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September, 2013

IDEA Fitness Journal - September, 2013
Maria Beall
Member Since 2011 | Chesterfield, Virginia
Gary Collins
Member Since 2011 | Escondido, California
Maurie Cofman
Member Since 1998 | St. Louis, Missouri
Dimitris Kandris
Member Since 1988 | Athens, Greece
Foot Facts
Take a step toward knowing more about your feet.
Coming Together as a Group Effort
Empathy and trust are key to helping overweight people succeed, says group trainer Shannon Fable.
2013 IDEA Fitness Industry Compensation Trends Report
The number of industry jobs is expected to grow dramatically through 2020, but compensation and benefits are either stagnant or shrinking.
Creative Ideas That Inspire
Explore an array of fun movement options with these schedule stars.
Sample Class: Cardio Step
Brush up on your dance step skills with this creative class
Kick It Into High Gear
Use a martial-arts-inspired warm-up to inspire students to move from the body's center.
Expand Your Group Exercise Resumé
Take full advantage of your existing skill set and prepare to grow with the industry.
Bending American Food Culture
A bold new initiative examines the future of food and the challenges facing our country in terms of health, health care, the environment and our food systems.
The Thinner Winner Contest
Get your whole town talking with this fun weight loss contest.
One Last Ski Season
Wanting one last season of hard skiing, George elected to work with a personal trainer and skip double knee replacement surgery.
Yoga Adjustments cec
Giving safe, effective adjustments in class requires sensitivity and skill.
Ask the RD cec
Question: I'm looking for something to boost my workout performance, and someone suggested I try a highly caffeinated energy drink. Is that safe and effective?
Question of the Month? cec
How are you tackling food literacy and education with your kids, your clients or your community?
Extreme Conditioning Programs: High-Risk or Vulnerable Risk Takers? cec
These demanding workouts offer benefits, but there are safety concerns.
Exercise and the Autism Population cec
Careful preparation and specific strategies can help trainers succeed with autistic athletes.
Science Uncovers the Perfect Playlist cec
Research shows that the right mix of tunes inspires participants and is a boon to programming.