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Personal trainer Lyn Lindberg
Uncommon Vision

Lyn Lindbergh, a personal trainer, created Couch to Active—the first online fitness studio that’s 100% accessible to people with blindness.

Fitness Class Instructor Marilyn LoPresti
A Fitness Class School of Thought

Marilyn LoPresti, PhD, has spent nearly four decades in education and has seamlessly transitioned her knowledge to each fitness class.

Transgender client training
Inclusivity for Transgender Clients

More than ever, creating inclusivity is vital for fit pros. And, thankfully, the fitness industry is opening up its arms to transgender clients. It couldn’t be more important. Think about it: The aim is to help people lead healthier lives, but there are many who may not feel comfortable in the current fitness environment.

Personal training client Gabi
The Mom Code

Multicertified trainer Andrea Hammer became a support for teenager Gabi to help her learn new fitness skills and reach her health goals.

Personal trainer Tim Minnick and client Rocky E
Aging Into Fitness

Rocky E. had never set foot inside a gym, but at age 60, he was ready to try something new and reached out to personal trainer Tim Minnick.

Lindsay Maurer and Lilly Deringer
Child’s Play and Namasté

Lilly was like many clients, struggling with anxiety and overwhelm. And for her, it seemed that yoga could be effective as a stress reliever.

Natiya Guin and Desi Bartlett
A Pregnant Pause

Desi Bartlett, MS, CPT, E-RYT, met Natiya Guin at her yoga class and later guided her training through her second pregnancy.

2020 IDEA Awards
IDEA World 2020 Fitness Awards

The IDEA World Fitness Award recipients and finalists each have a tale to tell. Here, all the honorees share their journeys, strategies and triumphs.

September 2020 IDEA Member Spotlight

Sally Bartlett specializes in helping women come to terms through “the emotional, physical and intellectual symptoms that come with transitioning hormones.”

Karen Gischlar and Julie Kaminski
Healthy-Body, Happy-Mind

Health & wellness coach Julie Kaminski, MA, and her client, Karen, were already set up for success before the COVID-19 crisis and have continued their work.