Longing for Lung FactsRead some respiration information about the lungs you may not know.
Meet an IDEA Team Member: Kathleen FergusonGet to know our Brand Strategist, Kathleen Ferguson.
Kickin’ Cooldown: Post-Kickboxing StretchesHelp maintain flexibility and alleviate tension with these post-kickboxing stretches.
Sample Class: Mindfulness and StrengthCross-training that combines challenging strength exercises with mindfulness and gentler movements to improve flexibility and balance.
How to Master the 5 a.m. Time Slot for Fitness ClassesHave a solid plan in place when teaching early-morning fitness classes.
Career Advancement for EveryoneOpportunities to build a career that thrives and inspires abound at the IDEA® World Convention.
IDEA Member Spotlight: May 2019Each month this section briefly focuses on a few IDEA members who stand out in the crowd.
U.S. Life Expectancy Continues to DeclineWhy are Americans dying younger?
Pilates Helps AdolescentsPilates improves muscle flexibility in adolescents with back pain.
Maternal Stress and Overweight GirlsPerceived stress in mothers can influence daughters' weight.
Fitness Training Reduces C-Section RiskNew findings on the impact of exercise on childbirth.
Bigger Belly, Smaller Brain?Body fat and brain health may be related.
Question of the Month: May 2019Positive body talk and body shaming language?
More Long-Term Aerobic Fitness BenefitsHigher fitness levels equal less heart disease risk.
Fitness Pros Influence Body SatisfactionComments by group exercise instructors affect women.
Rewards of Lifelong ExerciseIs regular exercise the key to maintaining youthfulness?
Packaging can extol virtues of olive and sunflower oils.
A low-carb diet may help people keep weight off, researchers suggest.
Blood Pressure, Diet and AgingComparison of South American tribes' diets suggests western influence—not age—pushes blood pressure higher.
USDA finds a worrisome number of failed poultry processor inspections.
When Fruit Is Not Really Fruit on Food LabelsNutrition experts want better rules for labels claiming fruit or vegetable content.
Some diets reduce risk of depression, studies suggest.
New research links omega-3 fatty acids to better health in older Americans.
Gut Hormone Ghrelin May Derail Healthy EatingStudy links hunger hormone response to the aroma of appetizing foods.
Why you need to push past the limits of pulling heavy weight with a barbell by using the compound movements of variable deadlifts and deadshifts.
Explore the game-changing work of a health and wellness coach, and learn how to become one.
What you should tell your clients about the multifaceted benefits of exercise, based on guidance from the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee.
Use these easy-to-adopt lifestyle choices to help older clients improve their health and fitness.
Lifting weights triggers changes at the molecular level that improve human metabolism and thwart chronic disease.