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Shirley Archer

Shirley Archer, JD, MA, is an internationally acknowledged integrative health and mindfulness specialist, best-selling author of 16 fitness and wellness books translated into multiple languages and sold worldwide, award-winning health journalist, contributing editor to Fitness Journal, media spokesperson, and IDEA's 2008 Fitness Instructor of the Year. She's a 25-year industry veteran and former health and fitness educator at the Stanford Prevention Research Center, who has served on multiple industry committees and co-authored trade books and manuals for ACE, ACSM and YMCA of the USA. She has appeared on TV worldwide and was a featured trainer on America's Next Top Model.

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Training Cancer Patients

June 3, 2021

New findings suggest that training cancer patients with both high-intensity and low- to moderate-intensity exercise is beneficial.

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Mind-Body Pool Fitness

June 3, 2021

Fitness innovators have been creating mind-body pool fitness offerings, with programs like paddleboard yoga and aquatic Pilates.

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