Preventing Childhood Obesity
How can we make our programs more effective?

NLP: The “Soft” Science Of Communication
What nuances separate the good from the great instructor or the ordinary personal trainer from the extraordinary one?

Basic Accounting Principles For Fitness Professionals
Financial terms and accounting methods that go beyond simple debits and credits.

StepTube: The Next Wave?
Fitness professionals are using online video-sharing to showcase ideas, refine techniques and create an expanded community.
Handling Career Changes With Aplomb
Stories of fitness pros who successfully strategized career changes—and how you can do the same.

2008 IDEA Fitness Programs & Equipment Survey Overview
Our annual survey sheds light on how to expand your viewpoint—but not necessarily your budget—to serve a growing and evolving clientele.
2008 IDEA Health & Fitness Inspiration Awards™ Finalists
Celebrate the accomplishments of exceptional industry leaders.

Beating Burnout
How to combat common problems that can plague your career as a personal trainer.

The New View
What does the fitness industry look like from the younger generation’s perspective?

The Spa Way Of Life
If you are a team player with a passion for serving others, a spa career could be your calling.


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.

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Making News
Fitness Forum
Your feedback, concerns and insights.

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Through Their Eyes
Icons & Innovators: Icons and Innovators: Entrepreneur Bahram Akradi redefined the health club by taking a different perspective—the customer’s.