Two New Additions to IDEA's Resource Series Library
This home study course outlines various considerations specific to training women through several life stages. The course reviews programming suggestions and current scientific information for working with a variety of women, including those who are pregnant, postnatal and menopausal. This course also discusses psychosocial issues that affect women, such as body image, eating disorders, weight management and size acceptance. Research-based information focuses on exercise as it relates to fat metabolism, breastfeeding and nutrition. Health concerns that are of particular importance to women, such as osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease and breast cancer, are also addressed. Authors include industry experts Amanda Vogel, MA, Shirley Archer, JD, MA, Lisa Druxman, MA, and more.
Do you dream of starting your own business? Whether you are opening a gym or visiting client’s homes, your success depends on your management of financial planning, risk management, staff, marketing and sales. This home study course outlines a variety of start-up models for launching a successful personal training business, including developing a business vision, acquiring a facility space and purchasing exercise equipment. The course reviews financial planning and legal considerations, such as raising capital, hiring an accountant, budgeting for expenses, setting session rates, issuing liability waivers and managing potential risks. This course discusses when to hire your own staff, how much to pay employees, and strategies for finding and retaining competent and dedicated trainers. Suc-cessful marketing techniques and sales skills are also addressed.
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|Extreme Interval Training
In this course you'll learn goal-focused intervals and over 50 dynamic exercises and drills to create extensive and intensive training formats.
|Cut to the Core
This is a raw, unedited video filmed live at the 2009 IDEA World Fitness Convention™. Cut to the Core is packed full of core-focused exercises that aim to improve the way you look, feel and live.
|September 2011 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Plyometric Training
This continuing education quiz is an in-depth look at plyometric training. Plyometric exercises—jumping, bounding, hopping, arm pushing, and catching and throwing weighted objects such as machine balls—are movements that involve rapid eccentric and concentric muscle actions.