April 2014Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - April 2014
Fuel Your Passion at the Must-Attend Fitness Event of the YearTransform Your Future at the 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention, August 13-17, in Anaheim, California.
Making Realistic Lifestyle ChangesWayne Westcott, PhD, points to strong role modeling, resistance training, and interventions by health and fitness professionals as keys to reducing obesity.
Sample Class: The Perfect Party RideKeep participants active and engaged with a segmented ride.
Creative Ideas That InspireExpand your clientele by offering a variety of multipurpose classes.
Roll Out to Warm UpIntroduce self-myofascial-release techniques to class during the warm-up.
LEAD or Get Out of the WayReview and rethink the reasons why you're a group fitness instructor—and help participants reach higher goals.
Personal Training for Tennis PlayersThis specialty area could be a grand slam for your business.
Losing Weight With Online TrainingBeth desperately wanted to improve her health, so she hired the best trainer she knew—her niece.
What happens during anaerobic training, and how can personal trainers best implement this type of program with clients?
Why the time after we exercise is more important than the workout itself.
Moderate resistance training and aerobic workouts do the most good, studies find.
How a walking regimen improves fitness and reduces pain caused by poor blood flow in the legs.
Practical advice on extending the benefits of Pilates to the overweight population.
Nutrition: Does it make sense to take extra-long breaks between meals? The research is intriguing, but inconclusive.