More than 100 health organizations and a dozen scientists signed a joint letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, MPA, and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA, in late July requesting a definitive report on sugary drinks. The coalition likened such a report to the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health.
Consumers often look to their primary-care physicians for guidance on exercise and nutrition. However, a recent survey suggests that courses on these topics are notably lacking in medical school curricula, at least in the United Kingdom (U.K.).
To change how you feel, all you may need to do is change how you think.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers studied 214 people who suffered from chronic face and jaw pain and found that chronic pain sufferers who dwelt less on their issues were likely to sleep better and experience less day-to-day pain.
There is good news for those who want to enjoy meditation’s benefits but who find committing to a meditation practice overwhelming. Benefits from meditating regularly can be realized in as little as 2 weeks from practicing for just 30 minutes at a time, 5 days per week.
Ideally, every exercise professional has had at least one extraordinary teacher. When you think about why that unforgettable teacher made such a lasting impression on you, do you wonder whether you can do the same for your own clients?
Pills, potions and powders seem to be taking a back seat to “real-food nutrition.” That’s according to a list of top functional food trends presented earlier this year at the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) Wellness 2012 meeting. Consumers are looking to tap vitamins and minerals from the foods and beverages they eat and drink instead of from synthetic substitutes.
A. Elizabeth Sloan, PhD, president of Sloan Trends Inc.newsletter_teaser: Pills, potions and powders seem to be taking a back seat to “real-food nutrition.” That’s according to a list of top functional food trends presented earlier this year at the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) Wellness 2012 meeting.
As IDEA’s editors, we’ve learned a thing or two about profit centers as we’ve read and shepherded countless articles from the best minds in the industry. To celebrate IDEA’s 30th Anniversary, we decided to collect the best (somewhat passive) revenue stream ideas, all in one place.
We hope these ideas will inspire you and launch you into the next three decades with a new perspective on how success can be yours without it eating up all of your time, energy and financial resources.
Sell a Membership Model and Adopt Auto-Paymentnewsletter_teaser: As IDEA’s editors, we've learned a bit about profit centers in the fitness industry. Here, for IDEA’s 30th Anniversary, we've collected the best (somewhat passive) revenue-stream ideas, in one place.
The following list of resources act as a supplement to the article "30 Ways to Make More Money: Win the Leverage Lotto!" as seen in the July-August issue of IDEA Fitness Journal. Each of them offer more in-depth information for the majority of the ideas presented in the article.
One way to boost voter enthusiasm in November could be to get more people exercising. In the 2008 presidential election, 64% of eligible citizens voted, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Fifteen percent of registered voters who did not actually vote reported that they were ill or disabled or had a family emergency. Researchers responsible for the SGMA 2012 Sports, Fitness, and Leisure Activities Topline Participation Report found a direct correlation between people’s intention to vote and their activity level.