Volunteering: The Inner Light - November 2004 IDEA Fitness Journal
November 2004


Volunteering: The Inner Light
When it comes to giving back to your community, the love you take is equal to the love you make.

Personal Training

Trail Running
Ex Rx: Try this all-season training program that gets your runners off the pavement and into nature.
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Testing, Part II
PFT 101: Examining cardiorespiratory fitness testing modalities and protocols.
Building Business Through Referrals
PFT Profile: Joe Stankowski enjoys seeing the fitness bug spread among his clients’ friends and families.


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.

Group Exercise

Active Empowerment
Buzz: Take inventive cues from these classes.
Sample Class: Cardio Target Training
Class Take-Out: Take your kickboxing class to the next level.
No Equipment Required
Core: Go back to basics with these three exercises for the core muscles.
When Teaching "Failure" Leads To Success
Programs: Use a range of options and techniques when leading a multilevel group strength class.

CEC Research Section

Body Composition Assessment And Relationship To Disease
Learning various applications, methods and principles.
Exercise After-Burn: A Research Update
What effect do intensity, mode, duration and other factors have on calorie burning after exercise?
Using Glycemic Index To Improve Athletic Performance
Why carbohydrates can create responses that can hinder or help athletic performance.

In Every Issue

Making News
warm-up Protect Your Ethics
Inspirational IDEAs
Inspire the World to FitnessĀ®: What IDEA members are doing every day to Inspire the World to Fitness™.
Conflict Resolution Toolbox
Career Path: Cringe when conflict arises? Get three strategies for handling it successfully.
fitness handout Midlife Emotions And Weight Gain
Staying Centered During The Holidays
Just for You: Frazzled by the holidays? Learn how to stay calm during this frantic season.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Bust Stress With Pilates Principles
The mindful characteristics of Pilates make it an ideal way to remain placid in the churning ocean of life.