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How Much Processed Meat Can We Safely Eat?

Question: I understand that too much processed meat isn’t healthy, but how much can I tell my clients they can safely eat? Answer:...

Eight Fascinating Facts About Fascia

Fascia has been enjoying the limelight in the fitness industry as one of the hottest topics in recent conference programming, workshops and ...

Cutting Sugar From Kids’ Diets Has Nearly Instant Health Benefits

After just 9 days of reducing their intake of added sugar, children with chronic metabolic diseases such as high cholesterol and high blood ...

Core Training With Resisted Rotation

This mini routine improves sports performance and enhances bone mineral density in the cervical spine. The session teaches core moves from a...

Lay the Foundation of a Program for Clients with Low Bone Density

There are ways to combat the seemingly inevitable decline in bone density that occurs as adults age, but do traditional Pilates and yoga programs make the grade? And if so, which exercises help, and w...

35 Ailments, One Prescription: MOVE!

It’s not exactly news that physical activity and exercise have powerful health benefits. Indeed, it’s an insight almost as old a...

Suspension Exercise: The Research

Suspension exercise combines body weight and anchored, seatbelt-like straps to provide an alternative to free weights and machines. Do these...

Weight Recommendations for Pregnancy

Giving birth to a healthy child is every expectant mother’s goal. A new study states that a woman’s prepregnancy weight can influence infant mortality.

25 Healthy Food Hacks the Pros Use

Whether you have a closet full of appliances and cookbooks or multiple kitchen drawers stuffed with take-out menus, the verdict is clear: Lo...

What Are the Odds of an Obese Person Losing Weight?

Fitness professionals who specialize in weight loss have their work cut out for them. According to new research published in the American Journal of Public Health (2015; doi:10.2105/ AJPH.2015.302773)...

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