Stretching--A Research Retrospective - November 2009 IDEA Fitness Journal
November 2009

CEC Research Section

Stretching—A Research Retrospective
An in-depth analysis of the myths, truths and controversies.
From A Fitness Client To A Wellbeing
Coaching through the lens of consciousness.
Fitness For Cancer Survivors
Research supports the benefits of exercise for clients who have cancer—here’s how best to leverage the research for programming.

Personal Training

Fitness, Friendship And The Autistic Teen
Client Success Story: Working with special-needs clients requires patience, knowledge and compassion.
Creating A Successful Internship Program
Profit Center: How to increase your bottom line and educate fellow fitness pros.
Biomechanic Basics For Safe, Effective, Efficient Workouts
Ex Rx: Use your knowledge of biomechanics to design, implement and lead exercises that will help your clients achieve their goals.
Tricks of the Trade How Much Do You Charge For Your Personal Training Services? How Did You Arrive At This Price Point?

Nutrition

Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
10 Super Nutrients You've Never Heard Of
Nutrition: Be prepared when your clients start asking questions about the promising health benefits of these potent plant compounds.

Group Exercise

Tips For Teaching A Special-Needs Participant
Group Ex Skills & Drills: Have a game plan ready for when a disabled person comes to class.
Cut To The Core
Core: Stimulate the core muscles to activate and stabilize, using two readily available pieces of equipment.
Sample Class: Zoomer Boot Camp
Class Take-Out: Appeal to active Baby Boomers with an intense, fun circuit that is also easy on the joints.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Plug programs in to fun and freedom so participants can fly high.

Mind-Body-Spirit

Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Pilates On The Ball
Inner IDEA: Beginner, intermediate and advanced Pilates exercises using the stability ball.

In Every Issue

Making News
Fitness Forum The Biggest Loser Debate Continues
Warm-Up A Glance Back With Eyes Toward The Future
Physical Activity, Weight Loss And Weight Regain
Research: The new American College of Sports Medicine position stand.
Fitness Handout Online Diets: Logging On
Exercise Is Hot Stuff In Mexico
World Beat: World Beat