August 2014Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - August 2014
Clients who run need to know the precise causes of their aches and pains.
Whether for Joes or pros, farmers or city dwellers, could this be the missing link in our training and conditioning programs?
Science is discovering the benefits of exercising outdoors. Here's a look at ways to add outdoor activities to exercise programming.
Studies find high-intensity interval training protects against heart disease and shows promise for improving insulin sensitivity and controlling blood pressure.
Understanding the basics of nutrition communication is key to motivating clients to change the way they eat.
Sample Class: The Perfect Party RideKeep participants active and engaged with a segmented ride.
Why the time after we exercise is more important than the workout itself.
Nutrition: Does it make sense to take extra-long breaks between meals? The research is intriguing, but inconclusive.
Look beyond the “eat less, exercise more” approach, and learn about hormonal physiology and strategic nutrition.
Essential principles for guiding your actions with students and in everyday life.
Tips for training clients for obstacle courses and mud races.
Shared StretchingPair up boot camp participants in this creative cool-down.
How to confront three forces that weaken muscle cells in the elderly.
An evidence-based report on the effectiveness of Pilates training for healthy adults.
Reboot Your Boot CampBoot-camp instructors share their favorite ways to keep participants happy, engaged and well conditioned.
Adding prebiotic and probiotic foods to your diet boosts beneficial bacteria and can improve overall health.
Use short-term goals, partner games, open-ended questions and positive reinforcement to work through clients' difficulties.
Multidirectional movements offer a fresh approach to toning the butt.