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The Protein Shift: Plant-Based Options

Every day, you hear people talk about protein: "I've got to have some protein at lunch," "I didn't eat enough prote...

What Type of Exercise Helps Most With Sleep?

Encourage those you know who like group exercise to take a cardio (“aerobics/calisthenics”) or indoor cycling class, not only fo...

Lessons From An Organic Farm Tour

Here are a few inspirational nutrition lessons IDEA's editor in chief Sandy Todd Webster learned by visiting an organic farm.

Personal Trainers Collaborating With Allied Health Professionals

As personal trainers gain more professional stature with the allied medical community, they will need to know how to collaborate better with physical therapists, medical doctors and others. Here are s...

What is Fueling the Boom in Yoga Teacher Training?

Yoga participation in the United States is at an all-time high. There are now 36.7 million American adults practicing yoga, up from 20.4 mil...

3 Top Coaching Tips for Trainers

The fitness and wellness industry is thriving, with an ever-blossoming array of classes, techniques and equipment. But how do fit pros win o...

Find Your Coaching Style

You look across the hall at Popular Instructor’s class and marvel at how she packs the house day after day, week after week. You&rsquo...

HIIT for Endurance Training? Really?

We hear lots about high-intensity interval training these days, but one of the most fascinating things about HIIT is its ability to help ath...

Exercise Cuts Diabetes Risk—New Stats!

Walking briskly or cycling for 150 minutes a week can reduce a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 26%, according to a new research review from University College London and the...

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