Luke Andrus is the director of personal training for five Anytime Fitness clubs in South Louisiana. His love for fitness began while training his way through a history degree at ULL, where his passion for writing fiction quickly turned to motivating ... more
Lenita Anthony, MA, is an exercise physiologist, Reebok master trainer and national coach for the Reebok Women’s Triathlon Series. She is also a contributing editor for IDEA publications.
Abbie Appel is an international fitness educator with 20 years experience in the fitness industry. In addition to being a motivational speaker and consultant for Resist-A-Ball® and the Pilates Institute of America, Abbie has designed workouts and... more
Valerie Applebaum, MPH, CHES, is a certified health education specialist with a master’s degree in public health from the University of South Carolina. She currently resides in Connecticut, where she is a health writer for a variety of trade and co... more
Elizabeth Applegate, PhD, is a nationally renowned expert on nutrition and fitness and is a faculty member in the nutrition department at the University of California, Davis. She is the author of several books including, Nutrition Basics for Better H... more
Shirley Archer, JD, MA, was the 2008 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and is IDEA's mind-body-spirit spokesperson. She is a certified yoga and Pilates teacher and an award-winning author based in Los Angeles, California, and Zurich, Switzerland. T... more
Gandalf “G” Archer and his BODYJAM® team regularly work with international dance-fitness stars to ensure their choreography is cutting-edge with the latest dance and music trends. Archer’s extensive background in teaching and performance make ... more