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Tai Chi for Seniors

Kathy Kuenzer 0
While there may be disagreement about how long the Chinese have practiced the martial art of tai chi—2,500 years or 400?—there is little dispute that in its current form, it makes practitioners feel healthier. Tai chi was originally a form of Chinese ...
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Can Superfoods Equal Super Performance?

Emily Bailey 0
Meet three of today’s superfood darlings: açai berries, beetroot juice, and curcumin. What does the research say regarding their impact on athletic performance, recovery, and overall health? Here’s the delicious news.
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5 Yoga Hip Stretches for Increasing Flexibility

Laurel van den Cline 0
Most of us sit...a lot. We sit when we drive to work, we sit at a desk, we sit at home. Even cycling, or at the gym with certain ab and weight training exercises, our hips are flexed and can become tight. It doesn't matter whether the movement is when ...
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Leveraging Digital Health In Group Training

Josh Trent 0
With a surge of new fitness apps, wearable devices, and wellness technologies, trainers are beginning to enter the next level of smart coaching with the potential to garner more money from clients that are getting better results.
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Fit versus Fat – Which Rules Your Health?

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Can a person be fit, yet also be fat? For most of us, a fair assumption would be to believe (at least initially) that the answer is ‘no’, but when you examine the research on this relationship, and the subsequent effects on mortality rates, there is no ...
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Diabetes – Safe and Effective Exercise Programming

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that impairs the body’s ability to either produce or effectively use insulin, a key hormone for moving glucose from the bloodstream to the working muscles. Diabetes is currently ranked as the seventh leading cause of ...
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Fitness Training Benefits

Implementing Safe and Effective Training Methods

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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The Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model is a planned, systematic, periodized training system. It is designed to concomitantly improve all functional abilities including flexibility, core strength, muscular endurance, neuromuscular control, and ...
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Body & Soul: A More Spiritual Approach to Fitness

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By Sari Harrar As fitness professionals, we know how to assess and help our clients physically. We often guide them nutritionally. And we even have motivational tools to help them mentally. But could there be a key ingredient we’re not calling into play? ...
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