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It Starts With You, Master Class With Kymberly Williams-Evans

MASTER CLASS It Starts With You Kymberly WilliamsEvans, MA, talks about the importance of bringing something in and sending something out. Veteran fitness industry professional Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA, might be educating your next batch ...

Top Twitter(r) Tips

by Ryan Halvorson
According to a 2010 report posted on the blog of the social networking site Twitter(tm), the organization claims 145 million registered users. The number has surely increased since 2010, and the users are not just individuals keeping their "followers" ...

Fighting the Good Fight

by Sandy Todd Webster
As the enormous debate over the administration's healthcare bill heated up over the summer in Washington, DC, we thought it would be timely to synthesize some of the main challenges we face as a nation regarding health and wellness. Mostly, we wanted to ...

Exercise Eases Anger in Kids

by Ryan Halvorson
Although research continues to emerge regarding the many mental and emotional benefits of exercise, much of it focuses only on adults. A recent study published in the November 2008 issue of Pediatric Exercise Science (2008; 20[4], 390-401) has determined ...

Making Solid Connections With Your Boss

by Ryan Halvorson
Do you have great ideas for making improvements to your facility, but find your manager difficult to speak to? Supervisors can often be challenging to connect with; oftentimes they are busy with their own schedules and can appear distant or unfriendly. ...

Foot Type: Choosing Shoes

Want to enjoy a lifetime of exercise? Make sure you wear the shoes that best suit your feet. Shoes are made for all types of feet and actions, and knowing your foot type can aid you in selecting shoes that will help prevent injury. Alexandra ...

Breaking Into Fitness Writing

by April Durrett
Profit Center: Boost your career-and earn extra money-by becoming a published fitness writer.
As a fitness professional, you've read hundreds of articles on health and fitness-many in professional publications like IDEA Fitness Journal and others in general magazines like Shape or Health. Who writes these articles? Famous fitness pros? ...

A Five-Alarm Disaster

Just when we thought no more fuel could be added to the already roaring childhood overweight and obesity fire, two research reports published in the December 6 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine have stepped up the call to action to a new level ...

IDEA Trainer Success Goes Digital in February 2010!

by Nicki Anderson
We launched IDEA Trainer Success nearly 6 years ago to provide personal trainer entrepreneurs with the first-and still only-publication dedicated strictly to the business insights, strategies and concerns of running a successful in-home, studio or ...

Creative Freedom

When I first started leading group exercise in the late 1970s, I taught a prechoreographed program called California Aerobic Dance. After doing this for about 2 years, I had the opportunity to start choreographing routines for my own classes. I loved ...