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Fitness Journal
 October 2018

Fitness JournalFitness Journal - October 2018
Never Skip a Beat!
Discover something new about the human heart.
Sample Class: The Playground
It's never too late for recess!
Cool Down With Reciprocal and Autogenic Inhibition Techniques
Help participants achieve greater flexibility with science-based moves.
A Setup for Successful Subbing
Here's how to avoid the pitfalls of substitute teaching and make the best of a challenging situation.
Getting to the Heart of Pre-Exercise Screening
Here's how to avoid the pitfalls of assessing clients' risk of cardiovascular disease.
IDEA World Fitness Award Recipients
Celebrating veteran fitness pros and their impact on the world.
A Defense Against Age-Related Slowing
The right kind of exercise can limit the biological damage created by a loss of function.
An Action Plan to Combat Adolescent Obesity
Use these 5 “rules” for coaching teens on better health.
Mindful Exercise in the Pool
Water fitness is ideal for mind-body movement.
IDEA Member Spotlight
Each month this section briefly focuses on a few idea members who stand out in the crowd.
Question of the Month
Do you make a point to limit social media use?
The Peak of Fitness
A small group of dedicated athletes tackle a challenging cycling trip through Italy's Dolomites.
Question of the Month
Will Serving Up Calorie Counts Make a Difference?
Food, Not Pills
Eat. Real. Food. It's that simple
Plant Foods Are Good for Our Gut Bugs
Feed yourself—and your microbiome—a wide range of plants to increase your body's microbial diversity.
Belly Fat vs. Vitamin D
More body fat around the middle in adults correlates with poor vitamin D status.
Time to Snub the Clubs?
Volume discount vs. voluminous waistline? If you buy more, you'll probably eat more!
Snacks Are a Workplace Hazard
Spare your family and co-workers health hazards during the Halloween-New Year eating season by providing more healthful choices.
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