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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 ...

Wake Up Your Glutes!

It’s a sad fact of modern life that the gluteus maximus, the largest muscle in the body, often becomes inhibited and “turns off.” Ironically, this inhibition can be the culprit behin...

What’s the Best Diet for Me?

At any given time, over 100 million Americans are on a diet (MarketResearch .com 2014). That’s about a third of the U.S. population. D...

Stress-Fighting Foods

Stress and pain diminish quality of life for millions of Americans and cost billions in healthcare expenses and lost wages.

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What You Don't Know About Food Labeling Could Undermine Your Health

Which is better: A “natural” product or an “organic” one? Eggs from “cage-free,” “pastured” ...

Sample Class: Cycle Diversion

You spend so much time making play- lists and designing your indoor cycling classes, but there are days when the creativity doesn’t flow or you’re asked to sub last minute. The following c...

Has High-Intensity Exercise Gotten Out of Hand?

Many of today’s popular fitness offerings are based on a “go-hard-or-go-home” attitude. And new programs on the market suggest this extreme fitness trend may even be escalating. Some...

Excessive Thoracic Kyphosis: More Than Just Bad Posture

Excessive thoracic kyphosis (ETK) is a disproportionate forward rounding or curvature of the middle and upper back, also known as the thorac...

Fit Kids and Better Language Skills

Evidence is mounting that fit kids perform better than their unfit peers on a variety of learning tasks. In a study conducted recently at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, researchers ev...

All About Overtraining

Personal trainers regularly monitor clients' physiological and psychological responses to progressive overloads during a training program. After sufficient recovery from training fatigue, the body com...

Family Meals May Beat Obesity

Family meals and their rituals might be an underappreciated battleground for fighting obesity, say Cornell professor Brian Wansink, PhD, and...

The Elephant in Your Brain

We all like to assume that we’re rational, logical beings who make well-considered decisions based on a careful review of all the avai...

Positive Body Image Posting Guide

If you regularly use social media such as Facebook and Instagram, you will have noticed posts plugging fitness by way of body-conscious phot...

How to Make HIIT a Hit for Everyone

High-intensity interval training has been riding a wave of popularity, and it seems everyone wants to give it a try. However, intense interv...

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