Health and Fitness Articles

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health and fitness articles

Social Media and Body Image: A Complicated Relationship

by Amanda Vogel, MA
Unless fitness professionals use awareness and conscious action, #fitspo may be a "perfect storm" for negativity, comparison and self-loathing.

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Get an Edge on Training at the 2015 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute(tm)

by Mary Monroe
East Coast: February 25-27, Alexandria, Virginia West Coast: April 16-19, Seattle

How to Work With an Overweight Client

by Ryan Halvorson
Client Success Story: Compassion, kindness and patience are keys to inspiring success in an overweight client.

The Mythology of Modern-Day Dieting

by Yoni Freedhoff, MD
Feature: Help Clients to Trade Suffering, Sacrifice and Struggle in Dieting for the Skills of Organization, Planning and Thoughtfulness.

Food Fight! A Healthy Food Face-Off

by Matthew Kadey, MS, RD