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Catherine (Sananès) Katz, PhD, was trained as a neuroscientist at Princeton, but today she makes her biggest impact on human health by shar...

How to Handle an Emotional Situation

So what do you do when a client or group exercise participant suddenly becomes overwhelmed with emotion during a myofascial release session? Here are ways to transform a potentially un...

Major Consequences of Physical Inactivity

In the fifth century BC, the famous Greek physician Hippocrates observed, “All parts of the body, if used in moderation and exercised ...

Specific Benefits of Resistance Training

It’s not exactly news that physical activity and exercise have powerful health benefits. Indeed, it’s an insight almost as old a...

Emotions and Massage: A Fascial Connection?

Myofascial release pioneer John F. Barnes, PT, has trained more than 100,000 therapists and physicians in the Myofascial Release Approach since the 1970s. “In the normal healthy state, the fasci...

Self Myofascial Release and Stress Relief

There is anecdotal evidence that in addition to triggering emotional catharsis from time to time, SMR has less dramatic emotional benefits. ...

Two Studies Underscore the Link Between Hydration and Health

If you or your clients are poor hydrators, two new studies may convince you to dive in and figure out a way to keep your cells bathed. Since...

Benefits of Working Out at Work

How can fitness professionals help desk jockeys boost their daily activity levels? Perhaps it’s time to change the message. Inst...

Class Plan: Total-Body Strength + HIIT

To see results from exercise, it’s important to switch things up from time to time and push your students to a safe edge. This workout...

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