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Training Happy for Positive Behavioral Change

January 2020 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2

  •  Season 2, Episode 15

Welcome to the latest episode of the IDEA Listen & Learn CEC Podcast—the fitness industry’s first audible CEC program. In order to claim your CEC you will need to pass a short quiz which is available for purchase in the IDEA store. The quiz comes with the written version of the CEC articles on this podcast, so you also can read them and refer back to the research presented. This episode contains information that has been approved for 1 CEC hour by more than 25 approval agencies including ACE, NASM, AFAA, ACSM and NFPT.

Are happiness exercises part of your training program design? Does that question seem odd?

Leading researchers suggest that activities which increase happiness may also boost participation in physical activity and improve overall health. This presents an opportunity for fitness professionals. By integrating positivity practices into training sessions, fit pros can enhance client happiness, improve retention and attract new clients who want to join in the joy. Written by Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA, this article explores the latest research between happiness and exercise, provides a foundation in the concept of emotional well-being and provides suggestions on how to create positivity in your training studio.

Read by Judy Minich – Production Editor – IDEA