September, 2013IDEA Fitness Journal - September, 2013
Maria BeallMember Since 2011 | Chesterfield, Virginia
Gary CollinsMember Since 2011 | Escondido, California
Maurie CofmanMember Since 1998 | St. Louis, Missouri
Dimitris KandrisMember Since 1988 | Athens, Greece
Foot FactsTake a step toward knowing more about your feet.
Coming Together as a Group EffortEmpathy and trust are key to helping overweight people succeed, says group trainer Shannon Fable.
2013 IDEA Fitness Industry Compensation Trends ReportThe number of industry jobs is expected to grow dramatically through 2020, but compensation and benefits are either stagnant or shrinking.
Creative Ideas That InspireExplore an array of fun movement options with these schedule stars.
Sample Class: Cardio StepBrush up on your dance step skills with this creative class
Kick It Into High GearUse a martial-arts-inspired warm-up to inspire students to move from the body's center.
Expand Your Group Exercise ResuméTake full advantage of your existing skill set and prepare to grow with the industry.
Bending American Food CultureA 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 ContestGet your whole town talking with this fun weight loss contest.
One Last Ski SeasonWanting one last season of hard skiing, George elected to work with a personal trainer and skip double knee replacement surgery.
Giving safe, effective adjustments in class requires sensitivity and skill.
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?
How are you tackling food literacy and education with your kids, your clients or your community?
These demanding workouts offer benefits, but there are safety concerns.
Careful preparation and specific strategies can help trainers succeed with autistic athletes.
Research shows that the right mix of tunes inspires participants and is a boon to programming.