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Healthy-Weight Adults at Risk for Prediabetes

Yes, looks can be deceiving. And while it’s common to use weight or BMI to estimate a person’s health risks, a report from Annals of Family Medicine (2016; 14 [4], 304–10) suggests w...

Fitness Facility Technology Benefits and Challenges

Fitness professionals cannot afford to ignore technology’s impact on client relationships. Activity trackers, apps and other fitness a...

"How do you handle a client who comes in sick or with an obvious medical condition?"

I ask the client to obtain a medical clearance from a doctor before we can train. I explain that this is precautionary for his or her own he...

Enduring Intensity

Enduring Intensity by Charlie Hoolihan High–intensity interval training, or HIIT, does more than improve VO2max: It has been sho...

Healthy Bones and Plant-Driven Diets

Healthy Bones and Plant-Driven Diets These foods will help you keep a veggie-focused approach without weakening your skeleton. By Matthe...

Is Millet as Nutritious as Quinoa?

Question: Is millet as nutritious a grain as quinoa? Can I cook it the same way?

2016 IDEA World Nutrition & Behavior Change Summit

“It’s messy being human; but not a total mess.” So said Margaret Moore (aka “Coach Meg”) MBA, and CEO of Wellc...

Create an Inclusive Experience for Special Populations

Create an Inclusive Experience for Special Populations by Maria Luque, PhD More than 70% of Americans don’t exercise enough to o...

Specific Benefits of Resistance Training

It’s not exactly news that physical activity and exercise have powerful health benefits. Indeed, it’s an insight almost as old a...

15 Personal Training Predictions for 2016

Personal training has become a powerhouse in the fitness industry. With $10 billion in annual revenue and a projected 2.5% growth ...

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