August 2012IDEA Fitness Journal - August 2012
Diet and exercise create a glow you can’t get from a bottle.
Italian study weighs the value of breakfast before exercise.
How to turn flexibility, social interaction and wellness vision into a winning fitness strategy.
What video games teach us about motivating clients.
What science says on the latest claims about weight loss supplements.
Using biofeedback tools in the training environment can help clients develop self-motivation and exercise adherence.
The Pros and Cons of Being a Hobby InstructorPart-time status doesn’t necessarily go hand in hand with lack of professionalism.
Core Strength With KettlebellsTry these basic moves to add variety to your next class.
Improving poor breathing patterns can go a long way toward helping clients excel in their physical pursuits.
Mindfulness Practice: Empowering Fragmented Teens to Become WholeThrough innovative programs, youth discover their inner selves, face fears and embrace personal power.
Sample Class: Jump Rope CircuitCreate a total-body workout using three simple pieces of equipment.
Creating a Profitable Fitness FranchiseDiscover the ingredients you need to turn your fitness business into a recipe for success.
Studies find we mimic the habits of our closest companions.
A look at the science of high-intensity interval training.
The Fast-Food FallacyWhy slow food beats fast food hands-down as the true value meal.
Research is proving that your mind and body can be significantly improved with resistance training.
Good intentions aren’t enough. So what works?
The talk test may be a breath of fresh air for future measurements of intensity.
Take an educated, purposeful approach when designing programs for a special population that is growing in size and needs focused attention.