Integrated Wellness Programs Create Fitness Opportunities

With 28% of employers offering workplace fitness competitions and challenges, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s...

How Fast You Walk May Affect How Long You Live

Want to outwalk the grim reaper? Pick up the pace, say researchers. A new study from the United Kingdom suggests that quicker walking may ad...

Mindful Movement May Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Encouraging clients to increase body awareness and pay attention to their surroundings when being physically active may reduce stress.

Stay Strong to Increase Longevity

Here’s more motivation to stay on top of your functional strength training program. Researchers from China and Indiana University anal...

Sample Class: “Ladder” Drills for Total-Body Strength

Strength training classes don’t have to adhere to a classic “sets and reps” template. Why not climb your way up and down t...

Health News: True or False?

Reviewing health and fitness news on the internet can produce a minefield of misinformation. Anybody can open a social media account, build ...

Functional Training for Active, Independent Living

Healthy aging is more than the absence of disease, according to the World Health Organization: “For most older people, the maintenance...

Belly Fat vs. Vitamin D

Here’s another good reason for people to reduce their Buddha-bellies: improving their vitamin D status. According to data presented at...

Recipe for Health: Lentil Sloppy Joes

Lentils are cheap and easy to prepare while providing a nutritional bounty for a low caloric cost, yet they are not quite a common ingredien...

Meet an IDEA Team Member!

INSPIRED SERVICE MANAGER MARCO VELASCO Why Inspired Service matters, in Marco’s words: “One day I got a call from someone w...

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