Food And Addiction: The Dopamine Made Me Do It - October 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal
October 2012


Food And Addiction: The Dopamine Made Me Do It
Research is uncovering a link between our lifestyle, our genes, and a means to overcome the unhealthy connection between food and addiction.
IDEA World Fitness Convention™
IDEA celebrated its 30th Anniversary with the biggest convention in its history while inspiring thousands of fitness pros to transform clients' lives.
IDEA Home Study
Continuing education quizzes: Get up to 4 CECs quickly with quizzes from this issue.

Personal Training

Restoring The Injured Athlete
Client Success Story: A client's rare condition challenges Michael Piercy to expand his knowledge and skill set.
Marketing Your Training Services With Group Exercise
Profit Center: Attract more clients and gain a new perspective by teaching classes.
Can This Psoas Be Saved?
ExRx: Clearing up the confusion about the psoas muscles, which are buried deep in the trunk.
Tricks of the Trade “What Device Is More Effective At Helping To Smooth Out Fascia--a Soft Ball, A Hard Foam Roller Or A Soft Foam Roller With Bumps On It?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Organic And Sustainable: At The Heart Of A Food Revolution
Nutrition: Understanding the benefits of organics and seasonal produce.
Autumn Recipes
Recipe for Health: Recipes Using Seasonally Fresh Ingredients

Group Exercise

Scripted Starts And Flawless Finales
Group Ex Skills & Drills: Make your openings and closings memorable.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Put new spins on traditional favorites.
Sample Class: Playing The Field
Class Take-Out: Let the games begin with this fast-paced, full-throttle workout.
Create A Finale
Ebb: End your circuit or interval classes with a fun, team-oriented game.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Footwork: The Foundation Of Pilates
Inner IDEA: Recognize and correct common misalignments in the lower body.

In Every Issue

Fitness Forum Yoga Safety
Warm-Up The Cost Of Globesity
Change Comes Out Of Challenge
IDEA FitnessConnect: Helping clients strive for success with IDEA’s Client Challenges tool.
Making News
Do Meal Replacements Deliver Results?
Research: Research finds that some meal replacement products are effective for temporary weight loss.
Modeling Lifelong Healthy Habits For Kids
Bridging the Gap: Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RD, ACE Senior Consultant, shares her thoughts about the impact of obesity on kids and families.
Fitness Handout Spotlight On Stretching