CEC Research Issue - November 2008 IDEA Fitness Journal
November 2008

CEC Research Section

The Science Of Water: Nature's Most Important Nutrient
Was your mother right when she told you to drink lots of water before going out to play?
Brain-Based Personal Training
Use tried-and-true learning styles and techniques to harness the power of the mind and motivate clients.
Exercise And The Inflammation Process
When the body's immune response gets stuck on overdrive, too much exercise can exacerbate the inflammation cascade.
IDEA Home Study
Test your knowledge and earn continuing education credits.

Personal Training

2009 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™: Get Ready To Elevate Your Game
Today’s competitive market and challenging economic climate mean you have to be at the top of your game—but do you know how to get there? Knowing the science will guide you in designing the best training regimen.
Schooling Clients On Health And Fitness
Personal Trainer Profile: Lauren Loper and her refurbished school bus help women learn what it takes to be fit.
Effective Cuing
Personal Training 101: Improve your communication by paying attention to learning styles and principles.
Do You Ever Give Your Clients Gifts Or Birthday Cards?
Tricks of the Trade: Q&A

Group Exercise

Pruning A Prima Donna Participant
Use proactive measures when dealing with a group exercise member who acts like a diva.
Making Connections
Generation Group XYZ: Students at Colorado State University have a chance to prepare early for a job in the fitness industry.
The Inner Pelvic Core
Core: Try simple three-dimensional moves to help participants effectively train their pelvic-floor muscles.
Sample Class: Cycle Diversion
Class Take-Out: Keep participants fully engaged with this stimulating, segmented ride.
Universal Highlights
Buzz: What’s the pulse of fitness from a few key spots around the globe?


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Spice Up Your Health
Nutrition: Herbs and spices not only enhance food’s flavor but may also bolster your health.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Pilates Cuing Is An Art
Inner IDEA: Industry leaders share their insights.

In Every Issue

Making News
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Eye On Legislation
Inspire the World to Fitness®: Discover how proposed federal legislation would help Americans improve their health, fitness and wellness.
Should You Be Facebook "Friends" With Clients?
Career Path: Discover the pros and cons of connecting to professional contacts on Facebook.
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