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Vigorous Exercise Lengthens Lives

Are your clients interested in living longer? Tell them to pick up the pace. New research links higher-intensity exercise with longevity. Published in JAMA Internal Medicine (2015; doi:10.1001/jam...

Bench Angle and Muscle Activation

Have you ever wondered about differences in muscle activation when the bench press is performed at a variety of angles? A report printed in the European Journal of Sport Science (2015; doi:10.1080/174...

Building a Teaching Kitchen in a Studio

ave your clients ever asked: “What should I cook for dinner?” “How should I prepare ...

Can You Isolate the Lower Abs?

Most people find it difficult to add appreciable muscle to the lower abdominal region. While the upper abs generally respond rather easily t...

5 Fascinating Facts We Learned on IDEA FitFeed This Week

It is essential for fitness professionals to stay up-to-date on the latest health and fitness news. You never know when your clients are goi...

The Science of Suspension Exercise

Suspension exercise combines body weight and anchored, seatbelt-like straps to provide an alternative to free weights and machines. ...

Wear It Well

Whether you’ve been in the fitness industry since the ’70s or you’ve done ’70s-style workouts with borrowed outfits ...

Okinawa-Style Eating

Use a three-pronged approach to help frail participants move better, get stronger and improve their balance. From Italy to India, many co...

The Best Interview Questions You’re Not Asking

The search for top talent can be difficult and is often made no easier during the interview process. How do you choose questions that will e...

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