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Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise

By Judy Minich / October 13, 2021

Is there a positive relationship between Parkinson’s disease and exercise? Yes!  And personal trainers can make a real difference.

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COVID-19: Early Symptoms of Infection Vary

By Kate Watson / September 2, 2021

With COVID-19, early symptoms of infection vary among age groups and between men and women. That’s the conclusion of a paper that appeared recently in The Lancet Digital Health. The biggest differences occur between older adults (60 and over) and younger people (16–59 ). However, the first signs of illness also vary between women and men. Researchers from…

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Creating Inclusivity in Fitness

Create Inclusivity for Special Populations

By Maria Luque, PhD, MS, CHES / August 3, 2021

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?

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Stroke Recovery Training

By Judy Minich / May 25, 2021

Although many trainers may believe that ongoing stroke recovery is either the sole purview of physical therapists or limited to those so infirmed that progress is limited, there is an incredible opportunity to make a profound difference to survivors.

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