Publishing Excellence

The IDEA editorial team is committed to upholding the industry's gold standard in research, writing, editing, reporting and art design. Over the years, our members have consistently told us that our publications are the best in the industry. While this recognition is top-shelf, we are also very proud to be recognized by experts outside the fitness industry for our superlative editorial products.

For four consecutive years, the IDEA Publications team has won a “Maggie” award for excellence in magazine publishing from the Western Publications Association. IDEA has been awarded a coveted Maggie, the “Oscar” of the magazine publishing world, in the following categories:




  • Best Health, Fitness, Beauty & Fashion Magazine—IDEA Fitness Journal, Trade category, 2005
  • Best “How-To” Article—IDEA Fitness Journal, Trade category, 2006;
  • Best Health & Fitness Magazine—IDEA Fitness Journal, Trade category, 2007; and
  • Best Web E-newsletter—Inner IDEA Body-Mind-Spirit Review, Trade & Consumer category, 2008.


This acknowledgement underscores IDEA’s commitment to providing IDEA members and clients with printed educational products and inspiration of the highest quality. If you'd like to contribute to these industry leading vehicles, learn more today.