Dana Bender

Dana Bender
Dana Bender, MS, NBC-HWC, ACSM, E-RYT. Dana Bender works as a fitness and wellness Program Manager for HealthFitness in Chicago. Dana is also a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, an Adjunct Professor with Rowan University, an E-RYT 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher, AFAA Group Exercise Instructor, ACSM Exercise Physiologist, and ACE Personal Trainer. Learn more about Dana at www.danabenderwellness.com.

Recent Posts

Fitness spotlight

6 Tips to Keep Health and Fitness Goals at the Top of Mind When Returning Back to Work

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Many organizations have started asking their employees to return to work onsite after they had been working remotely during the last year and a half due to the pandemic. While very few companies have transitioned to a full-remote work model, most of the ...
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Workout Plans spotlight

5-Week Workout Plan for Beginners – Getting Your Feet Wet with Fitness

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With the multitude of workouts available on the internet, it can feel overwhelming to get started. Also, beginner exercisers, or those just getting back into it after a break, might not know the best place to start.
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Workout Plans spotlight Muscles

Gluteus Medius Exercises for Safe Outdoor Exercise

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It's officially summertime which means more opportunities for outdoor exercise. During this time of year, outdoor exercise enthusiasts enjoy more frequent runs and walks to maximize the time spent enjoying the warmer weather.
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wellness

Learning to Accept and Let Go

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Dana Bender
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Feelings of stress can manifest in different ways for different people. In some cases, internal tension emerges because situations in our lives do not match our internal expectations, or because things do not go as per our plan. Over the years, I have ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

How to Be Healthy Without Restricting Foods: 8 Tips for Success

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I have often heard clients, fitness center members, and friends share their weight loss journey through improved nutritional habits over my fifteen years as a fitness and behavioral change professional. Most of these examples and stories are positive and ...
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wellness

7 Ways to Reduce Stress Through Mindfulness

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As we navigate work and personal life, there will be moments when thoughts of an unknown situation and its related outcomes will weigh heavily on one's mind resulting in feelings of stress and rumination. This blog will talk about 7 ways you can ...
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NASM-PES

Strength Training Principles: How to Educate New Clients Effectively

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As trainers and fitness professionals, it is essential to remember that every client and member we work with starts their strength training journey with a different baseline and understanding of strength training principles and best practices. Many ...
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Fitness COVID-19

5 Tips for Setting Realistic New Year’s Resolutions Despite the Pandemic

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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As we consider setting personal resolutions for 2021, it is crucial to recognize that the goal-setting process and the behaviors are chosen to achieve those goals might look different this year due to the pandemic.
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Workout Plans COVID-19

8 Tips for Transitioning Back to At-Home Workouts During the Pandemic

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Dana Bender
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With COVID-19 numbers rising exponentially across the country, many avid fitness center enthusiasts might be concerned that their local fitness center will close again due to safety precautions and local regulatory guidelines.
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CPT Personal Trainer Marketing

The Benefits of Personal Training With Multiple Revenue Streams

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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There is a wide range of benefits of having multiple streams of income regardless of your field. In the fitness industry, taking advantage of various streams of income can include numerous options. Over the years, I have implemented this strategy in my ...
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