August 2014

Features

How To Help Clients Beat Belly Fat
Look beyond the “eat less, exercise more” approach, and learn about hormonal physiology and strategic nutrition.
Recovery: The Rest Of The Story
Why the time after we exercise is more important than the workout itself.
Loaded Movement Training
Whether for Joes or pros, farmers or city dwellers, could this be the missing link in our training and conditioning programs?

Personal Training

The 3D Booty: Training The Glutes For Form And Function
Ex Rx: Multidirectional movements offer a fresh approach to toning the butt.
Mad For The Mud
Ex Rx: Tips for training clients for obstacle courses and mud races.
Mother Nature’s Gym
Ex Rx: Science is discovering the benefits of exercising outdoors. Here’s a look at ways to add outdoor activities to exercise programming.

Group Exercise

Shared Stretching
Ebb: Pair up boot camp participants in this creative cool-down.
Reboot Your Boot Camp
Skills & Drills: Boot-camp instructors share their favorite ways to keep participants happy, engaged and well conditioned.
Sample Class: The Perfect Party Ride
Class Take-Out: Keep participants active and engaged with a segmented ride.

Mind-Body-Spirit

Science And The Pilates Method
Inner IDEA: An evidence-based report on the effectiveness of Pilates training for healthy adults.
Building Exercise Self-Efficacy In Overweight And Obese Clients
Inner IDEA: Use short-term goals, partner games, open-ended questions and positive reinforcement to work through clients’ difficulties.
Living Your Yoga: The Five Yamas Of Patañjali
Inner IDEA: Essential principles for guiding your actions with students and in everyday life.

Nutrition

Go With Your Gut
Nutrition: Adding prebiotic and probiotic foods to your diet boosts beneficial bacteria and can improve overall health.
Intermittent Fasting: A Primer
Nutrition: Nutrition: Does it make sense to take extra-long breaks between meals? The research is intriguing, but inconclusive.
Turning Talk Into Action On Nutrition And Diet
Nutrition: Understanding the basics of nutrition communication is key to motivating clients to change the way they eat.

Research

Metabolic Effects Of HIIT
Research: Studies find high-intensity interval training protects against heart disease and shows promise for improving insulin sensitivity and controlling blood pressure.
Understanding And Preventing Common Running Injuries
Research: Clients who run need to know the precise causes of their aches and pains.
What Is Sarcopenia, And Can We Turn Back The Clock?
Research: How to confront three forces that weaken muscle cells in the elderly.

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