Lessons from 40 years of Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The history of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) provides a fascinating glimpse into what has stayed the same (eat plenty of fruits...

Most Coffee Drinkers Can Sip Their Brew Worry-Free

Here is some buzz-worthy news: Scientists seem to have pinpointed how many cups of coffee we can safely drink each day. A large 2017 review ...

Foam-Rolling Techniques: A 4-Step Formula

It seems as though the best way to foam-roll is in the name: Roll, and rolling back and forth has merit and support from the scientific comm...

TGIF! The New Happy Hour

As a fitness entrepreneur, you may have noticed that Fridays are clients’ least favorite days to exercise. Your studio is packed on Mo...

Sample Class: Tabata-Inspired Blast

The high-intensity interval training wave is still cresting, thanks to its positive metabolic effects and its ability to elicit results. HII...

Exercise Gives Women Instant Memory Boost

Do you have something important to remember? Study it first, and then take a short, light jog around the block. New science suggests that a ...

Sleep as Performance Enhancer?

For people who want to improve athletic performance, extra sleep may be critical. Sleeping even a modest amount more for 5 nights boosted th...

No-Neck-Pain Abs

How often do you hear participants complain about neck pain when you teach core moves in your classes? For many people dealing with ongoing ...

Why Introductory Offers Attract New Clients

Early in my career as a personal trainer, I was confused as to why my client base was growing at a glacial speed. After all, I had spent yea...

Warmup Plan: Targeting the Hips

Eager class participants want to tap into their highest potential, and group fitness instructors have been acknowledging this by offering wo...

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