– March-April 2021
CECs this issue:
Common causes of chronic inflammation—and what you can do about it.
The Essential Role of Fitness and Physical Activity: Hope for the Future
From a world of disruption, fitness professionals can emerge as leaders in the next evolution of health and well-being.
The latest news and research on a variety of health and fitness topics.
Research shows the important relationship between maximal oxygen consumption and cardiometabolic health—and circuit weight training can help.
Physiological changes to the neuromuscular system are a normal part of aging, but they can affect the human movement system in ways we’re not used to.
Client Success: The Mom Code
Working with teenagers brings special challenges—and spectacular joys.
Food For Thought
Recent news and research on food and nutrition topics.
Class Takeout: Sample Class: Tape-Box Workout
Create and teach individual “blocks” of intensity.
Ebb: Stretches After Sitting All Day
Lead cooldown stretches that take increased screen time and sitting into account.
Skills & Drills: Cycling Class Connection
How do instructors get students in the zone?
Recovery: Turn Up Mindful Exercise to Turn Down Stress
Amplify the tension-taming benefits of exercise with these tips for raising physical and mental awareness in your sessions.
Editor's Letter: Is Fitness Essential?
Meet an IDEA Team Member: Meet a Team Member: Sarah Kolvas
Get to know IDEA's associate editor, Sarah Kolvas.
IDEA Body Lab: Breaking Down Salivary Glands
Learn more about what makes your mouth water.
Fitness Handout: Make Better Nutrition a Lifestyle
Motivate yourself to eat more healthfully.