Understanding Why Exercise Improves Memory
Consistent cardiovascular exercise may one day be a key recommendation for maintaining mental fitness.
Good News for Pizza Night
An investigation that asked its participants to gorge on pizza found that, metabolically, humans may be able to cope with calorie gluttony at a single meal.
Doing Good: A Positivity Multiplier
Add volunteering to the list of lifestyle activities that can promote health and well-being, according to a recent large-scale longitudinal study.
Pork Delivers Balanced Nutrition
In an age where food fads create confusion and uncertainty, pork provides balanced nutrition in a protein that offers authentic experiences and flavors.
Boot Camp Training to the Rescue
This article will explore strategies to utilize boot camp style programming to increase and sustain your business and your client base.
A Pregnant Pause
Desi Bartlett, MS, CPT, E-RYT, met Natiya Guin at her yoga class and later guided her training through her second pregnancy.
Weight Loading and Weight Loss
Could the concept of homeostasis be applied to weight? Researchers wanted to learn whether carrying a weighted load throughout the day reduces body fat.
IDEA World Fitness Awards
The IDEA World Fitness Award recipients and finalists each have a tale to tell. Here, all the honorees share their journeys, strategies and triumphs.
Training Toward Fleet Feet
Fitness professionals understand how critical functional feet are for training. After all, the feet and ankles act as “shock absorbers” for the body.
Solutions for Age-Related Decline
Slowing typically begins after age 62 with a decrease in walking speed. The good news is that the right kind of exercise can help slow these declines.
Are Diets a One-Hit Wonder?
Research suggests it doesn’t much matter which diet a person clings to, as most plans yield similar short-term results without providing long-term success.
Encourage Kids to Choose Fun Physical Activities
The best way for parents to motivate kids to be active may be to emphasize a child’s feelings of choice, competence and social relatedness.
How to Succeed at Online Health Coaching
A great opportunity exists for health and wellness coaches ready to embrace the online/virtual environment through telemedicine and online coaching.
Prenatal Yoga Practice May Ease Delivery
Here’s more insight into how yoga helps pregnant exercise enthusiasts. Yoga may also play a role in shortening the first and second stages of labor.
Survey: Many Exercising More During Pandemic
Results from a survey of 12,913 participants between March 24 and March 30 showed that people exercised at a greater frequency during the pandemic.
Adults Can Play a Leading Role in Children’s Eating Habits
The American Heart Association has released a statement outlining the role that adults can play in helping young children develop better eating habits.
Group Fitness and the Stages of Behavior Change
Learn how to notice the stages and inspire participants from where they are within the transtheoretical model of behavior change (TTM).