– Spring 2022
CECs this issue: 1-4
Anti-fat bias harms our clients—and us—in myriad and significant ways that our privilege and perspective may make it difficult to see. Here’s what the research shows, plus steps we can take to be more inclusive for clients of all shapes and sizes.
40 Future Fitness Trends to Grow Your Business
In honor of IDEA’s 40th anniversary, we sought out 40 ways the wellness revolution is impacting our industry and your business opportunities. We hope you have as much fun exploring them as we did collecting them.
The Major Roles of the Modern Group Fitness Manager
Think your facility is “managing just fine” without a group fitness manager? Time to challenge your perceptions and highlight this role’s impact on membership, retention, staffing, safety and more.
The latest news and research on a variety of health and fitness topics.
Spatial Awareness and Proprioception for Older Adults
Helping seniors regain balance and function through spinal stabilization.
A worthy and potential new horizon awaits.
Trainer Entrepreneur: Your Talent-Attraction Program
Six steps to building a top team.
Food For Thought
Recent news and research on food and nutrition topics.
Nutrition: Meal Prep Supersets: A Quicker Way to Eat Well All Week
This modern twist on batch cooking, modeled after training supersets, has you making a few staples at the same time so you can enjoy greater nutrition “gains” throughout the week.
Programming Power: Yoga Mobility and Stability for Pain
Use a simple formula to help participants manage pain.
Group EXpertise: Evolution in Pandemic Teaching
Group fitness instructors reveal the lessons, skills and experiences they gained during the pandemic.
Skills & Drills: Classes for the Masses: Gender Inclusivity
Learn how to make your classes welcoming to everyone.
Four case studies explore the individual variability of HRV.
Understanding why people stop exercising—and how to keep them going.
Can animals help clients thrive?
Fit Tech: Using Behavior Change Apps
Connect with your clients through technology.
Editor's Letter: Of Alchemy, Energy and Togetherness
Meet an IDEA Team Member: Meet an IDEA Team Member: Kelly Beck
Get to know our marketing and sales coordinator.
Fitness Handout: Water Walking Works
Research shows that hitting the pool can provide a wave of (effective) exercise fun.
Events: The #1 Fitness Event of the Year Returns in Person!
Attending 2022 IDEA® World in Las Vegas, July 20-24, is not a gamble, it’s a guaranteed win.