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April 2014

Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - April 2014
Fuel Your Passion at the Must-Attend Fitness Event of the Year
Transform Your Future at the 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention, August 13-17, in Anaheim, California.
Making Realistic Lifestyle Changes
Wayne 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 Ride
Keep participants active and engaged with a segmented ride.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Expand your clientele by offering a variety of multipurpose classes.
Roll Out to Warm Up
Introduce self-myofascial-release techniques to class during the warm-up.
LEAD or Get Out of the Way
Review and rethink the reasons why you're a group fitness instructor—and help participants reach higher goals.
Personal Training for Tennis Players
This specialty area could be a grand slam for your business.
Losing Weight With Online Training
Beth desperately wanted to improve her health, so she hired the best trainer she knew—her niece.
Anaerobic Metabolic Conditioning cec
What happens during anaerobic training, and how can personal trainers best implement this type of program with clients?
Recovery: The Rest of the Story cec
Why the time after we exercise is more important than the workout itself.
Exercise Benefits People With Osteoarthritis cec
Moderate resistance training and aerobic workouts do the most good, studies find.
Peripheral Arterial Disease and Exercise for Older Adults cec
How a walking regimen improves fitness and reduces pain caused by poor blood flow in the legs.
Pilates for Larger Bodies cec
Practical advice on extending the benefits of Pilates to the overweight population.
Intermittent Fasting: A Primer cec
Nutrition: Does it make sense to take extra-long breaks between meals? The research is intriguing, but inconclusive.