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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 ...

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...

Stress-Fighting Foods

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

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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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 ...

Three Self-Care Moves for Sleep

It should be easy: A person works a full day, drops into a vigorous boot camp after work, and then falls into bed exhausted, but satisfied. She’s asleep in minutes, right? That would be nice, bu...

Liver Injury Due to Herbals and Dietary Supplements Is Up

If you regularly take herbals and dietary supplements, it may be time to reevaluate why you take them and what the potential cost to your he...

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...

Body Image: The Impact of Social Media

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

Recovering From a Broken Pelvis

It was just like any other day. Renee was leaving for work, tote in one hand and lunch bag and coffee in the other, when she stepped over her dog gate and onto her flight of stairs. But this time, she...

Corporate Fitness Wellness Programs to Experience Growth

Have you thought about throwing your hat into the corporate wellness ring? Perhaps now is the right time to get involved. According to th...

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...

The Science of Fat Burning

Fat may seem like the enemy of civilized people—especially sedentary ones. Yet we cannot live without it. Fat plays a key role in the structure and flexibility of cell membranes, and it helps re...

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