The Beat Goes On: The Effects Of Music On Exercise
A review of the research on the ergogenic and psychophysical impact of music—tempo, type and timing—in an exercise program.

Personal Training

Tricks Of The Trade
How do you increase your income once your client base is full?

Think Like An Athlete
PFT 101: Applying the principles of athletic training in your daily life just might provide the focus you need to succeed.
The Personal Trainer Headhunter
PFT Profile: Detailed evaluations, thoughtful consideration and a pool of top-notch trainers help Trina Lambe teach clients about living a healthy, active lifestyle.
10 Tips Toward Fitness Celebrity
Profit Center: You have the expertise, drive and ability to make it big.


It's Tea Time
This ancient beverage is steeped with flavor and numerous health benefits.

Group Exercise

Classes That Pop!
Buzz: Enliven your schedule with fun formats.
Sample Class: Body-Mind Fusion
Class Take-Out: Emphasize stability and mobility with a combination of disciplines.
Magic In The Moment
Ignite: Don't be afraid to add mindfulness to your kickboxing warm-up.
Joy In The Journey
IDEA presenter Carol Murphy talks about passion for movement and how helping others keeps her motivated.

Dealing With Divas
How to make your “superstar” realize that EVERYONE is a superstar.

In Every Issue

Kenneth Cooper, MD, MPH: Man On A Mission
Icons & Innovators: Nearly 40 years ago Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH, decided that fitness should be recognized as a key to health, longevity and disease prevention. He made his point, and his message matters more today then ever.
Spiced, Roasted Squash
Always On The Line
IDEA member Sonya Bruton takes personal development to new heights with telephone wellness coaching.
Fat Facts
Quit debating! To burn more fat, work harder or longer—or both.
Exercise And Menopause
Keep It Green
How to implement environmentally friendly practices in your work.
When Your Friend Becomes Your Supervisor
How to handle a potentially awkward situation with grace.

CEC Sports Conditioning Section

Do Ergogenic Aids Help Or Hinder Athletic Performance?
A review of the scientific research and the safety concerns regarding some of today’s most popular performance-enhancing dietary supplements.

Identifying, Understanding And Training Youth Athletes
Sports conditioning coaches are in a good position to help younger athletes perform at their peak.

Too Much Of 2 Good Things?
While some research has found that concurrent training may hinder endurance and strength training adaptations, certain protocols can render benifits.


Inner IDEA: Movement for a new millennium.