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Effects of Exercise May Vary Based on Age

Antioxidants play an important role in defending cell membranes and other structures from damage. Studies have found an association between a key regulator of antioxidant signaling, nuclear erythroi...

The Caffeine Buzz That Keeps on Giving

Those unsettling espresso jitters may soon be a thing of the past. Scientists at Nestlé Research Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, are...

Ask the RD: Is Millet Nutritious?

Question: Is millet as nutritious a grain as quinoa? Can I cook it the same way? Answer: Millet is an “ancient grain” that is i...

Clients Not Seeing Results? Research Has Solutions

Trainers love responders. These clients succeed immediately and continue month after month, losing weight, gaining strength, slicing off inc...

Female Obesity Rates on the Rise

According to researchers from the National Center for Health Statistics, at the CDC, increases in obesity rates tend to wax and wane. For instance, in 2003–2004 rates increased in the U.S. male pop...

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...

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...

Exercise and Pain

The American Pain Society and the American College of Physicians (Chou & Huffman 2007) endorse exercise as a treatment intervent...

Suspension Exercise: The Research

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

Class Plan: Total-Body Strength + HIIT

To see results from exercise, it’s important to switch things up from time to time and push your students to a safe edge. This workout...

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