January 2015Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - January 2015
What Lack of Sleep Does to Your BodyDon't skimp on slumber if you want to be as healthy as you can be.
Taking Investor’s Perspective to Leveraging Fitness TechnologyWhy you need a portfolio of digital-health investments.
Kids in Motion Are Happy KidsKathleen Tullie feels professionals can be champions of change in their communities by providing more access to physical activity for children.
Creative Ideas That InspireGive traditional classes a new spin by fusing them with other formats.
Sample Class: Creative Core & CardioTurn up the internal heat with a fun mix of moves.
Sun Salutation SolutionsJust a few multiplanar modifications make this classic yoga warm-up a perfect option for almost any class.
How Constructive Criticism Makes You a Better InstructorEmbrace feedback as a gateway to a successful career.
Recipe for Health: Zuppa di Carote & Finocchio(Carrot and Fennel Soup)
AppetizersHere's a taste of what's cooking in the nutrition world:
Youth Sports TrainingBuild your business with the under-18 athlete population.
How to Work With an Overweight ClientCompassion, kindness and patience are keys to inspiring success in an overweight client.
Get an Edge on Training at the 2015 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™East Coast: February 25-27, Alexandria, Virginia West Coast: April 16-19, Seattle
Research suggests focusing on what the client needs and doing the most important exercise first.
Teach your clients to break the cycle of pain by undoing bad mental habits.
The Five Elements Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine suggests we follow a healthy diet integrated with the rhythms of nature.
Asymmetrical bar training uses rotation to boost balance, strength and power.
Unless fitness professionals use awareness and conscious action, #fitspo may be a "perfect storm" for negativity, comparison and self-loathing.
Can new research prevent an age-old paradigm?