Features

The 2004 IDEA Personal Trainer Summit
Inspiring the World to Fitness, One by One
Navigating Personal Trainer Certifications
How does the industry “certify the certifiers” for a consistent standard of education and experience?
Using Foam Rollers In The Fitness Setting
Here's a fun way to add a new dimension to your personal training sessions and group fitness classes.

Personal Training

Counteracting Momentum During Exercise
Ex Rx: Help clients optimize strength training and avoid injury by discouraging the use of momentum.
Tricks Of The Trade
How do you network with other trainers, health professionals or clients to increase your business?
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Testing
PFT 101: This first of a two-part series explains the what, when, where and why of cardiorespiratory fitness tests.
Real-Life Programs For Real People
PFT Profile: Meticulous assessment makes Lynne Greer’s training successful and rewarding.
Capitalizing On A Reduced Schedule
Profit Center: The hours spent without clients or classes can be some of your most productive.

Nutrition

Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Nutrition Food After Fifty

Group Exercise

A Motivating Mix
Buzz: Use these creative class ideas to inspire participants.
Sample Class: Resistance Tubing Workout
Class Take-Out: Help participants develop strength with a simple piece of equipment.
Balance Your Act
Ignite: Acclimate participants and then warm up.
Throw Members A Curve
Programs: Short circuit workouts with your own creative spin.

In Every Issue

Making News
Fitness Forum Your Feedback, Concerns And Insights
Warm-Up Standardizing Personal Trainer Certifications
Research Three Papers Presented At ACSM's Annual Meeting
Kauai's Great Weigh Out
Inspire the World to FitnessĀ®: With help from state and local organizations, Bev Brody is inspiring her community to make permanent lifestyle changes.
Crafting Fitness Resumes
Career Path: Cast off your panic and writer’s block. Fitness resumés are a whole new game.
Fitness Handout Eat Less To Live Longer?
De-stress In Nature
Just for You: Let the landscape of the great outdoors rejuvenate and revitalize you.
Parting Shot License To Inspire

Mind-Body-Spirit

Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Moving Slow In A Fast World
Inner IDEA: The rise of tai chi in America.