February 2017


Embracing The Joy Of Movement
Why can't the fitness industry gain more ground against inactivity? It could be because we're promoting effort at the expense of enjoyment.
Assessing And Addressing The Most Common Running Injuries
Use corrective exercise to help clients stay on track with their mileage goals.

Personal Training

Thriving After A Stroke
Client Success Story: Despite a grim prognosis, this stroke survivor is thriving thanks to a knowledgeable and passionate trainer.
Intellectual Property In Fitness
Fitness Entrepreneur: Discover why patents, copyrights and trademarks matter.
Row Stronger (Boat Not Required!)
Ex Rx: These three rowing–machine workouts boost strength, endurance and aerobic capacity.
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Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Stop Dieting, Start Intuitive Eating
Nutrition: Why it's crucial to help clients control their food attitudes.

Group Exercise

The Group Fitness Trifecta
Skills & Drills: Measure your progress with a three-pronged approach to metrics.
Flexibility Plus
Ebb: Sneak in some extra mobility moves during the cool–down.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Help clients mix it up with classes that challenge and refresh.
Sample Class: Body-Weight Barrage
Class Take-Out: Teach participants how to master movements with this fun and scalable body-weight class.


Ready To Love Your Stress?
Inner IDEA: Learn three strategies that sometimes may be more effective than trying to relax.

In Every Issue

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Making News
Aging And Cardiovascular Disease: Exercise To The Rescue!
Research: Physical activity can preserve the health of our arteries, potentially adding to our lifespans.
To Help Clients Succeed, Keep Change Simple
Bridging the Gap: Samuel L. Berry, MS, emphasizes the importance of careful listening and urges fitness professionals to take the process of change one step at a time.
On-Demand And App-Based Training: Getting Clients Via Smartphone
Fitness Technology: Apps and online tools streamline the process of clients finding the right fitness pro at the right price in the right location.
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A Minor Issue?
Body Lab: Only about half of people have a psoas minor muscle—does it matter?

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