Stretching--A Research Retrospective - November 2009 IDEA Fitness Journal
November 2009

CEC Research Section

Fitness For Cancer Survivors
Research supports the benefits of exercise for clients who have cancer—here’s how best to leverage the research for programming.
From A Fitness Client To A Wellbeing
Coaching through the lens of consciousness.
Stretching—A Research Retrospective
An in-depth analysis of the myths, truths and controversies.

Personal Training

Fitness, Friendship And The Autistic Teen
Client Success Story: Working with special-needs clients requires patience, knowledge and compassion.
Creating A Successful Internship Program
Profit Center: How to increase your bottom line and educate fellow fitness pros.
Biomechanic Basics For Safe, Effective, Efficient Workouts
Ex Rx: Use your knowledge of biomechanics to design, implement and lead exercises that will help your clients achieve their goals.
tricks of the trade How Much Do You Charge For Your Personal Training Services? How Did You Arrive At This Price Point?


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
10 Super Nutrients You've Never Heard Of
Nutrition: Be prepared when your clients start asking questions about the promising health benefits of these potent plant compounds.

Group Exercise

Tips For Teaching A Special-Needs Participant
Group Ex Skills & Drills: Have a game plan ready for when a disabled person comes to class.
Cut To The Core
Core: Stimulate the core muscles to activate and stabilize, using two readily available pieces of equipment.
Sample Class: Zoomer Boot Camp
Class Take-Out: Appeal to active Baby Boomers with an intense, fun circuit that is also easy on the joints.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Plug programs in to fun and freedom so participants can fly high.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Pilates On The Ball
Inner IDEA: Beginner, intermediate and advanced Pilates exercises using the stability ball.

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