March 2014


Nutrition Matters: Separating Trends From Fads
This 2013 IDEA World Fitness Convention™ Panel Tackled the Biggest Issues for American Food, Nutrition and Diets.
How To Help Clients Beat Belly Fat
Look beyond the “eat less, exercise more” approach, and learn about hormonal physiology and strategic nutrition.
IDEA Home Study

Personal Training

Training For A Cause
Client Success Story: Sometimes the best motivation for getting in shape is helping someone else.
Battling Big Media
Fitness Entrepreneur: How to talk to your clients about disparaging health headlines in the news.
Mad For The Mud
Ex Rx: Tips for training clients for obstacle courses and mud races.
tricks of the trade “How Do You Get Clients Through Their Training Plateaus?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.

Group Exercise

Are You A Sound Friend Or A Sound Foe?
Skills & Drills: Instructors are the first line of defense when it comes to safe music levels.
Miniball Moments
Core: Challenge participants to connect with the core in different, fun ways.
Sample Class: Yoga On The Ball
Class Take-Out: Challenge participants with a flow sequence that incorporates a stability ball.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Help your clients keep their hearts strong and healthy.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Living Your Yoga: The Five Yamas Of Patañjali
Inner IDEA: Essential principles for guiding your actions with students and in everyday life.

In Every Issue

warm-up Feed Your Mind With Food And Nutrition Facts
Announcing The IDEA Workout Builder
IDEA FitnessConnect: Easily customize and share workouts with your clients.
Making News
Resistance Training Periodization In Women: New Insight For Training Design
Research: How shifting the timing of exercises and workouts can improve muscular strength.
Helping Clients To Take Small Steps
Bridging the Gap: Healthy lifestyles are coaxed and developed over time by adopting small changes that add up.
fitness handout Sleep And Exercise
idea fitnographic The Caffeine Fix

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