Study findings underscore that any intentional effort toward creating a more active lifestyle is beneficial, including micro workouts.
Being sedentary or inactive may deactivate a protein in the body that plays a critical role in maintaining capillary density.
Exercising and ensuring adequate levels of calcium and vitamin D intake can help improve bone health and prevent bone loss.
The 2022 Bern Consensus Statement provides best practice guidelines for clinicians, athletes and coaches for managing a shoulder injury.
Experts debate whether and how muscle fiber types can be shifted through training. And training matters, according to a review study.
Whether you’re helping clients recover from an injury or improve their performance, attention to joint stability will play a pivotal role.
This article provides you with the evidence-based tools to help clients make a strong start in increasing muscular hypertrophy.
New research adds to our understanding of the limited risks of physical activity and its connection to osteoarthritis.
During menopause, women experience a hormonal shift that can often be detrimental to their quality of life and body image. Physical changes in appearance, such as graying hair and wrinkles, are a normal part of…
Fit pros can boost clients’ health by coaching them to get more physical activity when they’re going through major life events.
Exercise is known to be an effective treatment for chronic, nonspecific lower-back pain — a common malady experienced by millions.
People with heart disease can accrue additional health benefits with increasingly higher physical activity levels.
Know the basics of bone loss, and help your clients grow and retain the strongest bones possible with these training strategies.
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Fitness trackers aren’t new. Remember when you first strapped on a heart rate monitor and synched it with your watch or cardio machine?
Scientists observed a different response pattern among female athletes who are naturally cycling and those on contraceptives.
The challenge for the use of BMI is that it’s not adjusted for known differences in body composition and risk factors for people of color.
Telling a person to “take a hike,” used to be a bit of an insult, but sending someone on a trek is really more of a favor. Besides having physical benefits, hiking improves mental health by fostering a relationship with nature. Research shows that spending time among trees and the great outdoors reduces blood pressure, lowers cortisol and adrenaline levels, and amps up the immune system (Mitten 2016).
“The Hip Hook is the first and only muscle release tool for both the psoas and iliacus muscles—the primary hip flexors. You can’t relax one without relaxing the other,” explains Koth.
Personal trainers understand that one program does not fit every client and that genes may play a role. Still, it can be frustrating when you have two clients who appear similar in numerous ways but…