A statement issued by the American College of Sports Medicine notes key challenges related to sports and mental health.
Outdoor golf seems to be gaining popularity, a profit center option for personal trainers who want to offer golf training to attract clients.
Parents may want to invest in exergaming programs, especially if their kids aren’t all that excited about fitness.
Did you know that Latino men have higher rates of disease related to low physical activity when compared with non-Latino white men?
We’ve all had to pivot these last 2 years—and not just while leading clients through multiple planes of motion). We’ve also learned that virtual training can add valuable dimensions to our offerings. But let’s face…
What past years have taught the fitness industry is that we must continue training with a purpose no matter what the world throws us.
What programs or fitness equipment are you finding most popular with participants as they begin to return to in-person training?
When promoting the value of regular exercise, consider sharing the bank account benefits from lower healthcare costs in the golden years.
Researchers revealed more risks of steroids, finding that using anabolic androgenic steroid over time accelerates brain aging.
Fitness professionals can take advantage of a newly discovered health and fitness motivation as facilities begin reopening.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is leading a national initiative called Active People, Healthy Nation to increase exercise.
Assessment is the starting point of any wellness goal. As the industry leans digital, we’re seeing more virtual fitness assessments.
An online survey of people during the pandemic shows a relationship between declining exercise and mental health outcomes.
While HIIT is popular, there are some controversies surrounding it. This column looks at HIIT research to bring some clarity.
Aches, pains, strains and stiffness can creep in, seemingly out of nowhere. For some of us, the pain affects the quality of our daily lives, and pinpointing the cause can seem like a wild goose chase. This was the case for the creator of the MELT Method, Sue Hitzmann. Developing MELT’s innovative approach to self-care—after an extensive dive down the rabbit hole of neurofascial research—was her ticket out of pain and many symptoms of aging. Two decades later, thousands of people have joined her on that journey.
Researchers designed a successful 3-year lifestyle program to increase the overall health of Latino children in low-income neighborhoods.
If clients ask about the benefits of supplemental testosterone therapy, you can share that circuit training provides more health benefits.
Time Under Tension (TUT) describes the amount of time a muscle is held under strain, which resistance bands optimize, according to research.
Health assessments that aggregate all Asian-American data mask differences across Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) ethnic groups.
The ICAA’s recent Call to Action invites businesses and organizations to implement wellness strategies to improve health for seniors.