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Pilates Breathing and the Core

Pilates breathing techniques not only provide training benefits during Pilates exercises, but also can be a beneficial practice when lifting...

Good Posture: Benefits & Exercises

Posture—or structural alignment—is a key element in any exerciser’s program. As personal trainers and group exercise instr...

Salt Reduction Can Cut Nighttime Awakenings

Getting up during the night to use the bathroom becomes more common as people get older. But researchers in Japan have found a way to dry up...

Sample Class: Rock Bottom

Help your students improve lower-body strength by taking them through unique variations of the lunge, squat and dead lift. Round out the rou...

DASH of This and That: Best Diet Ever?

Fad diets come and go, but one healthy-eating diet that has endured is the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension). ...

Fitness and Flexible Blood Vessels

Clients often focus on the many aesthetic benefits of exercise, including weight loss and improved skin tone (Jaret 2011). Remind your hard-...

Sample Class: Strength Training + Step

This class is sure to please both step fans and high-intensity enthusiasts! Using a fun and challenging interval format, it alternates high-...

Death and Diet Dos and Don’ts

Nearly half of heart disease-related deaths are associated with eating or drinking certain foods, according to survey analyses reported in t...

Recipe for Health: Hazelnut & Bean Burger

There’s almost no food that can be as satisfying as a delicious burger—especially a plant-based version that puts people and planet front and center. And what’s a great burger withou...

Exercise Has Significant Impact on the Cellular Level

Researchers have recently shed light on how exercise benefits the body on a cellular level. What’s more, they’ve determined a type of exercise that’s best for boosting cell health.

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