The Fast-Food Fallacy - January 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal
January 2012


The Fast-Food Fallacy
Why slow food beats fast food hands-down as the true value meal.
The Significant 7: Principles Of Functional Training For Mature Adults
Take an educated, purposeful approach when designing programs for a special population that is growing in size and needs focused attention.
Is There A Public Health Role For Fitness Professionals?
While public health officials are addressing the urgent need to make America healthier, fitness professionals are exploring exciting opportunities in public health.
Don’t Just Train—Train with A Purpose
At the IDEA 2012 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™, learn the latest on how to target your training for phenomenal results.
Your Vision For The Future Of Fitness
The top vision statements from fitness professionals, unveiled.
Continuing Education Quizzes
Get up to 4 CECs quickly with quizzes from this issue.

Personal Training

Understanding The Senior Client
Client Success Story: Carefully selected equipment and exercises help senior clients thrive.
Get On Online Radio
Fitness Entrepreneur: How to be the successful guest who lands bookings.
A New Twist To An Old Cardio Training Practice
Ex Rx: The talk test may be a breath of fresh air for future measurements of intensity.
tricks of the trade “What Special Populations Are Growing The Fastest In Your Personal Training Business? How Are You Serving Them?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.

Group Exercise

Maximizing Fitness Experiences With Minimal Fitness Equipment
Group Ex Skills & Drills: Use these trade-off ideas when you need to do more with less.
Cross-Train And Cross-Promote With Yoga
Ignite: Use this yoga-inspired, dynamic warm-up to introduce participants to other options on the schedule.
Sample Class: Cycling Power For The People
Class Take-Out: Use power training concepts to teach participants how to specialize and blast past self-imposed boundaries.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Offer a variety of intensity levels and time options.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
How Can Clients Keep Their New Year’s Resolutions?
Inner IDEA: Good intentions aren’t enough. So what works?

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Resistance Training Improves Mental Health
Research: Research is proving that your mind and body can be significantly improved with resistance training.
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