According to research, resistance training may be superior for sleep quality improvement than aerobic exercise or a combined weight/cardio workout.
Being sedentary or inactive may deactivate a protein in the body that plays a critical role in maintaining capillary density.
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,…
How we can use the power of curiosity to help clients unlock and swing open the door to the behavior change they seek.
Fit pros can boost clients’ health by coaching them to get more physical activity when they’re going through major life events.
Researchers found a clear relationship between watching TV while growing up and cardiorespiratory fitness in adulthood.
Researchers studied whether physical activity and screen time was linked with children’s mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers propose a “weight-neutral” strategy that focuses on physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness, instead of weight loss.
Providing health education about the benefits of exercise, good eating habits and other “well-living” parameters can help former athletes.
Modern lifestyles are a breeding ground for chronic illness. Yet, there are regions where pockets of people do appear to be living longer.
A new mental imagery technique, “functional imagery training,” may help self-described “nonrunners” complete their first ultra-marathon.
We all intuitively understand the growing and widespread impact of stress on mental health, but stress physiology is just as deleterious.
Exercise, life purpose and happiness are a trio of ideas that enhance each other in meaningful ways. While your clients might not agree about the happiness part when they’re in the middle of a set of burpees, linking all the beyond-the-biceps benefits together can provide motivation and greater success.
Physical activity can mitigate the risk from poor sleep. This insight on exercise and sleep is according to new research findings.
Here’s another research-backed link between exercise and brain development for parents who don’t yet prioritize their children’s playtime.
Fitness professionals can take advantage of a newly discovered health and fitness motivation as facilities begin reopening.
An online survey of people during the pandemic shows a relationship between declining exercise and mental health outcomes.
Inactive people may have a second chance. Increasing physical activity in later life benefits benefits life expectancy, according to a study.