January 2013Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - January 2013
Michael SaizMember Since 1990 | Reno, Nevada
Karin SingletonMember Since 1995 | Raleigh, North Carolina
LaRue Cook, MHA, JDMember Since 2007 | Alexandria, Virginia
Prevention Is the Best Policy for Kids’ ObesityAvery Faigenbaum, EdD, exhorts fitness pros to provide opportunities for young people to form social networks while gaining confidence in their abilities to be physically active.
Creative Ideas That InspireMake this year an active year with fun fitness classes.
Sample Class: Kids’ KickboxingMix high energy with individual coaching to help kids learn to love exercise.
The Proper PreparationTry these new “spins” on an indoor cycling warm-up.
Tricks of the TradeDo you provide any of your training services on the Internet? How is this working for you?
Fitness Resort TravelEnjoy a low-cost vacation in an exotic setting.
Overheard in the Locker RoomTransmute negative feedback into positive fuel for growth as a group fitness instructor.
More Than 300 Pounds and CountingDespite surgery recommendations, Paul decided to drop weight the old-fashioned way.
I've recently heard about the importance of prebiotics. Are those the same as probiotics?
If you're looking to engage kids in more adventurous eating or their parents in more healthy living, check out these two new releases from celebrity chef-educators Ellie Krieger, MS, RD, and Andrew Zimmern.
Studies show cardio and strength benefits, but suggest caution about spinal loads.
Should we be recommending meditation training to shape and tone the brain?
A leaf-to-root strategy that gets every last nutrient out of fruits and vegetables.
Stress, environment and many exercises can contribute to a hunched-over effect.
Research supports the idea that physical activity, along with a foundation of fun, is an effective intervention in the formative preteen stage of a young person’s life.