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

AASFP 0.10 Units, ACE 0.10 CECs, ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, AFPA 1.00 CECs, CI 1.00 CECs, IFPA 1.00 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NASM 0.10 CEUs, NCCPT 0.10 CECs, NCEP 1.00 Units, NCSF 0.50 CEUs, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, NSCA 0.10 CEUs, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
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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

AASFP 0.10 Units, ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, AFPA 1.00 CECs, CI 1.00 CECs, IFPA 1.00 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCCPT 0.10 CECs, NCEP 1.00 Units, NCSF 0.50 CEUs, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.50 CECs, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
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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

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.50 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs, REPs UK 1.00 CPD
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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

April 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: Research, and Training Myofascial Lines

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, CI 1.00 CECs, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NASM 0.10 CEUs, NCEP 1.00 Units, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.50 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs, REPs UK 1.00 CPD
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April 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Reducing Risk Factors for Heart Disease

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Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death around the world. Developing an understanding of this prevalent condition will help fitness professionals fight this deadly disease. This article provides easy to understand statistics, risk factors and treatments for CAD, and it answers questions such as: Can CAD clients do high intensity interval training and strength training? View Details

April 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: Training Through Pain

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Some fitness professionals have the tendency to deny their own chronic pain and try to “work through it.” This article discusses how this mentality can be detrimental to long-term health, and gives practical tips and advice on how to get help. Alternative treatment options for chronic pain are also explored. View Details

April 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Mind-Body News, and Reasons to Avoid Combining Cardio and Strength Training

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In what ways can combining cardio and strength training in the same session be harmful? Can meditation restructure the brain? What percentage of pregnant women suffer from back pain? Can blood pressure be lowered with Pilates? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this quiz. View Details

April 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health & Fitness News, and Burning Calories Postexercise

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This quiz highlights the latest news and research on a variety of topics, including the benefits of walking, the growth of corporate wellness programs and fall prevention training for seniors. Also included is an article about new research detailing the body’s ability to keep burning extra calories after we stop exercising. View Details

April 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 5: Food and Nutrition News, and Easing Stress and Pain With Nutrition

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$25.00
Can magnesium heal diabetes? Are you a reducetarian? Does coffee protect against melanoma? Should kids be allowed to play with their food? What types of foods protect against the damaging effects of stress and chronic pain? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this quiz focusing on the latest food and nutrition news. View Details

March 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Mind-Body News, and Holistic Approaches to Health

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$25.00
Are you curious about the beneficial effects of yoga for scoliosis? Do you know what percentage of Americans have chronic pain? Can exercise be used to combat depression? Can meditation make you more creative? How do wearable fitness monitors fit into a holistic approach to well-being? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this quiz. View Details