May 2015

Features

Youth Athletics: Put Excitement Back Into Play
Shift your focus from the negative connotations of obesity to the positive life force of nontraditional sports training.
Attentional Focus & Cuing
Why Instructions Don’t Get Through to Your Clients—and How to Fix It.
Inspire Yourself To Greatness, Connect With Power Players, And Transform Your Future At The 2015 IDEA World Fitness Convention™ July 15-19, Los Angeles

Personal Training

The Team Dynamic
Client Success Story: Passion and understanding are two cornerstones of remarkable coaching.
Selling Your Training Business
Profit Center: Fitness industry veterans share how they approached the daunting task of selling a business.
tricks of the trade "What's The Best Piece Of Fitness Industry Advice You've Ever Received?"

Nutrition

Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Nutrition Coaching: A Primer For Health And Fitness Professionals
Nutrition: How to stay within scope of practice while using proven motivational techniques.

Group Exercise

How To Deal With Class Cliques
Skills and Drills: Sometimes high-school drama finds its way into the group exercise studio.
Cycling Segues
Ebb: Close a great ride with tried-and-true transitions.
Sample Class: Second-Chance Recess
Class Take-Out: This workout proves you’re never too old to play.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Shake things up with fusion classes.

Mind-Body-Spirit

Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Powerful Postures To Melt Stress
Inner IDEA: Enrich any class by integrating four stress reduction techniques: preparation, poses, pondering and prana.

In Every Issue

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Making News
6 Key Factors That Predict Weight Gain
Research: Science reveals what makes people put on pounds over the long term.
Create Enduring Change
Bridging the Gap: Alison L. Steiber, PhD, RDN, shares practical strategies health and fitness pros can use to help clients incorporate healthy eating behaviors.
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