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Sample Class: Body-Weight Barrage

When was the last time you taught a class based solely on using the body as a "machine"? Body–weight exercises are often undervalued and underused. Many people want to advance ra...

Cardio-Core Combo: Sample Workout

Help participants work their core with a miniroutine that approaches muscles from different angles while elevating heart rates. Mix 30-second cardio intervals with athletic, integrated core exercises ...

Lifting Weights Builds Mental Muscle

Older adults who have mild cognitive impairment or could be at risk for it may want to head for the weight room. A study by researchers in A...

3 Systems for Improving Client Adherence

Inevitably in your career, you will have clients who frequently reschedule, show up late or don’t show at all. At some point, you need...

1-on-1 Yoga: Right for You & Your Clients?

Interest in one-on-one yoga has been growing. Are clients seeking personalized results through a mindful approach, in a quiet environment? O...

Fit-Tech Trends to Watch in 2017

Fitness technology is part of the fitness industry's "new normal," but it's changing rapidly. Many of the fitness techno...

Nutrition by the Handful: An Alternative to Counting Calories

As a fitness professional or nutrition coach, you know calories matter. Fundamentally, human body weight is controlled by energy balance-cal...

The Protein Shift: Plant-Based Options

Every day, you hear people talk about protein: "I've got to have some protein at lunch," "I didn't eat enough prote...

Food Porn is Centuries Old

When it comes to our preoccupation with depicting food as both inspirational and aspirational, human behaviors haven’t changed much si...

Quick Physician Consultations Help With Obesity

Studies have determined that primary care physicians tend not to discuss weight management practices with obese or overweight individuals. A new report suggests that a quick, 30-second discussion can ...

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