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Exercise and Children: Better Brain Health, Less Obesity, Less Stress

Physically active young people can do better in school and improve their self-expression, self-confidence and social interaction compared wi...

The Poetry of Yoga

Some 80 million Americans were expected to try yoga last year, according to the 2016 Yoga in America Study (Yoga Journal & Yoga Alliance...

Options for Everyone

Essentially, any exercise that uses the anterior and/or posterior muscles to stabilize the spine—and is performed in a coordinated fas...

From Stroke to Strength

It’s not often that a personal training client’s initial screening reads “blocked cranial arteries in the left hemisphere,...

Fitness and Flexible Blood Vessels

Clients often focus on the many aesthetic benefits of exercise, including weight loss and improved skin tone (Jaret 2011). Remind your hard-...

Physical Literacy Is a Journey, Not a Destination

Steve Boyle is the CEO of the National Association of Physical Literacy (NAPL) and principal/founder of 2-4-1 Sports, a national organizatio...

Habit-Based Coaching: Finding the Right Cues to Reap Rewards

One of the most frustrating situations fitness professionals face is working with clients who give their all at the gym, only to throw away ...

9 Ways to Elevate the Group Fitness Experience

Think about all the feel-good experiences that compete with your group fitness classes: a fun night out on the town, quality time with famil...

Creative ideas that Inspire

Rumble at Rebel in London is a high-energy HIIT format in a fully immersive environment. With low, creative lighting and a specially curated...

Good Posture: Benefits & Exercises

Posture—or structural alignment—is a key element in any exerciser’s program. As personal trainers and group exercise instr...

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