During a new client’s initial interview and evaluation, we discuss long-term goals and the means to acheive them.
We thoroughly discuss different exersise, nutritio…
If you ever get the opportunity to speak with Rob Glick, you’ll discover he has a way of making you feel as though you were the only other person in the room—even if there are 200 others. It’s this down-to-earth, focused way of connecting that makes Glick, who i…Read More
World Tai Chi and Qigong Day will be held April 29, 2006, the last Saturday in April. This global event will include participants in 60 nations and hundreds of cities. Its purpose is to bring media attention to the potential benefits of tai chi and qigong (chi kung) and to publicize the growing body of medical research that substantiates these benefits.
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According to the 2005 IDEA Fitness Programs & Equipment Survey, 56% of respondents offer circuit classes, while 63% offer core conditioning. “Core Circuit” provides a great way to reap the benefits of both activities in a single session. This class uses closed-chained…Read More
More than 10.5 million people practiced Pilates in the United States in 2004, according to the most recent SUPERSTUDY® of Sports Participation, conducted by American Sports Data Inc. This represents a 500 percent growth rate in the past 4 years. By all indications, the Pilates market shows no signs of slowing down and is rapidly increasing its global presence.
After September 11, 2001, the New York area just didn’t…Read More
Fitness presenters spend countless hours researching material, p…Read More
Qigong masters and researchers worldwide are joining forces to develop a standardized form of “health qigong,” to make the practice more accessible to beginners and to encourage the growth of qigong. Currently, multiple styles exist, and confusion among beginners rega…Read More
Core conditioning is attractive to men, but they want to feel successful and most of them are not interested in swift, dance-based movements.Read More
You’re constantly fine-tuning and progressing your clients’ workouts, but are you so focused on helping others that you sometimes forget to keep your own workouts exciting? Get inspired by what your colleagues are doing to modify their exercise programs.
Leading scientists from Harvard University, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Mind/Body Medical Institute and other organizations have found the first structural evidence relating meditation practice to changes in the brain. According to a study publi…Read More
For those who take a special delight in finding a great ba…Read More
Imagine wanting to help women take charge of their health. Imagine wanting to do so through an innovative gym format. Now imagine doing so when you are only 22! That’s exac…Read More