The Wellness Culture: Self-Responsibility At Last - October 2009 IDEA Fitness Journal
October 2009


The Wellness Culture: Self-Responsibility At Last
Take advantage of shifts in public policy and cultural consciousness and let your services shine.
Inspire: Be The Change!
The 2009 IDEA World Fitness Convention™ highlighted and celebrated the diversity of our industry today.
Leaders That Make A Difference
Strength, courage & unfaltering determination help IDEA’s 2009 award recipients Inspire the World to Fitness®.

Personal Training

Pilates For All Abilities
Client Success Story: Laura Gideon modified her Pilates program to handle a unique client.
Creating A Name And Logo
Personal Trainer Entrepreneur: Help your business succeed with a name and logo that will strike a chord with clients.
The Fat-Burning Zone
Ex Rx: Myths, facts and suggestions for burning fat faster and more efficiently.
tricks of the trade How Do You Compensate Or Reward Trainers For A Job Well Done?


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Sustainable Farming And Fitness: A Perfect Fit
Nutrition: How to help make your clients and the planet healthier.

Group Exercise

So Much Equipment, So Much Fun
Group Ex Skills & Drills: No matter what equipment you have access to, make the most of it and give members a great workout.
Drifting In Different Planes
Ebb: Wind down your class with Pilates-inspired movements.
Sample Class: Bricks For Breakfast
Sample Class: Help participants refine their triathlon transition times.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Fusion classes and oldies but goodies still inspire members.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Yoga Fundamentals: Pose By Pose
Inner IDEA: Know the essential themes that yoga teachers must understand, and take a fresh approach to basic poses, including bridge pose, downward-facing dog and triangle pose.

In Every Issue

warm-up Fighting The Good Fight
Making News
Too Much Sitting Is Hazardous To Your Health
Research: Even if you’re active, you still need to get up every so often.
Balance For Baby Boomers And Seniors
Senior Fitness: Understanding balance and instability in older adults can help you design effective programs from the ground up.
fitness handout Exercises For Travelers
Revving Things Up In Russia
World Beat: Russians say “da” to fitness.