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October 2015

Fitness JournalIDEA Fitness Journal - October 2015
Crowdfunding 101
Can this increasingly popular platform help you launch your next business or product?
Becoming an Adaptable Personal Trainer
Adjusting to a client's changing needs is imperative if the training relationship is to endure.
Improve Your Diet, Change the World
Innovation, investment, controversy and confusion at the forefront of food.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Learn new tips and tricks from these fusion classes.
Sample Class: Circuit Progressions
Add specific challenges to help participants get stronger.
Help Students With “Tech Neck”
Use the cool-down to teach good postural habits.
How to Deal With an Obsessed Member
Document troublesome interactions with class participants, and set strong boundaries around sharing personal information.
Meditation: Practicing for Life
Veteran teachers Ezra Bayda and Elizabeth Hamilton talk about the challenges and joys of sticking with meditation through life's ups and downs.
Toward a Minimum Standard of Practice
Cliff Collins says that a global effort by qualified fitness professionals to provide effective interventions for the inactive has never been more important--or more possible.
An Epic Afterburn
What's all the fuss about excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC)?
Dynamic Duos
How do fitness industry power couples succeed and thrive?
2015 IDEA Fitness Industry Compensation Trends Report
Eight years after the economic downturn, things are mostly looking up for professionals who power the fitness industry.
2015 IDEA World Fitness Convention™ A 5-Day Lesson in How to Bottle Lightning
This annual "Super Bowl" of health, fitness and nutrition drew nearly 12,000 pros from 50 countries to celebrate what they do best: Connect, transform, and Inspire the World to Fitness®.
Is Tart Cherry Juice the New Super Recovery Drink?
Research finds evidence of natural relief from the pain of exhaustive exercise.
Training the 5 Types of Fitness Clients
And why it's so important to make room for general health and fitness enthusiasts.