Best Of Issue - August 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal
August 2010


The Bare Bones
Women can increase bone health while decreasing the chances for injury or disease.
Protein Quality, Form & Function
What athletes should consider in order to achieve optimal physical performance.
Stretching—A Research Retrospective
An in-depth analysis of the myths, truths and controversies.
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.
Pilates For The Overweight Client
Use compassion and sound Pilates principles and techniques to empower obese clients and help them find their centers.

Personal Training

Creating Your Own Educational DVD
Profit Center: Discover the five steps to producing a new revenue generator.
Off-Center Ball Training
Exercise RX: Use asymmetrical and unilateral movements to create new core challenges in your ball workouts.
Behave Yourself!
Personal Training 101: Boundary setting—a look at the client-trainer relationship.
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Group Exercise

Brand Identity Confusion
Brand Identity Confusion: With the pressure to know multiple class formats, now more than ever group fitness instructors can benefit from personal branding.
Refine Your Cuing
Group Ex Skills & Drills: Communication involves more than simply speaking into a microphone.
Shake Up Your Warm-Up
Ignite: A dance-inspired warm-up can be a tremendous boost to any class format.
Sample Class: Bounce!
Recreate recess with medicine ball drills.
Sample Class: Pool Circuits For Older Adults
Sample Class: Share inspired intervals with seniors.


The Elephant In The Room: Nutrition Scope Of Practice
Nutrition: Where do fitness professionals draw the line when it comes to dishing out diet and nutrition advice?


Pilates For Low-Back Pain
Inner IDEA: With its gentle, whole-body approach to recovery, Pilates is a good choice for clients with back pain.

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Yes! You Do Burn Fat During Resistance Exercise
Research: There is now concrete evidence that fat is being used as a fuel during and after resistance training.
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