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Fitness Journal
– November-December 2021


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Training with a purpose at Personal Trainer Institute 2022
Training With a Purpose
IDEA® Personal Trainer Institute returns in person February 24–27, 2022, in Alexandria, Virginia.

Understanding Food Allergy, Intolerance and Sensitivity
Food reactivity issues seem to be on the rise: What does this mean for you and your clients, and how can you coach people to adopt appropriate nutritional solutions?

How COVID-19 Has Changed Eating Habits
Here’s what researchers say has shifted—and how we can help clients transition to healthier habits, starting today.

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Woman practicing breathwork
Headlines
The latest news and research on a variety of health and fitness topics.

Ex Rx: Breathwork Research and Application
Beginning exercisers and elite athletes alike may benefit from these breathing practices.

Research: Stress Physiology
Understanding and counteracting a health crisis.

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Man eating junk food
Food For Thought  
Recent news and research on food and nutrition topics.

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People in kickboxing class
Class Takeout: Sample Class: Song-Mapping for Kickboxing
Let music simplify the experience.

Ebb: Mobility Workout
Find connection and completion with these cooldown movements.

Skills & Drills: Thriving as an Introvert in an Extroverted Role
Not all group fitness instructors are in-your-face energetic, and that’s okay.

Inner IDEA: Celebrating Inclusive Holidays
As you plan your seasonal gatherings, how will you ensure that all feel welcome and represented?

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Diaphragm anatomy
IDEA Body Lab: Diagramming the Diaphragm
Find out more about this essential breathwork muscle.

Editor's Letter: Nourishment for All Seasons

Meet an IDEA Team Member: Meet a Team Member: Nicole Krum
Get to know our Inspired Service specialist Nicole Krum.