wellness

Self-Care: 5 Tips for Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
Self-care is a word that keeps emerging in news articles and company-wide employee emails during the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the unprecedented stress many individuals face, some companies are re-establishing their Employee Assistance Program (EAP) ...
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Coping with Pressure, Anxiety and Adversity in Uncertain Times

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
One of the big things that separate high-performance athletes from the rest of us is their ability to cope with the anxieties of competition on a regular basis. But the secret to their success isn't a secret! 
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Moving Meditations: A Wellness Upgrade

Lisa Quigley |
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Fitness wellness Recovery

Shedding a New Light on Your Rest Day

Morgan Shapiro
Morgan Shapiro |
Rest days. Something all of us gym rats know we need to partake in, but often have a hard time doing. We are regularly exposed to phrases such as "no days off" or "no pain, no gain."
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CPT Fitness wellness American Fitness Magazine

Emotions in Motion: Exercise as an Anxiety Intervention

Angie Miller, MS
Angie Miller, MS |
In the gym, we expect to use our body’s full range of motion. In life, we’re entitled to a full range of emotions, too. Provided we’re able to express and manage our emotions appropriately, this is healthy. But for some people, emotions can affect ...
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Incorporating Resilience Based Thinking in Daily Life

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
Resiliency is a highly prevalent topic in today’s culture, as there is an increased understanding that mindset impacts wellbeing. Additionally, as work and life demands have increased in our fast paced society, resiliency has become an important part of ...
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Fitness wellness

Tips to Incorporate Mindful Breaks from Technology

Dana Bender
Dana Bender |
With the growing utilization of technology in both personal and professional life, there seems to be less time to “just be” without a plethora of stimuli around us. Between computer use at work, smartphone use in our personal life, and the popularity of ...
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Fitness wellness American Fitness Magazine

Well Enough to Serve

Lawrence Biscontini, MA |
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.”
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Tracking Heart Rate Variability to Help Manage Client Stress

Josh Elsesser
Josh Elsesser |
Stress is one of the major contributing factors to over 60% of all human illness and disease1. So it’s not surprising that stress is also preventing your personal training clients from achieving the results that they are working so hard for.
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wellness Nutrition Advice

Healthy Body Image: You Are More Than a Number!

Emily Bailey |
“Well, there it is again… another disappointing number. I just don’t understand. I trained hard at the gym all this week and I know I ate healthy too. I was feeling great until I saw the number on the scale that indicated I haven’t lost a pound this ...
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