The Mom Code
Multicertified trainer Andrea Hammer became a support for teenager Gabi to help her learn new fitness skills and reach her health goals.
Greenhouse Emissions From Animal-Based Products
Greenhouse emissions would drop 35% if Americans replaced half of the animal-based products in their diet with plant-based foods, according to researchers.
Fructose and Glucose Health Hazards
Consuming the high-fructose corn syrup appears to be linked to heart disease risk, mainly because it contains both fructose and glucose.
Breaking Down Salivary Glands
It’s well-known that salivary glands are key components of the digestive system, allowing us to consume nutrients, but there’s more to these oral organs!
IDEA Member Spotlight: March 2021
Meet three IDEA members and personal trainers who truly shine: Shelley Russell, Lindsay Maurer and Desi Bartlett, MS.
Get Your Sleep Before a Big Game
College athletes who skimp on sleep may be increasing their risk for injury, according to a small study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers.
Video Games and Poor Eating Habits
The explosive growth of the video game industry may be leading to less-than-stellar eating habits in young men.
Effects of Aging on the Neuromuscular System
Neuromuscular system changes in the aging population often include muscle weakness, reduced joint proprioception and decreased power.
Carbs and Fecundability
Women in North America and Denmark who wanted to become pregnant and consumed higher amounts of lower-quality carbohydrates experienced lower fecundability.
Mega Heart-Healthy Fat
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in America, but omega-3 fatty acids can help, according to a review on cardiovascular disease prevention.
Gen Z Values Sustainability
When marketing to young adults, consider brand values. Gen Z and millennials care about sustainability and social impact, according to a survey.
Fitness Helps Kids Who Need It Most
New evidence supports the value of physical education programs for kids, not only for physical health, but also for cognitive health.
Vote Citrus for More Muscle
A study published in The Journal of Nutrition found that adults with the highest levels of vitamin C had more skeletal muscle growth.
Fitness App Research Likely To Increase
We all have our favorite fitness apps, and researchers predict future app studies will include more focus on consumer motivation, engagement and behavior.
Appetite For Exercise, Not Food
Scientists determined that lactate—a byproduct of intense exercise—suppressed levels of ghrelin and bumped up levels of other hormones that reduce appetite.