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Quitters Pay the Price in Extra Pounds

by Ryan Halvorson
Fitness professionals are aware that clients who can-t adhere to an exercise program risk gaining weight, but a study conducted recently by Paul T. Williams of the U.S. Department of Energy-s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory takes a ...

Corporate Wellness-Programming for Profit

by Alexandra Williams, MA
Both employers and employees can enjoy the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, including fiscal fitness.
-notch trainer in your area who has experience working with companies and inquire about internship or mentoring opportunities. Alexandra Williams, MA, thinks of the three Rs when writing about corporate wellness: Respect, ...

What Is Power Yoga?

by Shirley Archer, JD, MA
1980s, Beryl Bender Birch and Bryan Kest both coined the name power yoga to describe the American version of this practice at the same time, but not together. Birch had studied under Norman Allen, and Kest studied under David Williams, ...

2008 IDEA World Fitness Convention(tm)

by Mary Monroe
Inspiration: Inspiration can be hard to come by when you-re caught up in your daily routine-so break out of it!
fitness professionals who are successfully bringing the message of fitness to kids in their communities. AHG represents the partnership between the William J. Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association. A special ...

Physiology Refresher

by Catherine Logan, MSPT
Personal Training 101: When was the last time you brushed up on a few basics about the human body?
: Prentice Hall. Brotzman, S., - Wilk, K. 2003. Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (2nd ed.) Philadelphia: Mosby. Moore, K. 1992. Clinically Oriented Anatomy (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Williams - Wilkins. Widmaier, E., Raff, H., - Strang, K. ...

Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes

by Pamela Nisevich, MS, RD, LD
Nutrition: Why nutrient deficiencies can spell defeat for kids who compete in sports.
is an essential fuel for young athletes who engage in light- to moderate-intensity exercise or in endurance events. Although carbohydrates are the preferred fuel for adult athletes, healthy fats may be a better choice for children who engage in sports ...

How to Be a Great Instructor

by Fred Hoffman, MEd
When teaching the adult learner, create a welcoming, motivating and trusting space.
and acknowledge the wealth of experience they bring. Alexandra Williams, MA, a staff instructor for the exercise and sport studies and recreation department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, stresses that ...

A Fun Balance

by Joy Keller
Inspire the World to Fitness-: IDEA member Pam Skinner, MS, and her partner promote Balance Bands as a way to empower kids and their parents to make better food choices.
.- It was while working at the school that Skinner came across the opportunity to work with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a partnership between the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation, with which ...

The Evolution of Education

Rediscover motivation and movement at the 2008 IDEA Fitness Fusion Conference(tm).
. A New Way to Inspire the World to Fitness- This year, IDEA is introducing something new for you to take back to your community: our global campaign with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation (a partnership between the American Heart Association and ...

Kids in Motion Stay in Motion

Innovative exercise and weight management programs for children mix fun with technology, research and skill to instill lifestyle changes early on.
Angeles Alexandra Williams, MA, has two fit children who are allowed 1 hour of television/computer time a day and are forced to go outside and play, with complete disregard for the weather. References Alliance for a ...