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June, 2005

Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - June, 2005
Successful Cuing for Pilates
Tailor your cues to your clients' preferred methods of learning.
Circle of Support
Patty Jones teams with a life coach to ensure that her clients get a personal training program that spells success.
Family Play Circuit
When clients use their kids as part of the "no time to exercise" excuse, point them toward a local playground.
Surviving a Job Termination
You're fired! Learn how to pick up the pieces and move on.
Beating the Credit Card Blues
Learn how to use credit cards so they work for-rather than against-you.
The Size-Sensitive Schedule
Create accessible and achievable classes that welcome overweight participants to your program.
Sample Class: Buoyant Intervals
Show larger adults how much fun movement can be with this water fitness class.
Demystifying Syndrome X
Why insulin resistance causes metabolic disturbances that can ultimately increase the risk for heart disease and diabetes and how you help.
Standing Strong
Help older adults reduce their risk of falls with a strategically designed balance and strength training program.
Want Bigger Classes?
Change your attitude, language and choreography to include plus-size participants.
Calculating Caloric Expenditure
Optimize client workouts by using the ACSM metabolic equations to determine exercise intensity and caloric expenditure.
The Ankle Joint
Anatomy, common injuries and postrehab strategies.
Calling All Role Models
Three instructors talk about experiencing the industry in a larger body.
Keeping Hunger at Bay
How to ward off those real and imaginary pangs of hunger.
For the People
Proposed federal legislation could help you Inspire the World to Fitness.
Substantial Services
Don't shy away from original ideas for larger people.