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August, 2013

IDEA Fitness Journal - August, 2013
Sample Class: Jump Onboard
Layer plyometric moves to create a class that everyone can do.
The Stimulating Truth About Energy Drinks cec
They can boost performance, but concerns about health risks are on the rise.
Suspension Exercise for Older Adults cec
Use a multimodal approach to help aging adult clients regain key functional abilities.
How Can Exercise Help People Who Have Multiple Sclerosis? cec
Studies show mild-to-moderate workouts ease the strain of living with MS.
Standing Work on the Reformer cec
Practice standing work to strengthen the leg and hip muscles, improve balance and posture, and add variety to your workouts.
Diastasis Recti: When the Abs Don’t Come Together cec
Why you should know the biomechanics of abdominal separation.
Apps for Group Fitness Instructors
Let your smartphone or tablet be your ally as you organize your teaching schedule and prepare for class.
Dynamic Duos cec
It’s just good chemistry: Some foods do the body much more good when they work as a pair.
Medicine Ball Magic
Add variation and vector to your core exercises.
Energy Balance Update: Keep Moving! cec
Scientists respond to burning questions about food, exercise and weight loss.
Challenge Play: Connecting Exercise and Fun cec
Turning exercise into a game turns clients into players who have much more motivation to stay fit.
Optimal Recovery After Exercise: Nutrient Timing cec
Research provides deeper understanding of how ingesting the right nutrients at the right time can support an active lifestyle.
Carbohydrate Intake for Endurance Training: Redefining Traditional Views cec
What your clients need to know about “carb availability.”
Cycling Up cec
A strategy for enhancing clients’ physiological and psychological state.
Detox Diets: myths vs. reality cec
What you should know about cleanses and juice fasts.
Meditation: Push-Ups for the Brain cec
Should we be recommending meditation training to shape and tone the brain?
Excessive Thoracic Kyphosis: Much More Than Just Bad Posture cec
Stress, environment and many exercises can contribute to a hunched-over effect.