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February 2015

Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - February 2015
Four Web-Based Tools for Your Fitness Business
Apps and websites can boost your bottom line while improving engagement with clients.
Enabling Success
Michele Stanten helps nonexercisers to build self-efficacy, to believe in their ability to achieve physical success and to make meaningful behavior changes for better quality of life.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Get members' hearts pumping with these high-intensity fusion classes.
Sample Class: Add It Up!
Pair familiar strength training moves to create one powerful “mega move” that teaches functional strength in a safe and effective way.
Self care for sleep
Three Self-Care Moves for Sleep
After a vigorous class, help participants wind down with this self-myofascial-release sequence.
Top Five Cycling Class Etiquette Blunders
Learn how to manage participants' bad behavior with grace, ease and professionalism.
Here's a taste of what's cooking in the nutrition world:
3 Retention Secrets for Personal Trainers
Keep your clients with you for the long term.
How One Man Lost More Than Half His Body Weight
Working with a caring and compassionate trainer helped Josh get his life back.
Thinking Outside the Gym Box
Back-to-basics training on obstacle courses invigorates a rising fitness trend.
Rehabilitation Breakthroughs With Eccentric Training cec
Applying force to lengthening muscle has broad benefits for the elderly and for people with chronic diseases, researchers are finding.
Mind-Body Activities for Children cec
Do our kids need a sanctuary for inner and outer play?
Food Fight: Clash of the Nutrition Titans cec
In each pair, can you tell which of these healthful foods is the better choice?
Beyond Boomers: Training 70-and-Over Seniors cec
Older seniors have specific physical, functional and psychosocial needs that require your attention.
How to Train Clients for the Workplace cec
Help "occupational athletes" stay strong and injury-free with ergonomics tips and safe, structured programs.