November 2014


10 Things Fitness Pros Need To Know About The Affordable Care Act
The ACA’s push for prevention in health care presents opportunities for well-trained fitness professionals.
Total Joint Replacement: Knee And Hip
When symptomatic osteoarthritis requires arthroplasty, it's crucial to know how best to help clients and to work with allied health professionals.
IDEA Home Study

Personal Training

Foundations Of New-Client Training
Client Success Story: Gradual changes and education helped this client take the reins on her self-improvement journey.
Retirement Planning For Personal Trainers
Fitness Entrepreneur: Are you investing for a healthy financial future?
Downhill Skiing: Increase Performance, Prevent Injury And Attract New Clients
Ex Rx: It is essential to understand anatomy and how to design exercises specific to the needs of skiers.
tricks of the trade “If There Were One Thing You Could Change In The Fitness Industry, What Would It Be?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.

Group Exercise

Make Them Stay!
Skills & Drills: How do you encourage students to participate until the end of class?
Find Your Center In The Water
Core: Use the unique properties of the pool to take participants through a great core challenge.
Sample Class: Twisted!
Class Take-Out: Target trunk stability and rotational strength in this focused class.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Bring in new members with a wide variety of offerings.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
A Reiki Primer For Fitness Professionals
Inner IDEA: Can this stress-relieving healing technique complement traditional exercise program design?

In Every Issue

fitness forum Smiles From The 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention™
warm-up A Bundle Of Extras To Close The Year
Making News
Cardiovascular Exercise Improves Memory
Research: Research: Recent studies explore how exercise triggers mechanisms in the brain that influence long and short-term memory.
Leveraging Change In The Workplace
Bridging the Gap: Gregory Florez discusses how, for many, the occupational environment is both the cause of and the solution to obesity.
codes of ethics IDEA Code Of Ethics: Group Fitness Instructors, Personal Trainers, Owners And Managers
fitness handout Functional Training For Pregnancy
idea fitnographic Top Fitness Facility Amenities

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