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Maureen Hagan

Ultimate Baby Boomer Workouts: 7 Key Training Principles

Want the Ultimate Baby Boomer Body? Personally I am ok with the “Ixnay on the Bikini, but I’ll Still Wear a One-Piece” Body. To get either version, you’ll need to incorporate 7 important, midlife-specific training principles into your workout routines. First find out the 6 ways midlife women are unusual when it comes to exercise.

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At the Jamba Juice FitExpo

5 Worrisome Challenges Facing Older Adults

What would you do with 30 extra years of life? Give them back due to concern about adding years to your life without adding life to those years? Or make an active aging plan based on 5 key suggestions.

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Fitness Products & Trends That Caught Our Eye for 2014

We went to the IHRSA convention, which serves the health and fitness club industry, to learn the latest, both for products and industry trends. We share with you the products and services that caught our eye, either because they have something that will work for us as instructors or because there appears to be a fun or unique angle.

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Trying the Helix at IHRSA

Tune In, Turn Out, Listen Up to Our New Radio Show

Alien Space Twins Spot Trends at Key Health and Wellness Events Are you curious what the future holds in the exercise equipment and health world? (Spoiler alert #1–more wearable technology so you can get closer to yourself than a selfie). Wonder what the fitness industry has in store to meet your needs and make you […]

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How to Be Enchanting? 5 Tips: Part 2

To be enchanting you need A) a magic wand, B) a personal fairy godmother, C) the final 6 tips from Guy Kawasaki’s recent talk at the IHRSA Fitness Convention. Wave your wand (or press your finger on the link) to discover how YOU can be enchanting.

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The Klout Workout: Perks & Circuits

Alexandra presented her Klout Workout at the recent IDEA World Fitness Convention. It’s a circuit station workout based on social media. The more clout you have online, the higher your Klout score, and the chances for Perks. Want to know what Klout is, what Perks are, and whether the students were able to send tweets and pictures during the class? Read the post, then tweet it to your friends!

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5 Fitness Trends from IDEA Convention

At the recent IDEA World Fitness Convention, we attended classes, workshops, and lectures, then cruised the Expo Hall to discover all the latest in the world of fitness and exercise. There were 5 trends that stood out, and they are…

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Post-Workout Protein: Soy Revisited

In 1973, the movie “Soylent Green” was set in the far future of 2022! A detective, played by Charlton Heston, is marked for death when “he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.” There’s no way we’ll tell you the secret of Soylent Green, but we will tell you that the “foodstuff” is full of protein. Speaking of protein, some research has just come out about soy that has exciting implications for …

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New Exercise Equipment: Try These

One of the benefits of attending the IHRSA International Convention and Trade Show is that we get to test out the new equipment before it gets to the club where you work out. And, Oh, the Places We Will Go! We made fools of ourselves just to bring you the latest info. And by the end, our favorite piece of equipment was…

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IHRSA 2012 Fitness Trade Show Fun Finds

March has been a busy month for conventions – whew! We went to the IHRSA Convention (International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association) to check out the latest trends in equipment and programs. This convention is geared mostly toward club owners and managers, although there is plenty for instructors and trainers to do, see, taste and touch! And you can get in free next year if you …

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