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Mindfulness, Stress and Blood-Sugar Regulation

A Penn State University study found that women with overweight or obesity had significantly lower levels of stress and fasting glucose after...

Warmup Plan: Targeting the Hips

Eager class participants want to tap into their highest potential, and group fitness instructors have been acknowledging this by offering wo...

TV Time a Threat to Mobility in Older Adults

To minimize their future immobility risk, older adults should cut television time and boost activity levels, says new research. Scientists ...

Strengthening the Ankle After Injury

A sprained ankle has far-reaching effects that personal trainers need to understand to help clients heal and regain mobility. A sprain tears...

Foam-Rolling Techniques: A 4-Step Formula

It seems as though the best way to foam-roll is in the name: Roll, and rolling back and forth has merit and support from the scientific comm...

New Way to Calculate Childhood Obesity

Over the years, experts have questioned the accuracy of body mass index scores, known as BMI “z-scores,” for estimating body fat...

Why Introductory Offers Attract New Clients

Early in my career as a personal trainer, I was confused as to why my client base was growing at a glacial speed. After all, I had spent yea...

Vibration Boosts Effects of Foam Roller

Traditional foam rollers have become widespread in the fitness setting. Recently, some manufacturers have added vibration technology to thei...

Does Having a Higher Income Make You More Active?

Higher earners may have more resources to boost activity levels than lower-income people, but that doesn’t make the better-off less se...

Can a High-Carb Diet Shorten Your Life?

Research on more than 135,000 people across five continents found that eating moderate amounts of fat plus moderate helpings of fruits and v...

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