Mind-Body / Recovery
As U.S. COVID-19 cases surged in the winter of 2020, pandemic stress rates rose steeply. In January, about 4 in 10 adults reported symptoms of depression or anxiety. That’s four times as many as in June…
Recent research findings identify these three healthy behaviors as predictive of good mental health and well-being among young adults.
As a fitness professional, are you offering any breathwork practices? If yes, are you a yoga professional, or offering from other modalities?
Breathing programs are entering the mainstream, as breathwork was named one of the top seven trends to influence wellness in 2021 and beyond.
To assist clients in adhering to exercise routines, fitness pros need to have a system to help clients overcome exercise barriers.
People who stayed active during pandemic lockdowns maintained their brain fitness and were less likely to experience subjective memory loss.
Learn what the research says about the many benefits of forgiveness and how you can achieve it for yourself.
Sooner or later, most of us lose someone we care about, and since the start of the pandemic, loss has visited more of us than ever. The pain can be overwhelming, and we may feel…
Anger is a normal human emotion, part of both our lives and our work. And while we instinctively want our clients to train happy, understanding and leveraging angry feelings can have some positive results.
MELT is a gentle self-treatment technique that uses a specially designed soft roller and treatment balls to rehydrate connective tissue and rebalance the nervous system.
A deeper look at the relationship between exercise and mental health to understand factors like frequency, duration and intensity of exercise.
Keep promoting the mental health benefits of physical activity, as researchers find a link between exercise and depression.
Pilates and mind-body movement to keep your clients engaged, motivated and eager to keep moving with you in-person and virtually.
A high-fiber diet has been linked to a range of health benefits. Now we can add mental health to the list, as fiber and depression are connected.
Group exercise not only boosts physical health but, for older adults, may also support mental well-being by reducing feelings of aloneness.
Research on coronavirus-related stress suggests a link between exercise and stress: those who keep movement up have better mental health outcomes.
“Running has important positive implications for mental health, particularly depression and anxiety disorders,” note authors of a comprehensive study.
Read on to find out more from fellow indoor cycling instructors on how to build connection with participants in your cycling classes.
Data showed an association between moderate-intensity physical activity and higher levels of life satisfaction during the pandemic for working moms.
Mental wellness is emerging as a new industry based on consumer spending in four major markets, according to the Global Wellness Institute.