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Fitness Journal
 March 2017

Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal- March 2017
Does Exercise Benefit Digestive Health?
Research shows that physical activity may alter bacterial composition and boost overall health.
Do You Need a Better Technology Policy?
Should—and can—anything be done to regulate the use of smartphones and tablets in the gym?
The Power of Mindset
Alexis Batrakoulis, MS, CSCS, teaches that the road to permanent, sustained weight loss begins with a powerful mental game.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Vary participants' routines with unique class fusions.
A High-Intensity Cardio Class With Strength and Step Intervals
Offer a nontraditional step class and create new fans.
Training the Pelvic Core
These exercises help women strengthen and support a key area of function.
Teach Your Class Like a TED® Talk
Use basic rhetorical appeals to keep participants present and engaged.
Why Older Exercisers Should Try Nordic Walking
Walking with poles is kind to the knees and great for aerobic health.
An Assessment Makeover
Retain your clients by going beyond the assessment basics.
The Other 165 Hours
What happens outside the training session has a big impact on client progress.
Packaged Foods: Are You “Conveniently Healthy”?
It's easier than ever to get nutrition on the go.
Celebrating 35 Years of Inspiring the World to Fitness
2017 IDEA® World Convention in Las Vegas, July 19–23
5 Common Athletic-Performance Supplements: What’s the Evidence?
Check the science behind these popular supplements so you can give clients facts.
Coaching Your Fitness Clients: Inside Out
Teach clients how to listen to their "inner family" and resolve disputes that get in the way of exercise.
How 9 Top Health Experts Actually Eat
Top nutrition and fitness pros read dietary research just as the rest of us do. But how has it affected their eating patterns?