Bipartisan Efforts to Support Health and Fitness Facilities
The Health & Fitness Recovery Act of 2020 reflects efforts to provide financial relief to health and fitness businesses hurt by the pandemic.
Prep the Shoulders Before Play
As fitness instructors, we can help prevent injuries in our participants by giving the shoulders plenty of attention during the warmup.
Eccentric Training Lacks Uniform Strategies
Chances are you’re using eccentric training to improve muscular strength and power, and build lean mass. But are you measuring its effectiveness?
IDEA Member Spotlight: January 2021
Meet three IDEA members who truly shine: Heather Binns, Ling Romulo and Sandy Ellis.
Tips on Teaching Virtual Fitness Classes
Discover how other group fitness instructors have forged the way to virtual fitness classes, and learn from their insights, tips and mistakes.
Black Women Less Likely to Meet Activity Guidelines
Findings from the Black Women’s Health Study show that African American women have a life expectancy 2.7 years shorter than Caucasian American women.
Prepare Clients for the Hiking Trail
Some of your clients may be hiking to keep active, and you can support them with a targeted program that considers the specific skills needed to progress.
Vigorous Exercise Benefits Older Adults
High-intensity interval training improves fitness and well-being among older adults over age 70 and may even increase longevity
The Dark Side of Night Eating
Those who consume a lower percentage of their daily calories after sunset consume fewer calories overall as compared to those who ate more at night.
Safety Tips for Outdoor Group Exercise
The following tips from the San Francisco Department of Public Health will help fitness professionals take training outside to promote health and safety.
Discover Your Purpose
Four steps to help you discover your purpose to find fulfillment, meaning and clarity during troubled times or in the face of futility.
Your Brain on Plant Chemicals
Based on data collected from 2,800 older adults, those with higher intakes of flavonoids were less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
Meet an IDEA Team Member: Chris Dotson
If ever you need a helping hand or supportive friend, look no further than our dependable, hard-working inspired service specialist Chris Dotson.
21 Best Practices to Help You Survive the New Normal
These 21 actionable tips can serve as inspiration for you to rebuild your fitness business during the pandemic better than it was in the “old” normal.
Fishing for Plastic?
A team of researchers in Australia tested seafood purchased from a market in Australia and found every sample contained traces of microplastics.