November 2012


2012 Women’s Health Research Review
These studies will guide you toward custom programming for your female clients—from girls and teens to women in various stages of life.
Training Through The Transition
What does current research say about the effects of physical activity on perimenopause?
IDEA Home Study
Continuing education quizzes: Get up to 4 CECs quickly with quizzes from this issue.

Personal Training

Thriving After A Stroke
Client Success Story: When insurance runs out, a stroke victim switches from physical therapy to personal training.
Slashing For Profit
Fitness Entrepreneur: How to diversify your career by combining different jobs.
Tricks Of The Trade
What is the best strategy for getting clients to eat better before and during the holiday season so they don’t start the new year carrying extra weight?


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Let’s Move! A View From The White House
Nutrition: Sam Kass, the Obamas’ chef and the president’s senior policy advisor for healthy food initiatives, reflects on the work that’s been done through Let’s Move! and rolls up his sleeves for what’s yet to come.

Group Exercise

5 Tips For Teaching Teens
Skills and Drills: Help the teenaged population start adulthood on the right foot.
Postpartum Core Support
Core: Moves that help new moms rebuild their abdominal muscles.
Sample Class: Wake-Up Workout
Class Take-Out: Celebrate the morning with this energizing indoor cycling class.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: How many different ways can you motivate members to have more fun?


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
6 Ways To Renew Client Commitment
Inner IDEA: Research findings offer smart ways to motivate exercisers.

In Every Issue

warm-up Women: You Can’t Live Without ’Em
Maintaining Motivation
IDEA FitnessConnect: The IDEA Client Challenges tool adds fun and focus for clients.
Making News
The Not-So-Good News About “Good” Cholesterol
Research: And why there’s no substitute for fighting “bad” cholesterol.
Education Is Key In Eradicating The Obesity Epidemic
Bridging the Gap: Robyn Stuhr, MA, ACSM-RCEP, discusses women’s health issues and the non-weight-related benefits of physical activity.
fitness handout Friends’ Impact On Weight Loss