We are thrilled to announce our inaugural collaborative event with the esteemed American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM): the 2024 IDEA & ACSM Health & Fitness Summit.
Now that 2023 is over, let’s explore the top five future fitness trends that will shape the fitness industry in 2024 and beyond.
Recent research on time-restricted eating and resistance training, plus several practical application tools to implement with your clientele.
Generally speaking, fitness program directors and creators may want to brainstorm how to offer family focused fitness programs, or how to provide more robust child care.
New research adds evidence to support moving away from using the Body Mass Index (BMI) as a sole assessment tool to measure cardiometabolic disease risk and overall health.
Recent research findings show that moderate-intensity activity of as few as 20 minutes, 5 days per week, can lower risks of depressive symptoms and reduce the odds of experiencing major depression.
Three weeks of mental training among untrained exercisers improved endurance exercise performance by 10% over those that did not receive mental training, as reported in the European Journal of Applied Physiology.
Isometric exercises are especially effective at reducing resting blood pressure, according to a study reported in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
The American Medical Association adopted a policy to clarify the role of BMI as an assessment tool in medicine at the Annual Meeting held in Chicago from June 9 to 14, 2023.
With the right training with balance sessions for older adults, you can help clients retain or regain balance and reduce fall risk.
Health statistics, risk factors and pathogenesis of osteoporosis, as well as exercise recommendations for improving bone health.
Flu season is a good time to remind clients of the value of consistent exercise. A recent study based on data from a nationally representative sample of US adults showed that if a person meets the minimum training guidelines for physical activity and muscle strengthening, they may reduce their risk of death by almost 50% when compared with people who do not meet any exercise guidelines.
A look at the R.I.C.E. method and why new research indicates using something called the M.E.A.T. method for acute inflammation may be better.
Len Kravitz, PhD, looks at HIIT research to bring clarity to three current claims around HIIT controversy.
Analysis of data found that any timing of exercise, moderate to vigorous, is linked with lower risks of all causes of death.
Jaw clenching without a mouthguard can work as a strategy to enhance isometric muscle contraction in the upper body, according to a study.
Recommended guidelines for exercise and mental health, which facilitators like personal trainers or group exercise instructors can use.
By altering rest intervals, resistance trained men were able to increase weighted squat training volume by approximately 7%.
This compensation trends report provides data on current wages in the industry as well as benefits and hiring and promotion criteria.
This column explores why increasing client daily step count and walking speed is a worthwhile goal for all fitness professionals.