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Behavior Change and MotivationFitness

Stephanie is your newest fitness client. She’s 42 years old and works 50 hours a week as a certified public accountant. She would like to quit smoking, give up junk food and get active—all the foundations of a healthy lifestyle. Fast-forward 6 months. Stephanie is still smoking and still lunching

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Our fitness careers demand an almost nonstop service-oriented approach to work. ­Unfortunately, constantly empowering other people’s wellness can leave us feeling empty, which is why I often tell people I mentor, “We can’t serve tea from an empty teapot.” We have to learn to care for ourselves without harming our

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness Professionals

Vu Nguyen was strong and fit. He didn’t drink or smoke. But on a sweltering July day in 2018, the 50-year-old Cleveland police officer collapsed during a 1.5-mile run that was part of a training exercise. He died 4 days later. Medical authorities blamed rhabdomyolysis, a rare but serious medical

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Proper assessment and training of the foot musculature are vital to optimal health. Given that the feet are our foundation and interact with our environment daily, it affects the whole body if they hurt. The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society categorizes problematic foot and ankle issues by specific area:

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Each of us has held beliefs—obtained through observation, experience or even formal education—that were later found to be wrong. In fact, medical schooling begins with a warning: “Half of all that you will be taught will be proven false in the future, yet which half cannot be known at present!”

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