To Break the Sugar Habit, Dial Down the Blue Light

Being glued to your smartphone at night may not be so smart if you’re trying to stick to a healthy diet. In research presented at the ...

Resist the Twist: Core Stabilization Postures

One of the many benefits of yoga is that it requires a “proximal to distal” approach. A strong core (proximal) is central to dev...

Why Kids Need More Water

Nutrition professionals have long known that the beverages our youth choose to drink can hugely affect their diet quality and health. Three ...

Sample Class: Seated Exercises for Older Adults

Older adults are more susceptible to deficits in cardiovascular fitness, muscle mass, strength and power, which may ultimately lead to losse...

Snacking Calories Add Up

With the holiday season comes a bounty of tasty nibbles! But a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tells a cautionary tale a...

Picking the Brain

As the control center for the body’s nervous system, the brain participates in every human function. From sensing to controlling motor...

November 2019 Question of the Month: Is Social Media a Nutritional Black Hole?

Nutrition advice from social media “experts” is best viewed with a huge grain of Himalayan pink salt, says new research presente...

How to Increase Confidence and Fitness Class Size

Group fitness instructors have a reputation for being fearless extroverts. And it does take self-confidence to stand in front of a group of ...

Incorporating Transverse-Plane Core and Rotation Work

When you watch someone hit a golf ball, throw a punch or simply retrieve groceries from the car, it’s evident that human movement occu...

Posture and Food Tasting

Often we are told to rise up from our chairs to help offset the health woes associated with sitting too much. But if we want to glean more j...

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