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Chronic Diseases

Creating Inclusivity in Fitness

Create Inclusivity for Special Populations

More than ever, creating inclusivity is vital to the fitness industry.  And, even more importantly, it’s vital to the people we want to help.

Think it of this way: More than 70% of Americans don’t exercise enough to obtain a health benefit (Laskowski 2012). Why is this percentage so high when it’s well-known that even a small amount of physical activity can improve and even prevent some chronic diseases?

Two male friends jogging in a forest.

Why the Benefits of Exercise Vary

We know that everyone can experience the benefits of exercise, but it has remained unclear why different people may respond to the same exercise program in different ways. The mechanistic links between physical fitness and…

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