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.
Men run slower and women run faster in competitive sports without an audience, according to research in Psychology of Sport and Exercise.
Can fitness professionals use heart rate variability data to help clients fine-tune their workouts and their all-important recovery?
Research shows that feelings of competence may facilitate an individual’s ability to optimize the resilience gained from physical activity.
It may be worthwhile to examine isometrics for runners which have more positive effects and less negative impact than static stretching.
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.
Study findings underscore that any intentional effort toward creating a more active lifestyle is beneficial, including micro workouts.
People who did 30–60 minutes of resistance training per week had increased longevity with a 10%–20% lower risk of early death.
Being sedentary or inactive may deactivate a protein in the body that plays a critical role in maintaining capillary density.
Data shows a need to improve Black men’s health outcomes, as Black men have the poorest performance in lifestyles that reduce heart disease.
If you’re over 60, studies suggest that 6,000–8,000 steps per day will reduce risks of early death and increase longevity.
Exercising and ensuring adequate levels of calcium and vitamin D intake can help improve bone health and prevent bone loss.
Small increases in fitness are linked with a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a longitudinal study with 649,605 veterans.
It’s time we come face to face with, well . . . faces! We’ve done a great job with pandemic- mandated virtual pivots, but now we can turn our energy back to in-person learning—and the 2022 IDEA® World Convention is the perfect place where we can face the future together. Without hesitation. Without limits.
Let’s take a step back and consider whether SMART goals are what we or our clients need. SMART goals are all about, well, setting goals. And goal setting is important because we need to know…
Sleep hygiene consists of habits and behaviors that help us to get enough good-quality sleep to leave us refreshed, both physically and mentally. These days, improving sleep hygiene is a priority for many overstressed clients,…
When determining what kind of warmup is best for the youth soccer teams you coach, take a cue from recent research.
The 2022 Bern Consensus Statement provides best practice guidelines for clinicians, athletes and coaches for managing a shoulder injury.