The Happiness Factor - June 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal
June 2012


The Happiness Factor
Is it time for the fitness industry to add happiness to the health equation?
Organize Your Mind For Client Success
Feeling frenzied? Implement these 6 "Rules of Order" and watch your creativity, productivity and emotional well-being improve. Your clients will thank you!
2012 IDEA World Fitness Award Finalists
Celebrating the careers of veteran fitness pros.
IDEA Home Study
Continuing education quizzes: Get up to 5 CECs quickly with quizzes from this issue.

Personal Training

Reasonable Expectations For Lasting Changes
Client Success Story: Sustainable behavior change does not happen with an “all-or-nothing” approach.
Boost Revenue: The 10-Day Fitness Program
Profit Center: Supercharge your business with an innovative training format.
Treadmill Training: Weighing The Pluses And Minuses
Ex Rx: Running on a treadmill is safe and convenient, with almost all of the fitness advantages of running outdoors.
tricks of the trade “Why Is Tapering Important Before Competition? How Do You Help Clients Taper Their Workouts During This Time?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Recipe For Great Summer Skin
Nutrition: Diet and exercise create a glow you can’t get from a bottle.

Group Exercise

A Magical, Musical Bike Tour
Group Ex Skills & Drills: Give your cycling class a rhythmic experience worth riding.
True Core Integration
Core: Focus on the diaphragm for improved abdominal strength and power.
Sample Class: Think With Your Heart
Class Take-Out: Get participants’ bodies and minds moving with a thoughtful class.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Use these schedule stars as a springboard for your own fun experiences.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.