fbpx Skip to content

mind-body

Tag Archives

Woman performing Pilates training on a reformer.

Pilates Training Is a Game-Changer

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / August 19, 2021

Strong evidence shows that Pilates training is an effective conditioning method for healthy individuals, particularly those wanting to increase core stability. Furthermore, Pilates can be a game-changer for athletes. Benefits of Pilates Training Here’s a quick look at some of the evidence-based benefits of this style of exercise: Builds Muscular Strength and Endurance Multiple studies…

Read More
Enjoyable exercise can lift mood and improve neuroplasticity in adults.

Exercise Boosts Neuroplasticity, Helping Depression

By Kate Watson / August 12, 2021

In studying physical activity’s effect on depression, researchers from Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany found that exercise simultaneously lifts mood and boosts neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to change. It is neuroplasticity that lets us adapt to challenges and learn new processes. With its key findings, this research provides further evidence that physical activity benefits the brain. The…

Read More
Diverse group doing tai chi outdoors.

Tai Chi Is Good for Older Adults

By Cody Sipe, PhD / July 8, 2021

Why tai chi? These Chinese movement patterns have been around for centuries. In recent years, study after study has proven their benefits—particularly for older exercisers—yet most fitness professionals seem to know little about the practice. That’s too bad, because just about any fitness client can learn tai chi, and any fitness professional can teach it.…

Read More
Merrithew mind-body education

Expand Your Skillset With Pilates and Mind-Body Movement

By ... / March 30, 2021

Pilates and mind-body movement to keep your clients engaged, motivated and eager to keep moving with you in-person and virtually.

Read More
Growth mindset and exercise.

Growth Mindset and Exercise Adherence

By Angela Yochum, MEd / October 23, 2017

The theory of growth mindset is all about seeking out challenges, learning from mistakes and knowing how to keep going forward when you stumble. And it’s crucial to helping a large percentage of your clients in your classes or sessions. After all,  it’s not hard to retain confident exercise enthusiasts who love what you do.

Read More

ad placeholder

ad placeholder