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Educate Yourself, Evolve Your Business

June 1, 2015

The most successful entrepreneurs know that education is a cornerstone of building a strong business. Your chance to elevate your game is right around the corner at IDEA World Fitness Convention™.

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Inspire Yourself to Greatness, Connect With Power Players, and Transform Your Future at the 2015 IDEA World Fitness Convention™ July 15-19, Los Angeles

April 18, 2015

If you want to tap into your superpowers to succeed in fitness, there’s no better place to find the tools and inspiration you need than the “Super Bowl of Fitness,” the 2015 IDEA World Fitness Convention, July 15–19, in the heart of Los Angeles. The energy will be off the charts as more than 12,000 personal trainers, group fitness professionals, mind-body instructors, owners and managers from more than 60 countries take in the top education program in the industry, with 375 cutting-edge lectures, workouts and workshops from over 200 world-renowned presenters.

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Propel Your Business Toward Greater Success

April 9, 2015

Industry leaders and successful entrepreneurs know that education is the cornerstone of a booming business. Don’t miss IDEA World Fitness Convention™, the must-attend event that will provide you with the knowledge you need to advance your career.

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Expand, Diversify and Evolve at the 2015 IDEA World Fitness Convention™

March 17, 2015

Fitness pros have called the IDEA World Fitness Convention the most valuable investment of their careers because of the sheer volume and variety of learning opportunities packed into one weekend: over 375 cutting-edge lectures, workouts and workshops; over 200 world-renowned presenters; and over 300 top industry brands. All are specifically designed to help transform your future and to raise your earning potential. There are success strategies, hot topics, specialty areas and in-depth training for every kind of fitness pro.

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“The Super Bowl of Fitness”

February 17, 2015

With over 12,000 personal trainers, group fifitness instructors, mind-body professionals, business owners and managers, and experts from every corner of the globe, the IDEA World Fitness Convention has been called “the Super Bowl of Fitness.” Fitness pros who attend gain valuable education and strategies to expand their skill sets; they discover diver- sity that evolves their careers or businesses; and they establish expert connections that open doors and offffer new opportunities.

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Educate Yourself, Elevate Your Business

February 4, 2015

SEducation is a cornerstone of a profitable business. Whether you’d like to update your coaching skills, learn new ways to manage staff or learn how to work smarter and not harder, the 2015 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute has everything you need to build a better business.

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Get an Edge on Training at the 2015 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™

December 9, 2014

Are you just starting a training business? Do you want to expand your training team or your programming? Would you like to build a stronger reputation for delivering extraordinary results? Is it time to develop a new market specialty area and multiply your earning potential? Whatever your next train- ing move is, you’ll find the edge you need at the 2015 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute.

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Your Ticket to a Thriving Career

June 1, 2014

Personal trainer Joe Pawlenty’s impression of the first IDEA World Fitness Convention he attended is seared in his memory: “There was tons of energy–energy was blowing the roof off the building. You can’t help but be as fired up as everyone around you!”
Aside from the crackle of excitement, Pawlenty says what he liked most about the event was the chance to see and experience the fitness industry beyond his daily work environment. “You get used to the same ways of doing things, and you can get a little closed-minded.

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Refuel Your Passion and Enhance Your Career

April 9, 2014

The fitness profession is all about passion. Fuel that passion and inject your personal training career with new energy, ideas, skills, connections and motivators at the action-packed 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Anaheim, California, August 13–17.
The IDEA World Fitness Convention could well be the healthiest place on earth this summer with 12,000 personal trainers, group fitness instructors, mind-body professionals, and fitness facility owners and managers from more than 60 countries coming together to experience the best education and top new trends in the industry.

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Fuel Your Passion at the Must-Attend Fitness Event of the Year

March 20, 2014

You’ve got the passion to succeed in fitness—now you can fuel passion with new energy, ideas, skills, connections and motivators at the action-packed 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Anaheim, California, August 13–17.

The IDEA World Fitness Convention could well be the healthiest place on earth this summer with 10,000 personal trainers, group fitness instructors, mind-body professionals, and fitness facility owners and managers from more than 60 countries coming together to experience the best education and top new trends in the industry.

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Fitness Managers Fuel Their Passion at Must-Attend Event

March 19, 2014

You’ve got the passion to succeed in fitness management—now you can fuel that passion with new energy, ideas, skills, connections and motivators at the action-packed 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Anaheim, California, August 13–17.

The IDEA World Fitness Convention could well be the healthiest place on earth this summer, with 12,000 personal trainers, group fitness instructors, mind-body professionals, and fitness facility owners and managers from more than 60 countries coming together to experience the best education and top new trends in the industry.

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Thrive in Five

October 24, 2013

Before you think one more thought about holiday shopping, decorating, traveling, cooking, party planning or family wrangling, pull out your iPad or a sheet of paper and answer these five questions:

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Working With Overweight Clients

September 27, 2013

How can the Pilates industry be more welcoming to clients who are overweight? We asked instructors how they create a comfortable and beneficial experience that keeps clients of all sizes coming back for more.

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All in the Family

July 24, 2013

Linda Pimentel, owner of Origins of Inner Strength Inc., in Mesquite, Texas, has made Pilates transformations a family affair. She frequently works with families, couples and mother-daughter teams. “I usually work individually at first, to establish boundaries,” she says. “For example, the mother needs to know that during our sessions she isn’t in charge, and the daughter doesn’t get to show off in front of mom.”

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Becoming a Change Agent

July 5, 2013

“You can have all the exercise skills in the world, but it won’t matter if you can’t help your clients achieve their true goals,” says online coach, author and former health club owner Tom Terwilliger. “You’ll just be a technician rather than a change agent.”
How can you manifest your own dreams and goals—and help your clients realize theirs?

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The Art and Science of Manifesting

July 1, 2013

When I was a child growing up on a farm in the mostly snow-covered fields of Minnesota, I imagined a very different life: living in an airy house in a sunny climate, wearing flowing white clothes and welcoming many guests. In junior high, I wrote a paper on being a freelance writer. Today, I am a freelance writer in Southern California in a spacious home with plenty of guests (relatives from Minnesota!); and yes, I do like to wear white. Exactly how this life materialized seems to be part conscious determination, part cosmic mystery—and there you have the maddening beauty of manifesting.

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