Pain is a common theme among a high percentage of clients and it often prevents them from reaching their goals. Fitness professionals know that corrective exercise is one strategy to help clients retain vibrant movement health and navigate life pain-free. As people aspire to return to their former levels of functional freedom, IDEA and its members stand ready to help them release restrictions and move with ease.
Researchers in evaluated the benefits of endurance, resistance, or combined endurance and resistance training for breast cancer survivors.
Research provides insight into a potential adverse effect on running performance due to the “spring forward” time changes.
Research shows that for the autism community, exercise goes beyond the health-related benefits and can improve behaviors
Exercise may counter psychological and metabolic aspects of prolonged stress experienced by people with “long COVID.”
Weight loss mindset may be key to client success. Pay close attention to mindset when coaching clients trying to lose weight.
New research shows exercise improves concentration in children, as exercise, concentration and quality of life are interconnected.
Higher aerobic fitness levels in older adults are more predictive of longevity than chronological age alone.
Researchers found that higher volumes of resistance training with lower loads were better for female athletes for preserving lean body mass.
Exercise promotes brain health, but the exact mechanism underlying this relationship remains unclear. New research reveals more.
Researchers have conducted ongoing studies to determine the benefits of prenatal exercise to an offspring’s metabolic health.
Marilyn LoPresti, PhD, has spent nearly four decades in education and has seamlessly transitioned her knowledge to each fitness class.
Exercise recommendations for people with disabilities like arthritis, hearing disabilities, visual impairments and intellectual disabilities.
A group of European researchers wanted to identify the exercise barriers to a more active lifestyle and behavioral factors that contribute.
People with muscular dystrophy who did 35 minutes of cycling three times per week had a 32% increase in fitness, according to a study.
Are you using the rating of perceived exertion (RPE) during strength training sessions with clients? If not, you may want to try it.
Low physical activity levels, even those below public health recommendations, can still reduce depression risks.
Researchers have recently explored the benefits of standing and regularly getting up and sitting down during the day.
If you train kids, are you including youth strength training? Researchers share evidence-based benefits of training as early as age 5–7.
Researchers conducted a study to tease out the relationship between a healthy gut microbiome, athletic performance and mental motivation.