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Mapping Emotions in the Body

Have you ever felt a shiver go down your spine as a scary thought flashed through your mind? Or have you been so angry that you clenched you...

Top Tips for Personal Branding

More and more, knowledgeable individuals are developing themselves as brands. For exam- ple, well-known fitness professionals like Chalene J...

Mind-Body Practices, Chronic Pain and the Brain

If you’re suffering from chronic pain, you may want to begin a yoga or meditation practice. In addition to increasing the risk of depr...

The Value of Purpose in Life

Doing what brings meaning and value to your life may not only give you personal satisfaction; it may also benefit your health. Having a sense of life purpose is associated with less damage to brain...

How to Get Older Adults to Sit Less

Many of today’s older adults sit for long periods of time. A new study suggests that regular phone calls can motivate this group to ge...

Insomnia and Pain Sensitivity

New research is shedding light on a potential relationship between insomnia and chronic pain. Norwegian Institute of Public Health researche...

Obesity Ups Cancer Risk in Black Men

According to researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, African-American men have the hig...

Frightening Youth Fitness Statistic

Researchers from the University of Essex in the U.K. have some troubling news to report: Fitness levels among U.K. schoolchildren are declin...

Music Keeps Cardiac Patients Moving

Walk into most fitness facilities and you’ll likely hear some sort of music playing. Could that music be what motivates people to move more? For a group of cardiac rehabilitation patients, that ...

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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