Add Some Fun to Your Workouts

Do you remember recess? That break in the monotonous school day when you could run wild and free, lost in playful movement? The glory of the...

Sample Class: Sand Bell HIIT

More flexible and variable than dumbbells or kettlebells, sand bells are sand-filled disks that can be lifted, slammed, tossed, curled, or f...

How to Implement Corporate Wellness Programs

Corporate wellness is the “elephant in the room” in our industry. You can ignore it. You can dance around it and say it’s ...

Meet an IDEA Team Member!

MAGALI SPARKS, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS Have you ever met someone whose last name fits them perfectly? Such is the case with IDEA...

Nutrition Hacks Based on Hard Science

“Diets” don’t work. By now, most health and fitness professionals know that restrictive meal plans usually fail. We also s...

A Hotter Planet Could Make Our Food Less Potent

Rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in our atmosphere not only lead to a warmer planet; they may also place millions of people at risk for ce...

Six Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

No one wants to gain weight during the holidays, but it’s difficult to turn down all that scrumptious food and drink—and you sho...

Tending to Tendons

You’re no doubt familiar with the Achilles tendon, named after the Greek demigod whose singular physical weakness brought him to his k...

NEW Updates to Physical Activity Guidelines

For the first time in 10 years the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans have been updated. This second edition of the guidelines from ...

Elevate Your Career and Live Your Passion

Your purpose as an impassioned personal trainer, manager and owner is to deliver life-changing fitness experiences for your clients. It is a...

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