about how to help low income clients enjoy superfoods while still sticking to their food budget. The article provides specific alternatives to the more pricey powerhouse foods. View Details

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