December 2017


Protecting The Aging Brain
Research confirms that exercise and a healthy lifestyle are crucial to preserving cognitive functions and potentially staving off dementia.
Best Apps For Creating Images And Videos On Social Media
Polished, professional-looking imagery helps your social posts grab attention and makes people more inclined to share.
When Eating Isn’t Simple
Understand the differences between eating disorders and disordered eating, and learn what you can do to support clients.

Personal Training

Shoulder Pain And Injury Prevention
Ex Rx: These exercises can help your clients build strength, prevent damage and ease pain in their shoulder joints.
From Stroke To Strength
Functional Aging: Helping stroke survivors means tapping into the brain’s natural rewiring process.
The Importance Of Introductory Offers
Profit Center: Attract new clients with a low-cost initial program.


Lessons From 40 Years Of Dietary Guidelines For Americans
Nutrition: Evolution of the DGA reflects advances in nutrition science and shifts in the nation’s dietary habits.
Understanding Overeating
Nutrition: Research says it’s time to stop pushing willpower and start asking why clients eat too much.
“Detoxing” Requires Guts!
Nutrition: Good food and hydration, plus the human body’s built-in detox brilliance, promote the optimal digestion and absorption at the core of your clients’ nutritional fitness.

Group Exercise

Sample Class: Cardio-Strength Circuit
Class Take-Out: Give participants a creative and effective fitness sampler.
Hit The Hips!
Ignite: Prepare an often-underappreciated area of the body for intense activity.
9 Ways To Elevate The Group Fitness Experience
Skills & Drills: The next time you head to class with a great playlist and program, think about how to make your attendees feel.

In Every Issue

Getting Better At Recovery
Research: Research supports many of today’s popular recovery strategies, while pointing to new discoveries for improving individual and team sports in the future.
The Functional Movement Screen And Active Older Clients
Research: By identifying asymmetries, this assessment can help older exercisers avoid falls and lead healthier, more active lives.
Protein Supplements: Which “Whey” To Go?
Research: Understanding the differences between major animal- and plant-based protein supplements.


Control Your Moods, Achieve Your Goals
Inner IDEA: A practical guide to keeping emotions in check so you get results.
Alzheimer’s And The Joy Of Exercise
Inner IDEA: Creative exercise ideas for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease.
Mindful Or Mind Full?
Inner IDEA: Techniques to help clients reduce daily distractions.

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