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"Fat Shaming" Has Negative Consequences

The term "fat shaming" has garnered plenty of attention lately. Some believe that criticizing people for their size will inspire t...

Tai Chi, PTSD and Veterans

Tai chi practice may help veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder to manage symptoms like instrusive thoughts, concentration difficultie...

Gym Memberships Pay Off

Many people who want to join gyms are skeptical that it will actually help them reach their fitness goals. A new study from Iowa State Unive...

Parents' Perceptions of Child Weight May Cause Weight Gain

It might seem illogical that children would gain more weight if their parents acknowledged them as being overweight. After all, the knowledge could help parents mitigate future weight gain. Not so, ac...

Older Adults Will Walk for Money, Charity

Want to motivate older adults to move more? Try offering them financial or charitable–giving incentives.

Learning to Love Your Stress

You’ve been training a client for her first half-marathon. You show up on race day to support her, and she’s anxious. She had tr...

Time-Restricted Feeding Helps People Shed Body Fat

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are examining whether a change in eating schedule can help people lose weight. The first hum...

4 Running Injuries: How to Help

The four lower-body injuries runners experience most often are plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, patellofemoral syndrome (“runne...

Ripe for Tech Disruption

Technology and fitness make a good match, which also makes our industry ripe for disruption. Not surprisingly, there was a 40% growth rate f...

Pasta Palooza: How Do My Choices Compare?

Question: There are so many choices of pasta in the supermarket now—whole wheat, bean pasta, gluten free and vegetable pasta. How do t...

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