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February 2014

Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - February 2014
Establishing Standards
Brian Biagioli, PhD, believes the fitness industry needs to address obesity challenges with real, sustainable, evidence-based solutions that scale.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Help your clients keep their hearts strong and healthy.
Sample Class: Mind-Body Muscle Mix
Introduce elements of yoga and Pilates to your boot camp classes.
Shared Stretching
Pair up boot camp participants in this creative cool-down.
Bust Out of a Food Rut
Why learning to mix up diet and food-prep techniques can help clients stick to their weight loss goals.
10 Benchmarks for Elevating the Personal Training Profession
Experts share how to sustain personal training as a viable and vibrant industry, and how to take it to the next level.
Extreme Fitness: How Intense Is Too Intense?
Industry experts wonder if high-intensity exercise has gotten out of hand.
Why You Should Self-Publish a Book
Is self-publishing a good add-on for your business?
From Physical Therapy to Weight Loss
A 60-mile roundtrip drive doesn't stop Ethel from taking charge of her health.
Getting Intense With Older Clients
Research shows that high-intensity training can improve the lives of senior exercisers.
What Is Sarcopenia, and Can We Turn Back the Clock?
How to confront three forces that weaken muscle cells in the elderly.
Science and the Pilates Method
An evidence-based report on the effectiveness of Pilates training for healthy adults.