August 2010Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - August 2010
Sample Class: Bounce!Recreate recess with medicine ball drills.
Research supports the benefits of exercise for clients who have cancer—here’s how best to leverage the research for programming.
An in-depth analysis of the myths, truths and controversies.
The Elephant in the Room: Nutrition Scope of PracticeWhere do fitness professionals draw the line when it comes to dishing out diet and nutrition advice?
Refine Your CuingCommunication involves more than simply speaking into a microphone.
Use compassion and sound Pilates principles and techniques to empower obese clients and help them find their centers.
Women can increase bone health while decreasing the chances for injury or disease.
Sample Class: Pool Circuits for Older AdultsShare inspired intervals with seniors.
Behave Yourself!Boundary setting—a look at the client-trainer relationship.
Brand Identity ConfusionWith the pressure to know multiple class formats, now more than ever group fitness instructors can benefit from personal branding.
Shake Up Your Warm-UpA dance-inspired warm-up can be a tremendous boost to any class format.
Yes! You Do Burn Fat During Resistance ExerciseThere is now concrete evidence that fat is being used as a fuel during and after resistance training.
Off-Center Ball TrainingUse asymmetrical and unilateral movements to create new core challenges in your ball workouts.
What athletes should consider in order to achieve optimal physical performance.