Health and Fitness Articles

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Concurrent Training Can Jeopardize Strength Gains

by Amy Ashmore, PhD
Ex Rx: Research explains why combining cardio and strength training in the same session can be counterproductive for athletes and conditioned fitness fans.

Nutrition Strategies for Stress and Pain Management

by Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RD
Nutrition: Research shows that certain foods may help our bodies fight the damaging effects of chronic stress and pain.

Question of the Month

by Shirley Archer, JD, MA

Building a Conscious, Thriving and Sustainable Business

by Stacy McCarthy
Inner IDEA: Seven tenets to help independent contractors stay true to their deepest values while making a good living.

Research Sheds New Light on the Exercise "Afterburn"

by Len Kravitz, PhD
Research: Recent studies help clarify the body's ability to keep burning extra calories long after we stop exercising.

Playing Hurt

by Alexandra Williams, MA
Is chronic pain something fitness professionals deny at their peril?