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August 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 5: Pilates for Overweight Clients Course

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
$20.00
There are an estimated 1 billion obese persons worldwide across all groups in society. This course gives you the opportunity to look at existing research on core training and apply Pilates techniques and principles to a demographic that desperately need to be introduced to the powerhouse. You’ll review available research on Pilates and core training and explore possible solutions for training the obese client. You’ll find out what you need to know prior to working with obese clients, review some sample exercises and learn how to apply Pilates principles to the client. View Details

August 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 2: Nutrition: Protein Intake Course

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
$20.00
High-protein diets—and their promises of muscle gain, weight loss and improved health—appeal to a wide diversity of people, from athletes to dieters. But how much and what kind of protein is best? This continuing education course will answer these questions, and many others. You’ll review protein function; learn about the latest research on the health benefits and risks of a high-protein diet; and gain practical tips on how to choose protein sources and appropriately answer clients’ questions. This course will help change the way you and your clients view protein forever. View Details

July - August 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 1: Fitness and Nutrition News

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
$20.00
Find out what’s new in the world of fitness and nutrition with this continuing education course. Learn why strength training-related injuries are on the rise and what the new rules for weight management and women are. Also, find out how obesity and depression are interrelated, check out some tips on staying cool under the hot summer sun, and discover what the new health care reform bill mean for fitness professionals. Find out whether adding a junk food tax would help Americans make better food choices, and the most effective method for reducing weight gain in adolescents and young adult females. In the food focus section, gain insight into the benefits of basil and take note of the new citrus fruits to debut in stores. So much great information available in one course! View Details

June 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 4: Food and Mood, and Mind-Body-Spirit News

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
$20.00
In this course, discover how emerging research underscores the link between what you eat and how you feel, in addition to the latest in mind-body-spirit news. The Food and Mood section will review foods associated with mood-lifting or mood-stabilizing effects, then will identify the diet patterns associated with mood as promoting or protecting against depressive symptoms. In Mind-Body-Spirit News, you will read how meditation is increasing in the medical setting, and how tai chi and aquatic exercise have become the most popular exercise activities among older adults. Also, learn the benefits of the Pilates “knee-stretch” exercises and the impact of yoga practice on the sympathetic nervous system, which benefits both physical and mental health. View Details

June 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 1: Fitness and Nutrition News

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
$20.00
Check out the latest fitness and nutrition news with this continuing education course. Learn the profound implications our genes have on our health, how peers influence teen girls’ weight loss goals, and how grape juice can enhance the abilities of older adults suffering from mild cognitive impairment. Find out what Boomeritis is and how it can be prevented, how high-intensity exercise can cause heart disease, and whether the Taco Bell Diet really works. Discover why the ADA favors food over pills, as well as whether vitamin and mineral pills can actually make kids smarter. So much great information, included in one course! View Details

June 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 3: Mindfulness and Weight Loss

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
$20.00
Research supports the idea that being mindful of what we eat and how we move makes a difference in how much we weigh. This continuing education course describes mindless eating and the common triggers of automatic eating, identifies the key elements of mindful eating, and shares simple exercises for developing mindful eating. Learn why self-compassion supports health behavior change and the core principles and outcomes of mindful weight loss or health interventions. This course will help change the way you and your clients view trigger foods forever. View Details

May 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 4: Mind-Body-Spirit News, and Communication Skills for Mind-Body Professionals

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
$20.00
This continuing education course covers some of the latest mind-body-spirit news as well as the constructive skills for mind-body fitness professionals. View Details

May 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 1: Fitness and Nutrition News

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
$20.00
Find out what’s new in the world of fitness and nutrition with this continuing education course. Discover how First Lady Michelle Obama tackles childhood obesity and how sports participation in youth holds long-term benefits for women. Find out if diet is linked to depression, whether taking vitamin B can actually cure those hangover blues and why it’s best to stop gobbling your grub in order to keep those pesky pounds off. So much great information available in one course! View Details

April 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 1: Fitness and Nutrition News

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NETA 1.00 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
$20.00
Catch up on the latest fitness and nutrition news with this continuing education course. Learn several snapshots of information in one reading with these media morsels. View Details

April 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 4: Mind-Body News and The Pilates Chair

ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NCEP 1.00 Units, NETA 1.00 CECs, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs
$20.00
This continuing education course covers some of the latest mind-body news as well as the versatility of the Pilates chair. Some of the news topics covered include: how Pilates can improve shoulder stability, how workplace tai chi can be economical and effective, how meditation can benefit college students, and how qigong practice may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes. View Details