wellness

How Stress Affects The Body: A Helpful Guide

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Stress stimulates appetite, it increases abdominal fat, it increases risks for disease and it can even play a role in our intimate relationships. The list could keep going, but what exactly is stress and how is it connected to all these consequences?
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wellness

The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
Consistently exercising over time has an array of health benefits. It’s easy for individuals to emphasize the physical benefits of exercise more, but there are a variety of mental health benefits that are just as important to note.
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wellness spotlight

Reasons Why You Should Become a Wellness Coach

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
It is somewhat shocking to look at statistics on death and chronic illnesses in the United States only to realize that many of these diseases are entirely preventable by lifestyle choices. Metabolic disorders (i.e., dyslipidemia and type 2 diabetes), ...
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wellness Master Instructor Roundtable

Introduction to NASM's Certified Wellness Coach

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
After nearly two years in the making, NASM’s largest program ever—Certified Wellness Coach (CWC)—has just been made available for pre-order. Focused on the interaction of mindfulness, movement, recovery & regeneration, nutrition, and more this course ...
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wellness Behavior Change

8 Tips to Reduce Imposter Syndrome

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
Imposter syndrome is a common internal experience that can occur to anyone even in the fitness world. The good news is that individuals who might experience Imposter Syndrome can work on these tendencies and slowly chip away and overcome these thoughts ...
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wellness spotlight

6 Practical Steps to Manifesting

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
In the plethora of information available on the internet, finding concrete and user-friendly information on how to make a life change or successfully work towards a new goal can be overwhelming. The good news is that working towards your intentions does ...
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wellness Behavior Change

Understanding and Using the Enneagram Test as a Coaching Tool

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
As health and wellness professionals, we are always looking at tools we can use with our clients to help them develop and gain personal insights that can propel them into taking future actions.
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wellness

Exercise as Stress Management: How Workouts Help Your Wellbeing

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager |
Exercise should not be stressful. I repeat exercise should not be stressful. Exercise should alleviate stress.
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wellness

Gym Anxiety Tips: How You Can Overcome ‘Gymtimidation’ and Start Working Out

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
Just thinking about going to the gym might make your heart race and sweat glands activate, but not in anticipation of the heart-pumping workout ahead of you. Instead, it may be feelings of stress and anxiety holding you back from going all-in with a ...
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wellness

Learning to Accept and Let Go

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
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.
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