The Best Exercise for Alzheimer’s Disease

If you were asked to choose among cardiovascular exercise, resistance training and a combination of both to help people with Alzheimer&rsquo...

Secrets of Muscle Growth

Muscle growth is often a goal for people seeking guidance from qualified fitness professionals. Recently, researchers from the University of...

Fit Pros Face Body Image Pressures From Both Directions

How do personal trainers and fitness instructors fare in the face of body insecurities? A lot of us put pressure on ourselves—and each...

Social Media Contributes to Body Image Pressure

Body image issues in the fitness industry are nothing new. But the need for a more positive philosophy and more diverse perceptions of beaut...

Walking Speed: A Powerful Predictor of Functional Health

Thanks to a spike in pace-related research over the past decade, we now know that walking speed is a significant vital sign for older client...

Fitter Kids Have More Brain Gray Matter

While much research has pointed to a relationship between kids’ fitness and academic performance, we now have a new piece of the puzzl...

Location Is Everything When It Comes to BMI

The results are in: According to a new study, people who live within close proximity to a gym or activity center weigh less than those who d...

Creative Ideas That Inspire

KONGA®, at Funk & Twist Fitness in Basingstoke, England, is a high-intensity offering that incorporates elements of boxing, cardio, danc...

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