30 Grams of Protein
Researchers found that consuming 30 grams of protein is sufficient for fit men to maximize recovery and muscle growth after vigorous endurance exercise.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.