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August 2016

Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal- August 2016
Foam Roller Reset
Help students integrate the work they did in class.
The Science of Eating Better
These nutrition tips drawn from scientific studies can help your clients tune out dubious dietary advice.
Fall Prevention Strategies
Give your active-aging clients a research-based, muscular approach to help them prevent falls.
A 9-Step Plan for Starting a Walking Program
Why it's a great idea to start a walking program in your community, and how you can get moving on it.
Yoga Instructors on Every Corner?
Yoga participation is booming, but so is teacher training. Is it a concern or a benefit to have so many students on the teaching track?
Resistance Training and Diabetes: What’s Best?
Science helps to explain why weight training is a great option for type 2 diabetes prevention and management.
How to Turn Your Nonresponders Into Responders
Genetics helps explain why some clients do not respond to exercise. Fortunately, science has uncovered how to turn your nonresponders into responders.
Sample Class: Primal Yoga
Add functional movement patterns to sun salutation C and give students the chance to progress their practice.
Visualization as the #1 Mental Toughness Tool
Practical guidelines for using imagery to improve performance.
6 Simple Swaps for More Mindful Eating
Replace clients' mindless eating with mindless eating solutions for everyday life.
Which Is Better: A Live Class or a Virtual One?
Technology brings pros and cons to the group fitnessstudio experience.
Performing Under Pressure
Discover how to avoid “choking” in your fitness career.
Understanding and Translating Research
Getting to know key terminology and study methods can help you interpret research findings for your clients.
When Myofascial Release Gets Emotional
Sometimes self-massage tools like foam rollers release more than tight muscles and trigger points.
The Office Worker’s Workout
These exercises can help your desk-bound clients stay healthy and succeed on the job.
New Clues to Prevent Weight Regain
Resistance training and NEAT are key to preventing weight regain and bolstering metabolic health.
Tapping the Power of Protein
Research suggests the time of day when we consume protein has a notable impact on its ability to rebuild muscle.
Fit Tech for Kids: Boon or Bust?
Experts discuss the pros and cons of integrating technology into children's exercise programming.