Features

The Skinny On Losing Weight And Keeping It Off
Here’s the latest data on weight loss, along with secrets from successful dieters on what really works—and what doesn’t!

Could You Be A Cybertrainer?
Find out how to use Internet tools to add value to your business.

The Evolution Of Education
Rediscover motivation & movement at the 2008 IDEA Fitness Fusion Conference™.

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.

Personal Training

High-School PE Class Revisited
Ex Rx: Using vintage body-weight exercises never goes out of style.
The Mentor Connection
Finding a mentor can save you time, money and aggravation.

The Transformational Twosome
PFT Profile: Dawn and Tom Terwilliger offer clients more than sets, reps and shrinking waistlines.
How Do You Deal With Competition?
Tricks of the Trade: Q&A.

Nutrition

Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
An Eye On Nutrition
Nutrition: Set your sights on the foods that can enhance and maintain eye health.

Group Exercise

A Balancing Act
Buzz: Draw inspiration from classes that offer both "soft" and "hard" options for training.
Sample Class: Athletic Boot Camp
Class Take-Out: Challenge participants with fun skills and drills using kettlebells, steps and other equipment.
Stay Seated!
Ebb: Use the cool-down to bond with cycling participants while creating community and building retention.
Cohesive Training Courts New Instructors
Generation Group XYZ: Theresa Stelly, director of Pilates for Spectrum Clubs of Santa Barbara, shares the finer points of mentor programs.
The Art Of Play
Use your knowledge and expertise to let the kid in you come out and teach.

In Every Issue

Making News
Fitness Forum Your Feedback, Concerns And Insights
Assessing The Lactate Threshold
Research: You can now accurately pinpoint a client’s lactate threshold in a practical and lab-free manner.
Spotting A Good Life For Everyone
Inspire the World to Fitness®: IDEA member Chris Kelly used his expertise to help level the fitness field for underprivileged women.
Writing On Health And Fitness
Career Path: Want to enhance your career? Use this practical approach to authoring articles.
Fitness Handout Heart Disease And Women
Moira And Lindsay G. Merrithew
Icons & Innovators: Moira and Lindsay G. Merrithew started STOTT PILATES® nearly 20 years ago, before anyone guessed what a sensation the exercise would create.
Do Negative Beliefs Sabotage Your Clients?
Help your clients shift gears away from self-destructive thinking.
Sample Class
A Five-Alarm Disaster

Mind-Body-Spirit

Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.