November 2016


Coaching The Whole Family
Why nutrition and fitness pros need to work with moms, dads and kids together—and how to do it.
Exercise & Cancer
Research is uncovering promising data on how physical activity helps the body and mind heal—and prevent—this deadly disease.

Personal Training

Letting The Client Take The Wheel
Client Success Story: Harold Gibbons believes that giving clients the power to control their programs is the secret to their success.
Starting A Podcast
Fitness Entrepreneur: Will a podcast help your fitness business?
Ankle Sprains: What Can Personal Trainers Do To Help?
Ex Rx: Find out how to help clients recover from an injury and prevent the next one.
tricks of the trade "For Client Strength Training, Do You Focus More On Loaded Movement Or On Fixed, Machine-based Weights? Or Do You Use Both?"


Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.

Group Exercise

Care, Don’t Overshare
Skills & Drills: Be thoughtful and selective in what you talk about when you're teaching.
Ditch The Crunches: A Cardio Routine That Targets The Core
Core: Work the core with compound movements and a little cardio push.
Sample Class: Cycling For Teens
Class Take-Out: Introduce a new generation to the many benefits of exercise.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Buzz: Stay on the cutting edge with these classes that kick things up a notch.


The Benefits Of Private Yoga Sessions
Inner IDEA: One-on-one yoga sessions offer a mindful approach to personal training.

In Every Issue

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Making News
The Emerging Case Against Antioxidant Supplements
Research: New studies suggest exercise and healthy diet combined are the elusive magic bullet.
One Size Does Not Fit All
Bridging the Gap: Dan Kleckner has discovered that achieving long-term client success requires balancing individualized programming with each client's lifestyle demands.
Recovery Technology: Completing The Training Picture
Fitness Technology: New tools let users dive into data that shows them the sweet spot between optimum recovery and optimal effort.
IDEA Codes Of Ethics For Fitness Professionals
Code of Ethics: IDEA's code of conduct for group fitness instructors, personal trainers, owners and managers has withstood the test of time.
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Pregnancy And Exercise Myths
IDEA Fitnographic: Set the record straight with pregnant clients so they can feel good about working out with you.

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