October 2014


2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention™: Fuel Your Dream—With Passion!
This annual health, fitness and nutrition extravaganza inspired and educated over 12,000 in its largest, most diverse program and expo hall to date.
Men's Health Research Review
What do studies conclude about male-centric wellness issues?
IDEA Home Study

Personal Training

Pre- And Postnatal Training
Client Success Story: Getting fit for her family was Michelle’s primary motivation for hiring a personal trainer.
Sparks Of Inspiration
Profit Center: A roundup of 6 innovative programs for different markets.
Seniors And Self Myofascial Release
Senior Fitness: Trainers need to adapt their technique when working with the connective tissue of older adults.
tricks of the trade “What Do You Need To Consider When Training Perimenopausal, Menopausal Or Postmenopausal Women?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.

Group Exercise

How To Make The Most Of Express Classes
Skills & Drills: Rely on your knowledge of exercise physiology and biomechanics to help you create the best results in the shortest amount of time.
Stretching That Works For Men
Ebb: Help your male participants reach common areas of hip inflexibility with resistance bands.
Sample Class: Double Step Conditioning
Class Take-Out: Get creative with two step platforms for a full-body exercise experience.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Get your clients’ hearts pumping with these intense class offerings.


Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
The Skinny On Happiness
Inner IDEA: By changing the “why” behind workouts, we can change our clients’ perception of fitness.

In Every Issue

fitness forum Is Health Coaching In Your Future?
warm-up 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention™
Making News
Is “Bad” Fat Now “Good”?
Research: While a recent study questions common advice on avoiding saturated fats, there’s ample science to support limiting these fats in our diets.
Fitness As Pharmacy
Bridging the Gap: Gregory Degnan, MD, believes successful integration of fitness pros into the healthcare continuum requires collectively stepping up our level of training, education and certification.
Part 2: Mobile Apps For Your Clients
Fitness Technology: Recommending and using mobile apps with your fitness clients can boost their overall experience of health and fitness.
fitness handout A Gut Feeling
idea fitnographic Health & Fitness Tech Trends

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