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Weight Training’s Surprising Effects on Depression

Could a cure for depression be found in the weight room? Data from a study published in JAMA Psychiatry (2018; 75 [6], 566–76) points ...

Keto—Fat Chance of Performing Better

The ketogenic diet, a fat-forward meal plan that limits followers to about 20 grams of daily carbs, may help some people shed a little weigh...

Dehydration Impairs Cognitive Performance

Keep reminding clients to drink plenty of fluids. New research shows that cognitive abilities—attention, coordination, complex problem...

How Fast You Walk May Affect How Long You Live

Want to outwalk the grim reaper? Pick up the pace, say researchers. A new study from the United Kingdom suggests that quicker walking may ad...

The Renal System

When the body’s systems are running smoothly, we’re a walking, talking cellular symphony. When something goes “off note,&r...

Belly Fat vs. Vitamin D

Here’s another good reason for people to reduce their Buddha-bellies: improving their vitamin D status. According to data presented at...

Question of the Month

dietary apps or food trackers to your clients? Please share what apps you’re working with, whether you prefer one app or device to ...

Integrated Wellness Programs Create Fitness Opportunities

With 28% of employers offering workplace fitness competitions and challenges, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s...

Stay Strong to Increase Longevity

Here’s more motivation to stay on top of your functional strength training program. Researchers from China and Indiana University anal...

Mindful Movement May Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Encouraging clients to increase body awareness and pay attention to their surroundings when being physically active may reduce stress.

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