Feb. 18 2008
Fitness trade journals report a 50% growth in Pilates from 1999. Both consumers and trainers have been educated by fitness journals, magazines and the standard media hype. Pilates has been touted as the... View More
Feb. 18 2008
What is Core Movement?The visible motion we see is the result of voluntary movement of superficial muscles. The beauty of that movement relies on complex patterns deep within the CNS (central nervous system).... View More
Feb. 18 2008
Robyn Naymick-White has been drawn to physical activity for as long as she can remember. "I was a competitive skater, played softball, ran track and danced in the local ballet company," she says.... View More
Jan. 9 2008
Yoga is more popular that ever. Why? Yoga provides a total body workout that enhances strength, cardiovascular condition, balance and flexibility. It also enhances bodily awareness, increases physical... View More
Dec. 19 2007
There are approximately 21 million people living with diabetes in the United States, and among that population are many athletes. A new position statement from the National Athletic Trainers Association... View More
Dec. 17 2007
Health clubs across the country are gearing up to help Americans make 2008 the year of healthy living, says the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). I Lost It at the Club! a... View More
Dec. 7 2007
The Fitness Together Franchise Corporation (FTFC) today announced the release of a six-step plan to better health created by CEO and founder Rick Sikorski. Recently featured on The Big Idea with Donny... View More
Nov. 7 2007
We all know that sleep is absolutely critical to feeling and looking our best every day. Quality and quantity of sleep takes front and center stage when it comes to our physical, mental and emotional performance... View More
July 18 2007
Today, the adult fitness group, including the expansive generation of baby boomers as well as an increasing number of generation x, is looking for a fitness program that goes beyond just improving... View More
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June 15 2007
We, as fitness and wellness professionals, pursue a noble undertaking, but if you compare the financial state of wellness of the average fitness professional to the financial state of wellness of the average... View More
March 29 2007
Are you trying to juggle your time, career, clients, family and exercise? Well, rest assured; you're certainly not alone! In the many stages of life, balance is a never-ending act. In fact, take a good... View More
Feb. 22 2007
Memberships, in all sizes and types of facilities, continue to rise each year and today represent more than 50 million across the US. Personalized exercise prescription has long been the number one ancillary... View More
Jan. 16 2007
The Hunt for Effortless Prosperity Capturing true prosperity is often an elusive goal for many fitness professionals. However, by simply adjusting your point of view, real success can find... View More
Jan. 16 2007
The wellness industry, a multi-billion dollar business, is so amorphous and so fluid in its evolution, it's hard to get one's arms around it, as is its consumer. The attitudes and behaviors of the wellness... View More
Jan. 15 2007
Feel Better in 2007 Starting with the Eighth Annual Yoga Day USA Nationally Sponsored Workshops Offered Saturday, January 27 Yoga for Body, Yoga for Mind, Yoga for Life! December... View More
Nov. 21 2006
To date, our series on the wellness center development has taken us from concept to construction and everywhere in between. Whether your wellness center is fitness-only, corporate wellness or a medical-based... View More
Nov. 21 2006
You have chosen the career path of a helping professional, and you have done so because you have a passion for helping others improve their lives. But many of you potentially face a difficult challenge... View More
Nov. 21 2006
To date, our series on the wellness center development has taken us from concept to construction and everywhere in between. Whether your wellness center is fitness-only, corporate wellness or a medical-based... View More
Nov. 21 2006
You're a passionate fitness or wellness professional, and as such, you have developed a loyal following of clients. And now, you are ready to take your business and career to the next level by opening... View More
Nov. 21 2006
You have chosen the career path of a helping professional, and you have done so because you have a passion for helping others improve their lives. But many of you potentially face a difficult challenge... View More