April 2014


Recovery: The Rest Of The Story
Why the time after we exercise is more important than the workout itself.
Anaerobic Metabolic Conditioning
What happens during anaerobic training, and how can personal trainers best implement this type of program with clients?
Fuel Your Passion At The Must-Attend Fitness Event Of The Year
Transform Your Future at the 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention, August 13-17, in Anaheim, California.
IDEA Home Study

Personal Training

Losing Weight With Online Training
Client Success Story: Beth desperately wanted to improve her health, so she hired the best trainer she knew—her niece.
Personal Training For Tennis Players
Profit Center: This specialty area could be a grand slam for your business.
Peripheral Arterial Disease And Exercise For Older Adults
Senior Fitness: How a walking regimen improves fitness and reduces pain caused by poor blood flow in the legs.
tricks of the trade "How Do You Assess Older Adults When They Start Training With You?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Intermittent Fasting: A Primer
Nutrition: Does it make sense to take extra-long breaks between meals? The research is intriguing, but inconclusive.

Group Exercise

LEAD Or Get Out Of The Way
Skills & Drills: Review and rethink the reasons why you’re a group fitness instructor—and help participants reach higher goals.
Roll Out To Warm Up
Ignite: Introduce self-myofascial-release techniques to class during the warm-up.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Expand your clientele by offering a variety of multipurpose classes.
Sample Class: The Perfect Party Ride
Class Take-Out: Keep participants active and engaged with a segmented ride.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Pilates For Larger Bodies
Inner IDEA: Practical advice on extending the benefits of Pilates to the overweight population.

In Every Issue

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Making News
Exercise Benefits People With Osteoarthritis
Research: Moderate resistance training and aerobic workouts do the most good, studies find.
Making Realistic Lifestyle Changes
Bridging the Gap: Wayne Westcott, PhD, points to strong role modeling, resistance training, and interventions by health and fitness professionals as keys to reducing obesity.
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