December 2015Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - December 2015
What are the best exercises for keeping bones and muscles strong as we age?
Answering client questions about nutrition and prevention.
Could the traditional advice for this exercise mainstay be leading your clients astray? Research provides answers.
Is integrative training the way of the future?
Study presents options for time-pressed clients.
Low-income clients deserve a chance to enjoy power-packed meals. Here's how to help them out.
Flexibility and understanding are the watchwords for fitness professionals.
Whatever their skill level, your clients and class participants will benefit from these powerful training tools.
How to Deal With Class CliquesSometimes high-school drama finds its way into the group exercise studio.
Nutrition: How to stay within scope of practice while using proven motivational techniques.
Why Instructions Don't Get Through to Your Clients—and How to Fix It.
Shift your focus from the negative connotations of obesity to the positive life force of nontraditional sports training.
Sample Class: Farmhand FitnessIntegrate these full-body movements into your class to boost functional strength and power.
Coping With Instructor BurnoutParticipants aren't the only ones who need to take a break from time to time.
Learn about the eating plans your clients may be on or may be contemplating—and how to address the pros and cons of each.
Thinking Outside the Gym BoxBack-to-basics training on obstacle courses invigorates a rising fitness trend.
Applying force to lengthening muscle has broad benefits for the elderly and for people with chronic diseases, researchers are finding.
Teach your clients to break the cycle of pain by undoing bad mental habits.