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How Social Media Influences the Food Message

Social media serves many purposes, one of which is to share everyday experiences with friends, family, clients and even the wider world. Eat...

When to Progress, When to Regress

Establish a Baseline Before you can even think about progressing a client, you first need to establish a baseline. Every trainer should hav...

Food Trends: A Healthy Dozen

Have you tried chips made from cricket flour yet? Yes, those crickets. Insects. Perhaps you’ve sipped a smoothie made with macadamia m...

Exercise Selection: Maximizing Activated Muscle Mass

Resistance training can be a big help to people who either have type 2 diabetes or are at risk of developing it. Ideally, trainers should co...

What Type of Exercise Helps Most With Sleep?

Encourage those you know who like group exercise to take a cardio (“aerobics/calisthenics”) or indoor cycling class, not only fo...

The Protein Shift: Plant-Based Options

Every day, you hear people talk about protein: "I've got to have some protein at lunch," "I didn't eat enough prote...

Nutrition by the Handful: An Alternative to Counting Calories

As a fitness professional or nutrition coach, you know calories matter. Fundamentally, human body weight is controlled by energy balance&mda...

To Succeed, Find Your Niche

The year was 1994, and I was fresh out of school. I was a former captain of my college track team who loved speed training, and my goal was ...

Aging and the Brain

Experts point to five types of aging that can help us understand the concept of neuroplasticity:

15 Group Fitness Predictions for 2016 and Beyond

Group fitness arouses nostalgia and feels like “home” for many exercisers, both avid and novice. As the backbone of the fitness ...

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