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August 2014

Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - August 2014
Understanding and Preventing Common Running Injuries
Clients who run need to know the precise causes of their aches and pains.
Loaded Movement Training
Whether for Joes or pros, farmers or city dwellers, could this be the missing link in our training and conditioning programs?
Mother Nature’s Gym
Science is discovering the benefits of exercising outdoors. Here's a look at ways to add outdoor activities to exercise programming.
Metabolic Effects of HIIT
Studies find high-intensity interval training protects against heart disease and shows promise for improving insulin sensitivity and controlling blood pressure.
Turning Talk Into Action on Nutrition and Diet
Understanding the basics of nutrition communication is key to motivating clients to change the way they eat.
Sample Class: The Perfect Party Ride
Keep participants active and engaged with a segmented ride.
Recovery: The Rest of the Story
Why the time after we exercise is more important than the workout itself.
Intermittent Fasting: A Primer
Nutrition: Does it make sense to take extra-long breaks between meals? The research is intriguing, but inconclusive.
How to Help Clients Beat Belly Fat
Look beyond the “eat less, exercise more” approach, and learn about hormonal physiology and strategic nutrition.
Living Your Yoga: The Five Yamas of Patañjali
Essential principles for guiding your actions with students and in everyday life.
Mad for the Mud
Tips for training clients for obstacle courses and mud races.
Shared Stretching
Pair up boot camp participants in this creative cool-down.
What Is Sarcopenia, and Can We Turn Back the Clock?
How to confront three forces that weaken muscle cells in the elderly.
Science and the Pilates Method
An evidence-based report on the effectiveness of Pilates training for healthy adults.
Reboot Your Boot Camp
Boot-camp instructors share their favorite ways to keep participants happy, engaged and well conditioned.
Go With Your Gut
Adding prebiotic and probiotic foods to your diet boosts beneficial bacteria and can improve overall health.
Building Exercise Self-Efficacy in Overweight and Obese Clients
Use short-term goals, partner games, open-ended questions and positive reinforcement to work through clients' difficulties.
The 3D Booty: Training the Glutes for Form and Function
Multidirectional movements offer a fresh approach to toning the butt.