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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 ...

Do Fitness Trackers Make You Healthy?

My client Mary walks into the gym and I ask her how she is feeling and whether she has stayed active. With a sigh, she tells me she’s ...

Low-Down on Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise

Diabetes affects nearly one-tenth of the U.S. population, and the worrisome health consequences make it imperative for us to understand how to manage or prevent the disease safely and effectively. For...

Cardio and Creative Core

Group fitness participants can’t seem to get enough of creative core and cardiovascular exercises. If you need innovative ideas to cha...

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Stress-Fighting Foods

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

Understanding Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s immune, self-protective and healing response to harmful stimuli, irritants, pathogens and damaged cells. Mo...

Exercise and Academic Improvement

Studies have shown that students who are physically active tend to test better academically. Recently, researchers from the University of Madrid tested for possible associations between certain types ...

Benefits of Mind-Body Activities for Kids

Today’s fast-paced, digital world pressures children to grow up fast. Instead of running around grassy playgrounds, most of them live ...

Labels on Genetically Altered Foods

Genetic modification is a technique that changes the genetic makeup of cells to enhance a desirable trait in a plant or animal. The result i...

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...

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...

Sample Class: Creative Core & Cardio

Group fitness participants can’t seem to get enough of creative core and cardiovascular exercises. If you need innovative ideas to cha...

Exercise or Relaxation May Reduce Anxiety

If you feel that “nothing is going your way” and “everyone is against you,” maybe what you need is a few minutes of exercise or relaxation. Either option can reduce the tendenc...

Whole Grain, Bran Intake Lower Mortality Risk

A large new long-term study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) has revealed that eating more whole grains is associated w...

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