December 2013Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - December 2013
Consuming proteins can help people lose weight, but most people don't need more of it in their diets.
Should You Freestyle or Prestyle?Review the pros and cons of teaching “freestyle” and prechoreographed classes, and learn new tricks from each method.
Recent research shows why nuts, fresh fruits and uncooked foods can be attractive choices for weight-conscious clients.
Giving safe, effective adjustments in class requires sensitivity and skill.
These demanding workouts offer benefits, but there are safety concerns.
Careful preparation and specific strategies can help trainers succeed with autistic athletes.
Research shows that the right mix of tunes inspires participants and is a boon to programming.
Fitness pros can take a leading role in helping U.S. children become healthier.
Core Off the FloorTake core training vertical.
Exercise can help people with emphysema, chronic bronchitis and other ailments caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Sample Class: Triple TOffer students maximum results in minimum time with high-intensity interval training.
How to help wean your clients from unhealthy processed foods.
Selling Yourself (Without Selling Out)How to create an online presence that feels true to yourself—and your business.
High-rep and repetitive exercises can produce serious complications, particularly in those who are just getting started.
Practiced wisely, certain yoga poses can help postpartum women avoid years of weakness in the pelvic floor and the abdominal wall.
Research explores how exercise can protect against the harmful effects of chronic stress.
Top-notch Pilates professionals speak out about keeping seniors injury-free.
Why “senior fitness” is dead, and why every exercise needs to match what older clients can do, not how long they have lived.