Research & Resources
Mindset and Menopause
There’s no arguing about the benefit and importance of physical activity for our health, especially during menopause. And that’s only the starting point: Women transitioning through menopause benefit from a comprehensive approach—one that addresses both…
4 Resources for Black Mental Health and Wellness
Below we highlight organizations and resources seeking to create better outcomes for Black mental health and wellness.
Researchers analyzed human and animal imaging that showed the brain-breath connection and how breathing influences the brain.
Strategies to Achieve “Flow”
Studies show that increasing physical activity and mindfulness may be a means to better achieve flow states.
Types of Exercise and Memory
Planning a workout to help improve mental performance may be possible as scientists tease out the effect of types of exercise on memory.
Exercise for Depression Is Helpful
New study findings support the use of exercise as a first-line treatment for non-severe depression among adults.
Nature Walks Reduce Stress
If you offer nature activities, be sure to promote the relaxation rewards and not just physical benefits, since nature walks reduce stress.
The Benefits of “Ikigai”
Lifestyle concepts like “Ikigai,” a Japanese concept related to living a meaningful and satisfying life, are gaining popular interest.
Older Women Exercise Benefits
Here’s news to share with your older women clients about exercise: Research reveals gender differences for exercise and cognitive function.
Exercise Improves Concentration in Children
New research shows exercise improves concentration in children, as exercise, concentration and quality of life are interconnected.
Tips for Getting Sleep
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 Still Help Mental Health
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.
Pilates Training Is a Game-Changer
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…
A New Meeting of Mind, Body and Soul
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.
Use the Psychology of Motivation to Stop Quitting
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.
Resilience From Exercise Competency
Research shows that feelings of competence may facilitate an individual’s ability to optimize the resilience gained from physical activity.
Yoga Mobility and Stability for Pain
While instructors are not expected to act as physical therapists, it’s worthwhile to learn how to program yoga mobility for pain management.
Pilates Benefits for Older Adults
Mat Pilates benefits for older adults included improved functional mobility, mobility, gait, balance and physical activity.
Benefits of Yoga for the Immune System
Can you use yoga for the immune system? Research shows it may have beneficial effects on inflammatory markers and cortisol levels.