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December 2016

Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal- December 2016
Care, Don’t Overshare
Be thoughtful and selective in what you talk about when you're teaching.
The Emerging Case Against Antioxidant Supplements cec
New studies suggest exercise and healthy diet combined are the elusive magic bullet.
Fresh Insights on Fat cec
Fat tissues secrete proteins that influence diet and metabolism. What the latest science means to fitness pros.
What Is Mindfulness? cec
Understand the relationship between mind-body awareness and mindfulness and why this connection can be beneficial.
Plyometric cardio class
Sample Class: It Takes Two
Pair up participants for a great cardio workout.
Undoing Weight Bias Within Yourself cec
10 steps that will help fitness and wellness professionals acknowledge and dismantle negative beliefs about obesity.
Healthy Bones and Plant-Driven Diets cec
These foods will help you keep a veggie-focused approach without weakening your skeleton.
How to Help Golfers Improve Scores, Boost Performance, and Prevent Injuries cec
The key is to understand biomechanics of body rotation.
How HIIT Helps Endurance Athletes Improve Performance cec
Why short bursts of extreme exercise pay off in long-distance events like marathons and triathlons.
The Best Way to Market to Baby Boomers and Beyond cec
To connect with Baby Boomers and their elders, you have to target their interests and abandon stereotypes.
5 Creative Abs Exercises With Resistance Tubing
Use creative approaches to target core muscles and keep class interesting and effectual.
Treating Muscle Soreness: Heat or Cold? cec
Either therapy works better than no treatment at all, a 2015 study finds.
Finding the Courage to Lead
Forget the myth of the “fearless leader.” Embrace your fears and make a difference in others' lives.
Can Spices Help Suppress Appetite? cec
A research study examines whether capsaicin, the chemical that generates the heat in pepper-based spicy foods, can help curb appetite or promote weight loss.
Weight Loss for the Special-Needs Client
Mike Gorski's well-rounded approach resulted in a successful client—and a friend.
The Top 10 Reasons Your Clients Have Low Testosterone cec
Nutrition, physical activity and other lifestyle factors may hold the key to a better hormone profile.
A Handy Alternative to Counting Calories cec
Simplify dietary dilemmas by teaching clients to use their hands to control portion size.
Fight Aging With Brain Training cec
Neuroplasticity combines physical and mental exercises to strengthen brain power.