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Understanding the Language of Movement

Coaches and trainers are really educators specializing in human movement, so it’s central to our success—and that of our clients—to build a fluid understanding of how humans learn to...

Improve Our Diets, Save the World

How do we wrestle with issues of food production, a swelling world population, an obesity epidemic, climate change, water scarcity, food-cos...

Indian Street “Burger”

Perhaps nothing celebrates meat better than a traditional burger, but it’s quickly becoming apparent that vegetables can stand up on a...

The Secret to Getting Kids to Eat More Fruit at School

One of the more popular criticisms of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which allowed the USDA to make drastic reforms to school lunch and ...

The Science of Weight Gain

Fitness professionals expend considerable energy helping people to lose weight, but there’s another way to view this challenge: What are the main factors that cause people to gain weight?


Fitness Industry Advice for Personal Trainers

The one piece of advice that has really worked for me is “five a day.” I heard this at a group I joined called the Be Better Project, led by Phil Kaplan. We learned a lot of good informati...

Let the Great Times Roll

Talk about a tone-setter, Jeanette Jenkins, celebrity leader of the Hollywood Trainer Ultimate Mash-up workout, said something that really r...

Foam Rolling With TriggerPoint™ Performance

Foam rolling, also known as self-myofascial release, has become one of the more popular trends in fitness in the past five years. However, f...

Momentum Mash Up: Riding a Wave of Excellence

How many times have you told a client or group fitness participant not to use momentum when doing a biceps curl? But momentum isn’t al...

Pilates Success: Repetition Is Key

Have clients asked you, “How many times a week should I do Pilates?” You may have answered, “It depends.” Many thing...

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