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Top Tips for Personal Branding

More and more, knowledgeable individuals are developing themselves as brands. For exam- ple, well-known fitness professionals like Chalene J...

The Value of Purpose in Life

Doing what brings meaning and value to your life may not only give you personal satisfaction; it may also benefit your health. Having a sense of life purpose is associated with less damage to brain...

Frightening Youth Fitness Statistic

Researchers from the University of Essex in the U.K. have some troubling news to report: Fitness levels among U.K. schoolchildren are declin...

Mind-Body Practices, Chronic Pain and the Brain

If you’re suffering from chronic pain, you may want to begin a yoga or meditation practice. In addition to increasing the risk of depr...

Obesity Ups Cancer Risk in Black Men

According to researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, African-American men have the hig...

Insomnia and Pain Sensitivity

New research is shedding light on a potential relationship between insomnia and chronic pain. Norwegian Institute of Public Health researche...

The Power of Laughter

Preliminary evidence supporting laughter’s benefits for children facing surgery underscores the healing power of good cheer. A new ...

How to Get Older Adults to Sit Less

Many of today’s older adults sit for long periods of time. A new study suggests that regular phone calls can motivate this group to ge...

Pilates Success: Repetition Is Key

Have clients asked you, “How many times a week should I do Pilates?” You may have answered, “It depends.” Many thing...

Music Keeps Cardiac Patients Moving

Walk into most fitness facilities and you’ll likely hear some sort of music playing. Could that music be what motivates people to move more? For a group of cardiac rehabilitation patients, that ...

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