June 2016Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal- June 2016
Sample Class: Fully Functional KickboxingMerge dynamic combos with functional strength intervals.
The Extraordinary Group Experience, Metaphorically SpeakingYou have the power to create meaningful change with thoughtful, well-placed cues.
5 Creative Abs Exercises With Resistance TubingUse creative approaches to target core muscles and keep class interesting and effectual.
Creative Ideas That InspireExplore outside your comfort zone in these fitness classes that push traditional boundaries.
Is there a link between fiber intake and breast cancer risk?
Either therapy works better than no treatment at all, a 2015 study finds.
Finding the Courage to LeadForget the myth of the “fearless leader.” Embrace your fears and make a difference in others' lives.
Your Brain on ExercisePhysical activity is just as beneficial to the mind as it is to the body.
Activity Trackers: Diving Into the DataHow to use tracking devices to analyze clients' activity patterns.
Creating Sustainable ChangeSabrena Jo uses a straightforward approach with clients to steer them away from misinformation and quick fixes toward realistic, long-term success.
A research study examines whether capsaicin, the chemical that generates the heat in pepper-based spicy foods, can help curb appetite or promote weight loss.
Case Study: Older Adult With Multiple ChallengesCreating a Pilates program for “Betty” required a solid educational foundation, attention to contraindications, and creativity.
How to Transition to Personal Training Full-TimeTell friends and colleagues interested in a career change that it's never too late to become a personal trainer. Here's how others switched jobs.
Weight Loss for the Special-Needs ClientMike Gorski's well-rounded approach resulted in a successful client—and a friend.
IDEA Codes of Ethics for Fitness ProfessionalsIDEA’s code of conduct for group fitness instructors, personal trainers, owners and managers has withstood the test of time.
5 Things You Must Get Right to Succeed in FitnessAn IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year outlines his recipe for success, from mastering technique to perpetually learning.
Take a tour through key brain states and learn how to fully engage with yourself, your clients and your environment.