February, 2013IDEA Fitness Journal - February, 2013
Shawn ConnollyMember Since 2006 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Patrick A. PerrettaMember Since 2011 | New York, New York
Shawn FearsMember Since 2008 | Fairbanks, Alaska
Danielle VindezMember Since 1995 | Redondo Beach, California
Q&A: Ask The RDI've recently heard about the health benefits of raw dark chocolate. Isn't all chocolate raw?
Conquering the “Obesogenic” EnvironmentInterview Subject: Barbara A. Brehm-Curtis, EdD, shares thoughts on how fitness professionals can put healthy behaviors like eating well and exercising regularly within clients’ grasp.
Are You in the 100% Club?Get on the inside track with this enhancement to IDEA FitnessConnect.
Creative Ideas That InspireMake this year an active one with classes that fuse fun concepts.
Sample Class: Aqua JoggingSimplify moves, and challenge the cardiovascular system.
Cool Down With the Stability BallTry these challenging stretches with participants who are ready to up the ante.
10 Strategies for Motivating the Recreational AthleteHelp push participants past self-imposed boundaries.
Tricks of the Trade“What is the best way to ‘fire’ a client? Under what circumstances would you do this?”
How to Get on TVPerfect your pitch to earn a chance to appear on the small screen.
Training for the Distance From a DistanceAn emphasis on nutrition and technique prepares this client for the long run.
What your clients need to know about “carb availability.”
A strategy for enhancing clients’ physiological and psychological state.
What you should know about cleanses and juice fasts.
Why “senior fitness” is dead, and why every exercise needs to match what older clients can do, not how long they have lived.
Heart rate and blood pressure offer powerful clues to clients’ fitness progress.