February 2015Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - February 2015
Four Web-Based Tools for Your Fitness BusinessApps and websites can boost your bottom line while improving engagement with clients.
Enabling SuccessMichele 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 InspireGet 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.
Three Self-Care Moves for SleepAfter a vigorous class, help participants wind down with this self-myofascial-release sequence.
Top Five Cycling Class Etiquette BlundersLearn how to manage participants' bad behavior with grace, ease and professionalism.
appetizersHere's a taste of what's cooking in the nutrition world:
3 Retention Secrets for Personal TrainersKeep your clients with you for the long term.
How One Man Lost More Than Half His Body WeightWorking with a caring and compassionate trainer helped Josh get his life back.
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.
Do our kids need a sanctuary for inner and outer play?
In each pair, can you tell which of these healthful foods is the better choice?
Older seniors have specific physical, functional and psychosocial needs that require your attention.
Help "occupational athletes" stay strong and injury-free with ergonomics tips and safe, structured programs.