Renew Your Passion For Training At The 2010 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™
Elevate your game with the top education in the industry, and rediscover your love for the journey of change.
Creative Total-Body Exercises
Use a science-based system to unlock a fun, full treasure chest of moves for clients.
The Painful Lumbar Spine
Cause, consequence and therapeutic exercise for lower-back issues.

Personal Training

Sports Training For The Older-Adult Athlete
Client Success Story: Sometimes the simplest programs offer the grandest rewards.
Seeking Little Pearls Of Business Wisdom
Personal Trainer Entrepreneur: Learn to harness the knowledge of your business-savvy personal training clients.
Core Stability For Enhanced Daily Function
Ex Rx: Instruct clients to perform this core warm-up program each morning for optimal results in—and out of—the gym.


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Celiac Disease, Diet And Lifestyle
Nutrition: Learn how dietary and behavioral changes can spell relief for people with celiac disease.

Group Exercise

How To Really Teach To Beginners
Group Ex Skills & Drills: A strategy to help you connect authentically with people unfamiliar with movement.
Preparing For A Knockout Class
Ignite: Use this boxing-themed warm-up to get students ready for crosses, jabs, hooks and upper cuts.
Sample Class: Done In 30 Minutes
Class Take-Out: Give participants a challenging workout in less time.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Fusions, dance-based classes and new versions of old offerings highlight group fitness schedules across the country.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
If You Don't Mind, It Really Does Matter
Inner IDEA: Creative research reveals the power of the mind to influence how we age.

In Every Issue

fitness forum Where Have All The Men Gone?
Making News
Small Changes And The Obesity Epidemic
Research: Can obesity be decreased in incremental steps?
Attribution Theory
Senior Fitness: You can help your older clients rethink their self-defeating approach to fitness.
fitness handout Pilates: Aid For Low-Back Pain