Going From Foodie To RD
How to beef up your fitness resumé with a formal nutrition education and a professional license.

Building The Bridge: A Career In Medical Fitness
Discover how you can become part of an exciting movement in the industry.

Franchising Your Fitness Business
As fitness professionals seek exciting ways to grow their business, franchising is making its mark in the industry.

Personal Training

Postpartum Exercise
Ex Rx: A targeted exercise program and proper body mechanics can help new moms deal with the physical challenges of motherhood.
"Mean Irene" And Her Talented Trainees
PFT Profile: Peace officers, youth athletes and “high-risk” college students make up a well-rounded spectrum of clients for Irene Lewis-McCormick.
Would You Ever Turn Down A New Client For Training?
Tricks of the Trade: Q & A section with experts discussing common challenges trainers face.


Happy, Healthy Holidays
Nutrition: Give your clients the best gift of all by sharing these strategies for surviving the season without gaining weight!

Group Exercise

Focus And Rhythm
Buzz: Draw from your personal passions when designing a program.
Body Circuit
Class Take-Out: You don’t need equipment to teach intense intervals.
Flex & Relax
Ebb: A mind-body cool-down perfectly caps almost any class.
Mover And Shaker
Master Class: Juliane Arney talks about how to keep class ideas fresh and why investing in yourself pays off.
Screening With Meaning
Put all prospective instructors through a detailed hiring and auditioning process before offering them a job.

High-Intensity Inspiration
Inspire the World to Fitness®: IDEA member Rich Carroll trans­formed personal tragedy into personal and professional fulfillment.
Bridging The Great Career Divide
Career Path: What it takes to span the two worlds of personal training and group exercise.
Injury Prevention For Triathletes


Yoga Boom!
Inner IDEA: Teach yoga to the Boomer masses one by one—and multiply your profits.