Mind-Body / Recovery
New research shows exercise improves concentration in children, as exercise, concentration and quality of life are interconnected.
Answers and solutions for getting sleep, plus questions you can ask and tips you can offer when guiding others on their sleep quest.
Low physical activity levels, even those below public health recommendations, can still reduce depression risks.
Did you know that September is Pain Awareness Month? You might want to consider yoga nidra as an option to manage pain.
Strong evidence shows that Pilates training is an effective conditioning method for healthy individuals, particularly those wanting to increase core stability. Furthermore, Pilates can be a game-changer for athletes. Benefits of Pilates Training Here’s a…
Here’s a peek into that world where the mind can explore new ways of approaching classic formats; where your imagination can stretch along with your body; and where your spirit can soar through pure and powerful inspiration that nourishes the soul.
2022 IDEA World convention is a reunion for fit pros from around the world in the “entertainment capital of the world,” Las Vegas, July 20–24.
At IDEA, we’re fond of the number 40, especially this year. The not-so-secret reason? Because 2022 marks our 40th anniversary as a guiding force in health, fitness and nutrition. As we’ve grown up alongside the fitness industry, we’ve witnessed unimaginable transformation and scoped out future fitness trends. Take a look at these 40 solid pathways to success, some of which are already established and others that are emerging.
For the sake of our clients’ health and our business, it’s vital for health coaches to learn about the psychology of motivation and quitting.
Research shows that feelings of competence may facilitate an individual’s ability to optimize the resilience gained from physical activity.
While instructors are not expected to act as physical therapists, it’s worthwhile to learn how to program yoga mobility for pain management.
According to research, resistance training may be superior for sleep quality improvement than aerobic exercise or a combined weight/cardio workout.
The pandemic was challenging for adolescents with depression, with girls at greater risk for both depression and anxiety than boys.
Mat Pilates benefits for older adults included improved functional mobility, mobility, gait, balance and physical activity.
Have you ever wished you could reconnect your mind and body? Many of us feel out of sync with ourselves. We want to feel better, but we don’t know how to begin. What if you…
Can you use yoga for the immune system? Research shows it may have beneficial effects on inflammatory markers and cortisol levels.
Cryotherapy is the application of cold temperatures with ice, cold water or cold air for therapeutic, health and recovery purposes.
How do you define your purpose? Lee Jordan, MS, NBC-HWC, and Beth Jordan, RYT 500 describe four action steps below.
Yoga for older adults in their 60s and 70s may have a significant positive effect on fitness after 9–12 weeks of practice.
How we can use the power of curiosity to help clients unlock and swing open the door to the behavior change they seek.