Understanding Muscles & Movement: From Theory To Practice - September 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal
September 2010


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Your Feet, Your Shoes, Your Choices
When you’re buying or recommending shoes, think about the way the foot functions and the importance of a strong foundation.
Understanding Muscles & Movement: From Theory To Practice
Retrain the musculoskeletal system to effectively and purposely process the ever-present forces of nature.
2010 IDEA Personal Training Programs & Equipment Trends
With average retention rates of 75%, IDEA personal trainers are leveraging the best of their programs and equipment to keep clients coming back for more.

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Personal Training

Teaching The Novice Exerciser
Client Success Story: An emphasis on teaching keeps Eric Taylor’s clients on the road to success.
Selling Personal Training Services With Flow
Personal Training Entrepreneur: Use your fitness education to help clients—and to make sales.
Turn Your Gym Into A Playground
Ex Rx: Clients and trainers will embrace changing “work-outs” into “play-outs.”
Tricks Of The Trade
Tricks of the Trade: What do you do if a client crosses professional boundaries (i.e., gets too close physically or talks about topics you are not comfortable with)?


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
A Primer On Food Journals
Nutrition: Using a food log can help clients improve food choices and eating behaviors that affect their body weight goals or exercise performance.

Group Exercise

Yoga Teaching Strategies For Cohesiveness
Group Ex Skills & Drills: Add a deeper element of meaning to your class designs, and help students help themselves.
Preparing For Instability
Ignite: Include the right warm-up moves to help the lower body transfer energy.
Sample Class: Biking The Boston Marathon
Class Take-Out: Share a classic race plan with indoor cycling participants.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz:: Remember the almighty fun factor when programming classes.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Pilates And The Science Of Human Movement
Inner IDEA: Top-notch professionals speak candidly about anatomy.