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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 ...

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 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...

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...

Foods That May Help Fight Pain

The active compounds found in these foods have been credited with helping to reduce pain, sometimes to the same extent as commonly prescribe...

The Science of Suspension Exercise

Suspension exercise combines body weight and anchored, seatbelt-like straps to provide an alternative to free weights and machines. The ques...

Weight Gain: 6 Factors That Predict It

Fitness professionals expend a lot of energy helping people to lose weight, but there’s another way to view this challenge: What are t...

Eight Fascinating Facts About Fascia

Fascia has been enjoying the limelight in the fitness industry as one of the hottest topics in recent conference programming, workshops and ...

Chronic Pain in Fitness Professionals

An Objective Eye It can be difficult to take a step back and be objective when it comes to your own health. Katy Bowman, MS, director of ...

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