June 2013


2013 IDEA Fitness Programs & Equipment Trends Report
Results show there is something for almost everyone when it comes to facility and equipment offerings across North America.
Digital Distractions
Is technology supporting or threatening our well-being?
Reinvent Yourself At The 2013 IDEA World Fitness Convention™, Los Angeles, August 7—11
Choose from over 350 sessions on the hottest topics in fitness and wellness—and get inspired to take your career in bold new directions.
2013 IDEA World Fitness Award Finalists
How veteran fitness pros are making a difference.
IDEA Home Study
Continuing education quizzes: Get up to 4 CECs quickly with quizzes from this issue.

Personal Training

Attitude Is Everything
Client Success Stories: Brent Richardson believes his client is capable of anything he sets his mind to.
Applying The PERMA Model
Senior Fitness: This 5-prong strategy helps people thrive by building their mental and social strength.
Resist Distractions And Maximize Productivity
Strategies to help self-employed fitness pros stay focused.
tricks of the trade “Do You Regularly Analyze Your Competition? Why Or Why Not? If So, How Do You Do It?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
The Stimulating Truth About Energy Drinks
They can boost performance, but concerns about health risks are on the rise.

Group Exercise

How To Create Outstanding Outcomes
Skills & Drills: Help participants overcome obstacles and enjoy consistent workouts.
Core Off The Floor
Core: Take core training vertical.
Sample Class: Jump Onboard
Class Take-Out: Layer plyometric moves to create a class that everyone can do.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Help members feel confident in their swimsuits this summer with high-intensity workouts.


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

In Every Issue

fitness forum Spelman College Cuts Sports Programs, Opts To Fund Fitness For All
warm-up Are You Digitally Distracted?
Member Spotlight
Challenge Inspires Yoga Sessions Worldwide
IDEA FitnessConnect: How a yoga instructor from Aruba started a movement, resulting in over 400,000 yoga sessions.
Making News
Helping The Chronically Short Of Breath
Research: Exercise can help people with emphysema, chronic bronchitis and other ailments caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Building Networks Of Nourishment
Bridging the Gap: Lawrence Biscontini, MA, talks about the importance of simplifying nutrition guidance and developing networks that support people’s efforts to lose weight.
fitness handout Getting Great Summer Skin
Meditation Boosts Wellness
IDEA Fitnographic: Quieting the mind and practicing presence carries innumerable benefits.

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