Mindset and Menopause
There’s no arguing about the benefit and importance of physical activity for our health, especially during menopause. And that’s only the starting point: Women transitioning through menopause benefit from a comprehensive approach—one that addresses both…
How the psychology of motivation can help you quit quitting and protect you from the forces determined to derail your dreams.
Exercise After Eating and Muscle Mass
New research shows that exercise after eating improves the body’s ability to use dietary amino acids to synthesize protein into muscle mass.
Coaching Clients Based on Attachment Styles
Understanding attachment styles can provide a window into client motivation and challenges—and offer strategies to encourage success.
Fit Tech Data for Coaching Success
Wearables and the fit tech data they produce have become an opportunity to deepen the client and fitness professional relationship.
Hypnotherapy for Behavior Change
Blink Fitness has created Gymnosis™, a hypnotherapy program to help motivate people to start and continue exercising.
Influencing Childhood Activity
Researchers studied influences over children to lead physically active lives, since childhood activity results in better health as an adult.
Evoke Your Client’s Intrinsic Motivation
Help your clients discover their intrinsic motivation through “change talk” in motivational interviewing and achieve their health goals.
Update on Prolonged Sitting
Prolonged sitting is linked with earlier death risk from all causes and for major cardiovascular disease, according to a large study.
Grit in Sports Training
Sports participation is linked with developing life skills that may improve success and build resilience, known as “grit” in sports training.
Seasonal Time Changes and Performance
Research provides insight into a potential adverse effect on running performance due to the “spring forward” time changes.
Weight Loss Mindset
Weight loss mindset may be key to client success. Pay close attention to mindset when coaching clients trying to lose weight.
Physical Activity Levels Among Teens Declining
Physical activity levels among American teens are declining. Researchers found that 75% of U.S. high-school students don’t meet daily levels.
Inspiring Attendees to Inclusive and Impactful Careers
Here’s a review of what the 2022 IDEA World Convention had to offer in personal training, exercise science, community-building and, as always, inspiration.
Fitness Social Media Images
How are you using imagery in social media to promote fitness? Research suggests weight-inclusive imagery is more effective.
Using Behavior Change Apps
To understand how apps support behavior change and how well-qualified fitness and wellness professionals may use them to further their clients’ goals, it’s important to embrace the fundamental truth that Pascal observed.
Use the Psychology of Motivation to Stop Quitting
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.
Resilience From Exercise Competency
Research shows that feelings of competence may facilitate an individual’s ability to optimize the resilience gained from physical activity.
Lift Weights for Better Sleep Quality
According to research, resistance training may be superior for sleep quality improvement than aerobic exercise or a combined weight/cardio workout.
Why Being Sedentary Makes Exercise Harder
Being sedentary or inactive may deactivate a protein in the body that plays a critical role in maintaining capillary density.