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Deep Breathing and Mental Clarity

Next time you want to improve your ability to pay attention, you may want to observe your breathing. Findings from a study published in Psyc...

Creating Enjoyable Training Programs

Physical inactivity levels continue to rise in spite of widespread knowledge of the negative consequences. University of North Carolina at C...

Question of the Month: April 2019

When you design training programs for clients, do you take exercise enjoyment into account? What strategies do you use to find out which typ...

Weight Training and Diabetes

At the medical clinic where I work as an exercise physiologist, a patient came to see me; let’s call him John. He was healthy, but his...

The Benefits of Plyometrics in the Water

Athletes who practiced jump training in water significantly improved jump height and peak power without increased injury risk, according to ...

The State of Metabolic Health

Public health may be compromised unless people shift their lifestyle choices from bad to better, according to new research. A recent study f...

Kids’ Inactivity: A Global Crisis

Children worldwide, in both developed and developing nations, are not engaging in enough physical activity, according to research published ...

5 Tips for Keeping Attendees in Your Group Fitness Class

If you’ve been teaching group fitness classes for any length of time, you’ve likely experienced the dreaded student walkout. It&...

Carbohydrate Controversy: “Good” Sugars vs. “Bad” Sugars?

Physiologists regularly extol the importance of carbohydrates as a vital fuel that drives exercise and sport performance. Before the Industr...

Stretching Using Suspension Equipment

When it comes to integrated stretching, the TRX® Suspension Trainer™ is a helpful tool. Stretching can often feel somewhat passive...

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