January 2016


Fit Tech For Kids: Boon Or Bust?
Experts discuss the pros and cons of integrating technology into children's exercise programming.
Epigenetics And Food
DNA does not determine our fate: Why diet and daily activities influence how genes do their jobs.
Personal Trainers: Add Power To Your Purpose
Enhance the success of your clients and your business by attending the IDEA® Personal Trainer Institute, February 25–28 in Alexandria, Virginia, or April 14–17 in Seattle.

Personal Training

Working With A Challenging Client
Client Success Story: Communication, adaptation and observation are necessary elements to working with a client with myriad physical issues.
Business On A Budget
Profit Center: How to open a personal training facility on a shoestring budget.
Keeping Seniors Motivated
Senior Fitness: The aging of the Baby Boomers guarantees that more trainers will be working with older exercisers. Here’s how to inspire them.
tricks of the trade “Why Did You Select The Name Of Your Business?”


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Tapping The Power Of Protein
Nutrition: Research suggests the time of day when we consume protein has a notable impact on its ability to rebuild muscle.

Group Exercise

How To Develop And Use Class Themes
Skills & Drills: Flex your creativity muscles and keep attendees motivated.
Mind-Body Warm-Up For Boot Camp
Ignite: Get your intense class off to a mindful, balanced start.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Keep fitness fun for all ages with these invigorating classes.
Sample Class: Jump & Glide
Class Take-Out: Merge plyometrics with fluid strength for an intense but accessible workout.


Peace, Love, Yoga
Inner IDEA: Help students to cultivate an inner practice.

In Every Issue

warm-up New Year’s Revolution For Club And Studio Owners
Making News
New Clues To Prevent Weight Regain
Research: Resistance training and NEAT are key to preventing weight regain and bolstering metabolic health.
Building Positive Client Experiences
Bridging the Gap: Active listening, coaching, and helping clients to identify roadblocks to success may be more critical than your program design, says Pete McCall, MS.
Is Movement Analysis Technology A Fitness Industry Game Changer?
Fitness Technology: Sensors that measure human movement with pinpoint precision open up broad opportunities (and risks) for fitness pros.
Product Showcase
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