Compassion And Consideration For Curves - April 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal
April 2012


Compassion And Consideration For Curves
Some easily implemented strategies for working with larger clients will make you a more effective professional.
Whole-Body Training: Warding Patterns
Reinforce how the body’s various systems “share responsibility” for producing stable motion with maximal efficiency.
BE: The Transformation At The 2012 IDEA World Fitness Convention™!
Come to beautiful San Diego to celebrate 30 years of industry progress—and create your own vision for a powerful future in fitness.
IDEA Home Study
Continuing education quizzes: Get up to 5 CECs quickly with quizzes from this issue.

Personal Training

The Late Bloomer
Client Success Story: Kurt Gillon’s 67-year-old client decides it’s time to focus on his health and fitness.
Whole-Body Strength Training Using Myofascial Lines
Ex Rx: Eight practical keys to understanding and training connective tissue.
tricks of the trade “What Book Have You Read That Has Most Profoundly Impacted The Way You Do Business?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Are Plant Sterols Important To My Diet?
Nutrition: How small amounts of certain foods can reduce cholesterol.

Group Exercise

The Core Of Creativity
Group Ex Skills & Drills: To draw in participants and help them succeed, go back to basics and refine how you communicate.
Rhythmic Water Warm-Up
Ignite: This dynamic approach will get your aquatic exercise participants moving, energized and ready to work.
Sample Class: Flash Mob Dance!
Class Take-Out: Turn up the volume on fun with these simple, inspiring moves.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Challenge participants to reach their personal best with classes that cater to their needs and goals.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Dynamic Group Reformer Harmony
Inner IDEA: Maximize efficiency and enjoyment by offering a Pilates reformer class that flows smoothly.
inner idea Dynamic Group Reformer Harmony: Web Extra

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warm-up Is Your IDEA FitnessConnect Profile Working For You?
Spreading The Word About Pilates And MELT
IDEA FitnessConnect: Using technology to connect with clients and fellow fitness pros.
Making News
Fat Burning Update
Research: What science says on the latest claims about weight loss supplements.
fitness handout The Stress, Eating And Exercise Equation