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Gaining Weight the Right Way

by Sharon Griffin, PhD, MS, LN
If your goal is to add pounds, eating all you want is not the answer.

Yoga as Therapy for Postpartum Clients

by Suzette O'Byrne
Inner IDEA: Practiced wisely, certain yoga poses can help postpartum women avoid years of weakness in the pelvic floor and the abdominal wall.

The New Science of Counting Calories

by Matthew Kadey, MS, RD
Nutrition: Recent research shows why nuts, fresh fruits and uncooked foods can be attractive choices for weight-conscious clients.

Older-Adult Fitness: Gauging the Limits of Your Fit Clients

by Amanda Vogel, MA
Senior Fitness: Why "senior fitness" is dead, and why every exercise needs to match what older clients can do, not how long they have lived.