The Happiness Factor
Is it time for the fitness industry to add happiness to the health equation?
Organize Your Mind For Client Success
Feeling frenzied? Implement these 6 "Rules of Order" and watch your creativity, productivity and emotional well-being improve. Your clients will thank you!
2012 IDEA World Fitness Award Finalists
Celebrating the careers of veteran fitness pros.
IDEA Home Study
Continuing education quizzes: Get up to 5 CECs quickly with quizzes from this issue.
Reasonable Expectations For Lasting Changes
client success story: Sustainable behavior change does not happen with an “all-or-nothing” approach.
Boost Revenue: The 10-Day Fitness Program
profit center: Supercharge your business with an innovative training format.
Treadmill Training: Weighing The Pluses And Minuses
ex rx: Running on a treadmill is safe and convenient, with almost all of the fitness advantages of running outdoors.
A Magical, Musical Bike Tour
group ex skills & drills: Give your cycling class a rhythmic experience worth riding.
True Core Integration
core: Focus on the diaphragm for improved abdominal strength and power.
Sample Class: Think With Your Heart
class take-out: Get participants’ bodies and minds moving with a thoughtful class.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
buzz: Use these schedule stars as a springboard for your own fun experiences.
Wellness news and research from around the world.
In Every Issue
warm-up The Happiness Differential
Promoting His Professionalism
idea fitnessconnect: This former army specialist uses IDEA FitnessConnect to stand out.
PTSD & Exercise: What Every Exercise Professional Should Know
research: Tips for trainers working with survivors of powerful emotional traumas.
fitness handout Getting Away From Fast Food