Laura Quaglio

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio has more than 18 years' experience as a writer and editor for magazines, books, and websites, frequently on health, fitness, and nutrition topics. She enjoys researching a wide range of topics to bring readers surprising insights and expert advice. Laura is also a second degree black belt and spends her spare time costuming for high school theatre and attending her two kids' concerts and performances.

Recent Posts

Training Benefits American Fitness Magazine COVID-19 American Fitness Magazine Fall 2020

Moving Forward: A Fitness Pioneer’s Pandemic-Inspired Best Practices

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
0
  “My whole schtick when I opened in 2013 was to provide the fitness industry’s first one-on-one personal training that’s done in a group setting,” says Donny Day, NASM-CPT, owner of Peak Zone Fitness in Lake Highlands, Texas.
Read More

CPT Cardio

The Right Way to Breathe During Exercise

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
2
How The Lungs Work If you are studying for your test, brushing up for your clients, or just plain curious, here's some key information on breathing to consider.
Read More

Shoulders American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Winter 2020

Smart Moves for Strong Shoulders

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
0
Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. With so much of life happening at the front of the body (driving a car, typing on a computer and even doing many exercises, such as pushup and bench press), a lot of people have ...
Read More

American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Winter 2020

Not Sure About Small-Group Training? Here's Why (and How) to Give It a Try

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
0
  Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Some personal trainers are wary of small-group training, says Chris Stevenson, owner of Stevenson Consulting, IHRSA board member and certified master trainer for Technogym®. ...
Read More

How Group Exercise Can Help Certified Personal Trainers Thrive

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
0
Can personal training and group exercise classes coexist peacefully? Yes, says Rick Richey, MS, DHSC, host of The NASM-CPT Podcast. In fact, he asserts that making friends with group ex instructors can really help personal trainers to gain and retain ...
Read More

American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Winter 2019 hypertrophy OPT Model

3 Ways to Use Phase 3 of the OPT Model for Bodybuilders

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
0
  Orignally appeared in the winter 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine.  “Most of my training in my adult life has been with the Phase 3 guidelines. I just didn’t know it until I became certified with NASM 15 years ago,” says Aaron Guy, NASM-CPT, ...
Read More

Certified Personal Trainer Fitness NASM Edge American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Fall 2019

Fitness Tech: It’s Time to Make It Your Business

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
1
As an early adopter of fitness technology, Ted Vickey, PhD, once conducted a survey of about 200 fitness professionals. “The thing that I found most shocking was that trainers use technology for themselves, but they don’t yet use it for their clients,” ...
Read More

Certified Personal Trainer CES Fitness personal training American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Summer 2019

Training Edge: Industry News, Insights, and Tools

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
0
Build Neck Strength to Lower Concussion Risk In recent news published in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, researchers who examined previous studies on concussion concluded that increasing neck strength “could substantially reduce ...
Read More

Certified Personal Trainer Fitness American Fitness Magazine

Working Through Cancer: Exercise as a Part of Recovery

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
0
Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Cancer is serious business. It is second only to heart disease as Americans’ leading cause of death, and more than 1.7 million new cases of cancer are expected to be diagnosed ...
Read More

Fitness Training Benefits

Breathe Right: Inhale. Exhale. Repeat.

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
0
The act of breathing seems incredibly simple, but doing it properly can be surprisingly complex--and of vital importance to your clients' performance.
Read More
1 2