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April, 2013

IDEA Fitness Journal - April, 2013
Chanelle White
Member Since 2012 | West Cape May, New Jersey
Mac Dodds
Member Since 2006 | Lafayette, California
Kellie Walters, MS
Member Since 2006 | Fort Collins, Colorado
Daniel Omokha
Member Since 2009 | New York, New York
Meet People Where They Are
Melinda M. Manore, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM, shares thoughts on improving our diets and on reducing the risks of chronic diseases through the power of nutrition and movement.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Get members’ circulation going with some intense circuit training.
Sample Class: Yoga + Hip Hop = Fusion Fun!
Target the upper body and core with this upbeat fusion experience.
Movement and Tissue Preparation
Add load variability and tilting, lifting and shifting to your warm-ups.
Apps for Group Fitness Instructors
Let your smartphone or tablet be your ally as you organize your teaching schedule and prepare for class.
Selling Yourself (Without Selling Out)
How to create an online presence that feels true to yourself—and your business.
Doing the Impossible
After several surgeries, Jeff was told he would never fight again. His doctors were wrong.
Ask the RD cec
I was recently shopping at a natural food store and noticed jars of coconut oil sharing a shelf with the extra-virgin olive oil. I thought coconut oil contained high amounts of saturated fat and was considered an artery clogger. Has this oil reinvented itself?
Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: When Too Much Exercise Becomes Dangerous cec
High-rep and repetitive exercises can produce serious complications, particularly in those who are just getting started.
Yoga as Therapy for Postpartum Clients cec
Practiced wisely, certain yoga poses can help postpartum women avoid years of weakness in the pelvic floor and the abdominal wall.
Dynamic Duos cec
It’s just good chemistry: Some foods do the body much more good when they work as a pair.
Training for Mind-Body Resilience cec
Research explores how exercise can protect against the harmful effects of chronic stress.
Exploring Fibromyalgia: The Puzzling Pain-Fatigue Syndrome cec
Those who have it suffer terribly. Exercise can ease the pain, but the program must match the client’s tolerance.